Limit CPU Usage of a Process in Linux with CPULimit Tool

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Aaron Kili

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4 Responses

  1. The TechReader says:

    --background or -b is no longer a valid option.

  2. gera says:

    such tool is a bit outdated for these times, since long time ago, Linux allows controlling these kind of resources via cgroups, in a much more way than using SIGSTOP/SIGCONT. Indeed in current times, you have systemd-run to do these kinds of things and much more.

    • Aaron Kili says:


      Yap, that’s true. Thanks for pointing this out, we’ll soon organize an article about cgroups and resource control especially under systemd. However, these tools are still useful even in current Linux systems.

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