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High CPU usage...

Posted 04-21-2009 at 11:51 AM by easwar14

Hello Friends,

I need some help in analyzing the a high CPU problem.

My system was extremely slow and when i did a top command i can see only one process is running and its occupying 100% CPU. I tried seeing some error message using dmesg and in /var/log/messages/ but no help. :-(

I want to know why it was occupying 100% and what did the process doing. Please help.

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Key steps to increase Linux desktop adoption

Posted 04-20-2009 at 08:23 AM by Indymaynard

If you use Linux and you're reading this, you probably love Linux. It's a fantastic replacement for the operating systems that we are usually forced to use. Linux is stable, safe, and easy to use.

In the last couple of years, hardware support has, almost literally, exploded for Linux. There are only a few items that don't "just work" out of the package. And this brings up the first problem. Those few pieces of hardware that don't work are always the ones you have laying...
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How to use apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04

Posted 04-20-2009 at 02:18 AM by sridhar11

apt-p2p is a p2p proxy for apt dowloads, it will act as a proxy between apt requests and a repository server, downloading any request files from peers (if possible), else will fallback to direct HTTP download. In general, apt-p2p save bandwidth, use limited cpu and memory resources and reduce congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.apt-p2p will get the request files from peers,therefore, it will avoid the congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.

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testing on linux-internet only distro

Posted 04-19-2009 at 04:27 PM by pereznet (Interoperability)
Updated 04-19-2009 at 04:30 PM by pereznet

Sorry, about not posting sooner.
unlike most bloggers, I actually have a life and a job.
Ha ha ha , just kidding.

I have been testing PClinuxOS, Damn Samll Linux


PCLinuxOS is a great distro. The install was a snap.I was able to use everything write out of the install.I mean everything; networking, internet, MS apps-Wine, viewing Quicktime, WMP movies, really cool stff.

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feng shui of linux

Posted 04-18-2009 at 07:12 PM by emptyspaceenterprises

Since I am presently unable to help anyone out with true linux type concerns. I humbly present this to

Kidco and spinich pesto: I use this manual_labor_pablum_making_device purchased from kidco to make
a garlic_spinach_sunflowerseed_veg.oil_salt pesto spread to be applied to toasted and buttered home made
bread. I find it to be excellent.

I started to read chapter5 of the LDD. Switched over to trying to communicate between 2 c++ program...
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