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What is the memory limit on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I'm a inexperienced user on Linux and was wondering if it had any limit. Windows has limit 32bit-4GB, 64bit-128GB or so. Any help appreciated. Does the 32bit version of ubuntu have a limit?
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Running an executable with fixed execution-time and memory limit and getting exit-code

What is the best way to run an executable with execution-time and memory(RAM) limit (e.g. 2.5 seconds and 32768 kB)? Also I need to get the exit-code if it exits without violating time and memory ...
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How to enable cpuset on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have set up CPU sets with cset in Ubuntu 12.04, but they are not respected. Processes just use all the CPU they can, no matter what set they are assigned to. It seems that cpuset is not enabled. ...
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Speed limiting Ubuntu server

I am looking for a way to limit the download and upload speed of my Ubuntu server (router). I want to have 20 Mb DOWN and 20 Mb UP total. I tried trickle and wondershaper, with no success. ...
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Allocate users disk space? [duplicate]

If possible i'd like to allocate disk space to users. I run a large collection of users and on sign up i'd like to include a folder limit. Is there a command for this?
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Limit login to one active session on a computer

We use multiple ubuntu (12.04) computers in our network which are authenticated with an active directory (Windows 2008 Domain). We would now like to limit each ubuntu computer to 1 active X session. ...
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gnome nanny dosen't work ubuntu 13.10

Good morning, i am looking for a other software like the gnome nannylike because he doesnt work on my 13.10 ubuntu I will use that for restricting some words, and limit internet access. I also used ...
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Is it possible to install LiveUSB persistent on NTFS or ext4?

Why liveUSB can be installed as persistent only on FAT/FAT32 where max file size is limited to 4GB? Is it possible to choose another files system somehow, for example NTFS or EXT4 for liveUSB ubuntu ...
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SCP stalls only wen limiting bandwidth [duplicate]

When I don't limit my bandwidth it works fine, but I want to limit my bandwidth otherwise no one else on the network can access the internet because I am using up every available byte of bandwidth, ...
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How to set the number of maximum cores Minecraft can use?

I am working on a simple and open source Minecraft webadmin that makes starting, stopping and killing possible over a web interface and I bumped into a problem. I want to maximize the number of CPU ...
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Modify limits of process (ulimit -n)

Is it possible to change the: - soft limit and - hard limit of a SPECIFIC process? In my case, my process is mongod and a lot of web resources tell me to simply write: ulimit -n in my Terminal. But ...
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Laptop won't sleep: Package power limit notification

I'm fairly new to this. I've been using Ubuntu 12.10 for a few weeks now, have used this site to fix a couple problems already. I can't seem to find a fix for this though: I am using an Asus x201e ...
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Is it possible to reserve/limit the network usage for certain processes (applications)?

Is it possible to reserve (at least so much bandwidth) or limit (no more than so much bandwidth) the network usage of certain processes or applications. Alternatively, reserve/limit the network usage ...
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Limiting physical memory of specifc process [duplicate]

Performing research, I am interested in limitting the Physical Memory per specific process. My requirements: Limit physical memory consumption for specific program In case of crossing limitation - ...
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The limits is restored to the defaults after I reboot

I want to remove "memorylocked" and "maxproc" limits. I am using tcsh shell. I read that if I use "#limit memorylocked unlimited" and "#limit maxproc unlimited" then they will be set to unlimited. I ...
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Thunderbird or Ubuntu 12.04 limits sending attachments to 20480000 bytes

When I try to send really big attachments via Thunderbird in Ubuntu 12.04, I will get error message Velikost odesílané zprávy překročila na serveru nastavený globální velikostní limit (20480000 ...
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Limit internet bandwidth on a lan network pc

is there any way to limit the download/upload bandwidth on a pc which is connected in my home network? Thanks.
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Windows dual boot installation question

OK, i have windows 7 installed, i don't know weather or not it is in a partition in my c drive, but i have 450gb free space. when i install Ubuntu does it use ALL of the free space as a partition for ...
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Wubi virtual Disk default limit 32Gb

According to the wubi-resize script readme file, it is not recomended to resize the wubi virtual disk with a new disk of more then 32Gb, allthough an override option is provided. For some strange ...
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How to impose memory limits to a shell script?

