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Do programs use less resources when run for longer?

Would a computer program or app use less resources the longer it is kept active? I understand that this might be true, because of caching and the likes, but it feels really odd to me that when running ...
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Why is systemd CPUQuota setting not visible in any <show> listings?

If I show the settings of my clamav systemd services, they do not display a CPUQuota setting. They display only CPUQuotaPerSecUSec settings. ._. systemctl show clamav* --all | grep CPUQuota ...
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How to check real consuption of memory in task manager

on my notebook with 32 gb ram I can see only partially how many GB individual processes takes. This does not correspond at all to what is in the 12 gb graph vs what is in the detail. Is there any way ...
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Why would multiple process launched from the same .exe be faster when launched from different copies of the .exe in windows

I am seeing some strange application behavior on some win 2012 servers. A service launches up to 8 instances of someApp.exe. as the process terminates the service launches another so there are always ...
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Why does my computer cap out on resources after 10+ hours of run time

So I am currently running an i5-8400 CPU with a 1060 3GB GPU with 16 GB of ram. I play Minecraft or code in java, and for both I use around 4-5GB of ram for each. But if I close out of all of those ...
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How to check how much CPU assigned to my VPS?

I have bought a VPS service that is claimed to give 4 cores wuth total 6GHz power. I have installed CentOS 8 on this VPS and want to check if I have that power of CPU or not? This is the info I do get ...
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How can I reduce the consumption of the `vmmem` process?

I installed docker on windows home which uses WSL2 as a backend. However, since doing this a process called vmmem seems to be consistently consuming a lot of computational resources. I ran docker stop ...
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monitor resource usage on remote pc

I am looking for a free software tool that periodically (daily) gives me an overview of a PC at a different location. The overview then contains at least: - how many times / how many minutes of ...
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How to modify start orb with resource editor? [closed]

I tried xneditor, resource editor, resource hacker, resource builder, and a few other programs to edit my explorer.exe. I simply draw over orb bmps to test the idea first. Some of resource editors ...
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Monitor folder size

Is there a way to monitor and log folder size in Bash/Ubuntu? I'm running some computations and I need to know how much disk space they need. They may create some temporary folders for a few minutes/...
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How can I replace all occurences of Firefox 70's new logo?

I managed to replace the icons via Resource Hacker, but there's still the new logo left when opening a new tab, which doesn't show in Resource Hacker: Is there anyone who can tell me how to replace ...
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How do I silently monitor resource usage over time?

Is there a way to monitor resource usage (CPU, memory, GPU, etc.) over an extended period of time on my PC? I would like to monitor which processes are using the most resources as well. I have tried ...
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Windows 10 - How to disable Windows File Protection?

I'm trying to modify my Windows Laptop to use my own custom icons. I found a software called "Resource Hacker" that can go into a file, and in my case, an executable, and change any data within it, ...
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Windows server 2019 shows 0% cpu usage

I have two servers, one with 2xXeon E5-2450v2 and one with 2xXeon E5-2420, both have windows server 2019 installed. A weird issue I've noticed is both servers show 0% cpu usage in both task manager ...
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E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)?

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to acquire the dpkg frontend lock (/var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend), is another process using it? ...
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Azure PowerShell not finding my VM

I was trying to increase the size of the OS-disk on my Azure VM (Windows Server). I was following this MS doc: MS docs Expand OS Drive I can connect to my Subscription, but it can't seem to find my ...
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Fully remove a default program association for file types in Windows 10?

Not a single answer from here worked for me. I want to delete the .resource association with Total Commander. Approach 1 I open registry, go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\...
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What is the correct way to turn a second computer into a simple expansion for the first? [closed]

I have two computers side-by side in the same large case. One is a gaming rig, one is currently just managing case fans and doesn't even have an OS. I have a truly insane number of peripherals. ...
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How to monitor Windows bandwidth over a graph?

Windows Resource Monitor shows me a graph of bandwidth for the past 60 seconds only. Is there any way to monitor the bandwidth for a longer period but every second included just like the Resource ...
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Why is `ulimit` not limiting the memory usage as I expect?

I am trying to limit the memory usage of a process $ulimit -m 2 $/usr/bin/time -l ./myProcess arg1 arg2 The process run without being killed until time outputs 7.00 real 4.83 user ...
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Is there a "Switch User" functionality in Windows that doesn't require switching users?

For Example: I'm working on 2 massive projects on a PC with limited screen real-estate and resources and would like to easily be able to switch between the 2 projects, without having to close and re-...
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How to change VLC's splash screen

VLC Forums won't accept registrations by now, so I'll just ask it here. How can I replace this icon in the middle . I'm big on customization, I even successfully replace VLC's icon to much flatter ...
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ASUS software atkexComSvc.exe keeps the clock at 100%

I bought an ASUS motherboard 970 Gaming Pro Aura, all runs ok except that a service from its software (atkexComSvc.exe) keeps the clock at 100% and uses about 17% to 25% of the processor resources. I ...
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What "-" (minus signal) means as a value for "type" in /etc/security/limits.conf file

I've seen on the documentantion the following about the type field of /etc/security/limits.conf: - for enforcing both soft and hard resource limits together. Note, if you specify a type of '-' ...
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How can I share server resources (Ram/CPU) to my PC on LAN?

