CPUTool – Limit and Control CPU Utilization of Any Process in Linux

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Aaron Kili

Aaron Kili is a Linux and F.O.S.S enthusiast, an upcoming Linux SysAdmin, web developer, and currently a content creator for TecMint who loves working with computers and strongly believes in sharing knowledge.

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2 Responses

  1. joe says:

    Hello, TecMint Team,

    Thanks for writing a wonderful article, I have a doubt. Can we limit uses of CPU in range?

    As I want to limit from 50-80% of CPU uses for dd command.

    • Aaron Kili says:

      @joe

      Good concern, we stated it as a range because after limiting CPU usage to a given percentage, the value will not just remain exactly at what you have set. It keeps on changing but remains either slightly lower or higher that the set value.

      Try out the examples provided in the guide, and watch using top or glances what happens after setting a certain percentage. Thanks.

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