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Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:03:34 +0100
From: Darren Wise <>
Subject: Re: Reduce CPU load. Is it possible?

Ubuntu & debian have an alternative to 'nice' called cpulimit.

cpulimit -e prog-name -l 80

On 29 April 2020 11:21:48 BST, MA40 <> wrote:
>When John the Ripper is running, the CPU is overloaded (95% in my
>Would it be possible to configure it so that it does not work at full
>capacity so as not to load the CPU so much? For example, configure it
>work at 80%.
>Thank you.

Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

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