I have a Windows 2012 Server (Dell hardware) with 32GB RAM and good processing power (Xeon) that is more or less out of use now. I have a Win 10 laptop, that I do some graphics work and I would like ...
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Keep up server performance with systemd

I would like to execute a long-running, memory-intensive task without influencing the performance of my server. My server has 4GB RAM and I created a 30GB swap file. There is very memory-hungry ...
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Not able to create new dir with file using resources in vb.net

Dim sPath As String sPath = System.IO.Path.Combine(Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.MyDocuments)) For i = 1 To 50 Threading.Thread.Sleep(100) Application....
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What are the weird images inside the RCDATA of System32/imageres.dll used for?

I was looking at what's inside C:/Windows/System32/imageres.dll (which contains most icons used by windows 8.1) and noticed it also contains some files inside its RCDATA which are not image files. ...
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Why Is My Speed Showing Faster Than Max Speed

I am converting .mkv files to .mp4 files using handbrake. I understand that this program is a total resource hog, but it is the best one I have found that can batch convert. Regardless of all of ...
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How i can edit the Windows XP setup screen?

I am making a custom Windows XP installer for education. I need to replace the "Windows Setup" string to another string, like "MediaCenter Setup".
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I want to share the hardwares between two systems which are connected on the same network

I want to share the hardwares between two systems which are connected on the same network. I am having two desktops, one with 16GB RAM and other with 48GB RAM. Both are running CentOS minimal. I want ...
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What DLL resources uses Windows XP to show its icons?

I want to change the Windows XP icons. I know that Windows 7 depends of imageres.dll for show icons, like folders, files, Computer icon, ... But, what is the DLL file that Windows XP depends for ...
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how to make my laptop run on minimum resources?

I download large files so I want to leave the laptop on for 3 or 4 days. I guess I should reduce the resources consumption so it doesn't heat up much. How can I do that? Also is this logic right or ...
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How do I tell which sublime plugin(s) are resource hogs?

Just what the title says, the rest is detail :) Relatively often my ST3 instance hangs for a couple of seconds (or just now, which prompted this post, it hung indefinitely and I had to kill the ...
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Spark standalone running job error

Have been stuck on this error for a few days, desperately need help. So with standalone deploying mode, I am trying to run sample jobs, yet no matter how simple the job is (even starting spark-shell ...
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firefox downloading something hiddenly

I just detected high data usage by Firefox even when no web page is opened.it's really a problem because all my data consume by Firefox quickly . this is a snap shot My question is can i identify ...
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How to bring back sites and resource document into the resource reservation database

For some reason, Some of my sites and resource documents have disapeared from the resource and reservation database, but they are still in Domino Directory so users can book using the mail calendar. ...
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How to replace icon in executable file?

I'm aware of this answer: How can I replace icons of an application's executable? And that answer: https://stackoverflow.com/q/14370553/261217 I've tried Resource Hacker, Resource Hacker FX, XN ...
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Reported 'Receive' vs Download

My computer is reporting that I am receiving (va wifi in case that matters at 30 Mbps; the active download is downloading at around 3.4 MB/S. (Perhaps this is a difference in the MB/S vs Mbps so I'm ...
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Outlook 2010 - Attach room image(s) to room resource

We are trying to migrate off of a paid meeting/room software product to using outlook for rooms/meetings. Pretty much everything seems to work how we want it including adding room attributes. Where I'...
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How to increase Windows 7's GUI resources (set it more as a Desktop computer, not server computer)

There is an app I am running on Windows 7 that may take up too much GUI resources (or file handles or TCP/IP resources) and sometimes it will stop responding for 30 seconds. I can see in the Task ...
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How can I get Linux to show total CPU usage?

I want to show how much the CPU is used over time. Using system monitor, I am able to show CPU usage, but only the 4 individual cores. I want to be able to show a graph of the total CPU usage. In ...
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Is there a security risk if I contribute CPU resources?

I am looking at donating some of my surplus processing to a worthy cause like folding@home or World Community Grid. I have two options that I am looking at, a dedicated old Optiplex that I hate to ...
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Java platform takes too much resources [closed]

I'm running Win8 on my Intel E2180 2 GHz dual core CPU w/2GByte memory machine. The point that annoys me most is the line in the Task Manager saying Java(TM) Platform SE binary It takes from 70% to ...
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Windows 7 - Shortcut for Task Scheduler automatically connecting to another computer

I frequently have to quickly connect to a remote PC's Task Scheduler to start/stop tasks. I would like to have a shortcut that I can just click on that will open Task Scheduler and automatically ...
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Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas I received the error message "Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or ...
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Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas

I received the error message "Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas" on ONE of my computers (Out of 2). My worksheet contains: (Inside a single worksheet, not ...
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How can I reliably check how much resources do processes take up? (Is there a WinDirStat for RAM, CPU, etc?)

I've been using WindirStat for quite some time and am amazed by how efficiently and clearly it shows which content takes up space on my computer. The rectangles are grouped by folder and extension. ...
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Windows, why your 8 GB of RAM feel like a few MB?

I'm on Windows 7 x64 with 4-core Intel i7 and 8 GB of RAM, but lately it feels like my computer's "RAM" is located solely on the hard drive. Here is what the task manager shows: The total amount of ...
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Internet Seems To Disconnect When I Use More Resources

So the past couple of weeks, my internet disconnects and connects continuously. If I am running just a couple programs like for example skype it's fine, however if I run skype, firefox, and an online ...
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