ulimit provides control over the resources available to the shell and to processes started by it, on systems that allow such control

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How to increase stack limit permanently without restarting

I need to increase the default stack size on Linux. As I know there are usually two ways: ulimit -s size /etc/security/limits.conf The ulimit method only works as long as I am logged in. ...
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strange behaviour with ulimit on Mac OS X 10.6

I get some very strange behaviour when working with ulimit. I just open up a new shell Hector:~ robertj$ ulimit -a core file size (blocks, -c) 0 data seg size (kbytes, -d) ...
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ulimit soft limit for file descriptors - for a non-root user on CentOS 5.6

I am needing to increase the soft limit for "file descriptors", and make it effective for a non-root user (lets say user1). Ran these commands, while logged in as user1: >ulimit -a core ...
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how to limit resource in Linux

I've posted a question about this few hours ago on Stack Overflow: Linux bash inline command to execute a program and limit the resource As I know, to limit the resource I can use ulimit ...
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Linux: Make “ulimit” limits be cumulative across spawned “subprocesses”

Let's say I have program #1 launching program #2 which is launching program #3. If I call ulimit -t 10 before calling program #1, then EACH program will be alloted 10 seconds of CPU time. Could I ...
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ulimit broke my server

I ran "ulimit -v 75" to get SBCL working, and now nothing will run on my server. $ sbcl Killed $ vi Killed $ man ulimit Killed $ ulimit -v 256 -bash: ulimit: virtual memory: cannot modify limit: ...