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I had the same problem as you, and I found out that the issue is related with the reload npm package and its executable name when installed with the global flag (npm install -g reload). As I can tell, Ubuntu 14.04 (don't know about other Ubuntu versions or flavors) has an executable called reload, pertaining to the initctl suite. So, the only solution so ...


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Use Chrome's built-in task manager to see what part of Chrome (page, plugin, etc) is using CPU. To access it, just press Shift+Escape (or right click the window decoration and select Task Manager)


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You should upgrade your CPU or use a different, specialized distribution (like Lubuntu) for older hardware. If you can't upgrade your hardware configuration, optimize your system by following those instructions: Install prelink and preload to reduce the startup time of many applications (like the sub-processes used by some IDEs). In a terminal (xterm or ...


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Your P4 is absolutely fine for text editing and running a LAMP stack (as long as you have the memory). However this is the most frustrating thing I could say, but try to avoid big heavy IDE's for development, because they're so slow. NetBeans is a big heavy Java IDE, despite the heaviness, all it brings to the table is, a bit of file management; syntax ...


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An Intel Core i7 process has 4 physical cores. core0 through core3 are the temperatures of each of these physical cores. The temperatures seem perfectly within normal operating range. According to the Intel ARK page for your i7-2670QM processor, 48C is well within accepted parameters (max 100C). Temp1 and Temp2 are typically temperature measurements at ...


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Im going to stick my neck out here and say that this isnt possible on Linux in general. In SMP systems there is a scheduler running on each core, which is why you are still getting context switches. If your application is really that critical, perhaps you should be using some kind of RTOS, rather than linux.


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Take a look at the schedtool package. It offers CPU locking facilities, and a choice of CPU schedulers to the user. Worried about the GUI affecting things? From a virtual terminal, kill X and see. Probably with an i7 CPU, there are enough cores to make that irrelevant. It's all a matter of controlling shared resources, with the CPU being only one ...


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I cannot comment, so I had to resort to a new answer. For immediate results, make sure you do sudo /etc/init.d/cpufrequtils restart for the new frequency to kick in after you follow all of Dennie's steps.


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There are many non-gaming benefits, such as video editing, movie watching, and other more graphical uses. Thanks, hope this helps!


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One main thing is that your GPU won't use your RAM as a integrated GPU would! Yay! A dedicated GPU is also noticeably faster, if you plan for rendering, animation , blah blah blah. Also, You can take use of programming languages like CUDA, OpenCL and so on much more efficiently. There are obviously much more, but some have already been given here. About ...



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