I have a PHP script that while a folder contains XML files, it will process them onto the database. Currently, the server is running the PHP version 5.3.10 and there's a bug report about memory ...
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Limit the size of a directory by deleting old files

I have a IP cam which save its recordings in a specific directory named Camera1 in my Ubuntu Server 12.04. I would like to limit the size of this folder to 5 gigs, by deleting -say once a day- the ...
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Limit overall cpu usage Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: CPU frequency scaling for 12.04? I was wondering if there is a way to limit the total cpu usage percentage? I know that you can limit the usage per process with cpulimit ...
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Fork bomb protection not working : Amount of processes not limited

I just came to realize that my system is not limiting the amount of processes per user properly thus not preventing a user from dring a fork-bomb and crashing the entire system: user@thebe:~$ cat ...
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GUI app for Bandwidth Shaping (Internet Speed Limiter)

This is a similar question as this one: Limit internet bandwidth but in this case I am looking for a GUI app. The other question was 2+ years ago so a GUI might be available that I could use to not ...
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Users Restriction ( Limit On Executing Files )

I want to create a user in such a way that he/she cannot execute any file i don't want users to have " x " permissions of any file they create i m using Ubuntu 11.10 UPDATE i tryed chmod 700 ...
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Is there a way to set size for maximized windows in Unity?

First, before anyone says anything, I looked at the similar questions before going ahead with this. Is there a way to control your maximum size (width/height) of a window when maximized? The entire ...
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Home folder has limit on size, how to remove it?

How to understand that picture? home 6.4% and user folder 100%
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Can I prevent Ubuntu One sync files over 100 mb for example?

There are some pdf books over 600 mb, and I'm not interesting sync that books. Can I "tells" Ubuntu One that don't sync files over 100 mb without have to move the books of the folders? ubuntu 10.10
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How many files I can have on a single directory?

This question is related to this one. I work with animation, which generates a LOT of files (+/- 1,000,000) typically stored on a single directory. On Mac Os X, some bugs came up with more than ...
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Limited number of downloads of Ubuntu One Music Store purchases?

one of the albums I just bought from Ubuntu One Music Store won't synchronize to all of my computers: "You have reached the download limit for this song. Please purchase it again from the store." ...
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Permanently set process limit

How do you permanently set process limit per user (ulimit -u) in Ubuntu?
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How to limit download/upload speed for specific users? [duplicate]

I want to setup an ubuntu server in which some users are limited to a specific download/upload speed.Is it possible? I know about Wondershaper, Trickle or similar tools but I don't want to limit ...
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Why is there a 4-layouts limit for keyboards?

I just discovered that I couldn't add more than 4 layouts for my keyboard. Googling revealed that it was a universal limit (at least for GNU/Linux) and the only way(s) to get around it was to use some ...
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How to restrict the number of processes a user can start?

We tried /etc/security/limits.conf, but that seems to have no effect. The used line for limits.conf looks as follows: myuser hard nproc 6 That is configuration for a server. I want to limit the ...
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How do I limit accounts?

I am trying to set up Ubuntu for a school and obviously there needs to be limitations, how would I be able to limit Access to certain programs, like the terminal, gparted, system monitor... The ...
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Can I create a 4TB Raid 1+0 volume?

I'm thinking about setting up a NAS based on Ubuntu server, but before I invest the money, I want to make sure what I want to do is possible. What I'm thinking is a 4x2TB Raid 10, so my usable ...
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Is there a way to limit the bandwidth that Software Center uses?

Whenever I am downloading packages using Ubuntu Software Center (or any package manager for that matter), my Internet connection slows to an absolute crawl. In fact, most requests timeout. Is there a ...