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Limiting the CPU usage of applications on Linux (ubuntu, debian, fedora etc.)

Jul 28, 2009, 07:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"Use it
To use it, you will need to know the name of the application or PID, once you know it:

Examples of use
If we want to avoid that Firefox does not exceed 30% of CPU usage type

 cpulimit firefox-e-l 30 

"In the case of wanting to limit the use of 40% CPU PID write 3675 on our console as follows:

cpulimit-p 3675-l 40 

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