Stress testing is a form of testing that is used to determine the stability of a given system or entity.

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stress does not run in background mode

Im using a Python API to execute shell commands.. I'm trying to execute this command in the background mode sudo stress --cpu 2 --timeout 60 & through the API but for some reasons its not ...
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Mono runtime works for LOIC, why not for HOIC

I downloaded both hoic and loic on ubuntu and used mono runtime to use loic but it doesn't work for hoic. Why is this? Is there a solution that does not include using wine?
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Test for Artifacts

I have some weird effect on the screen when I open for example the terminal from the dock. The effect doesn't work perfectly and there is like a small vsync on the windows manager. I'm thinking maybe ...
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System Testing app crashes immediately on 14.04 Desktop

Whenever I attempt to run System Testing on 14.04 Desktop, it crashes immediately. It generates the crash file /var/crash/_usr_bin_checkbox-gui.1000.crash. ProblemType: Crash Architecture: i386 ...
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Is it possible to run stress at the same time as vmstat/iostat etc?

I have written two scripts-one to stress the system and one to run vmstat etc. I am able to get the file outputs for vmstat etc but am not able to get the ones for stress as it tells me that the file ...
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Is there a way I can artificially heat up my machine to do some cooling testing?

So I have a case mod that I have been working on. It's a small form factor so I require a creative way to cool the system. I am in the testing stages so I am looking for the best way to crank up the ...
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Overclock monitoring and stress testing tools in Ubuntu

I would like to know what tools are available to Ubuntu users for monitoring the overclock done in the BIOS and to stress-test the machine. Tools for the following: 1) Tool to reliably read actual ...