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Tags: software-recommendation   stress-testing   conky  
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URL: https://askubuntu.com/q/948865
Title: How do I stress test CPU and RAM (at the same time)?
ID: /2017/08/23/How-do-I-stress-test-CPU-and-RAM-_at-the-same-time__
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You can install stress with:

sudo apt install stress

Then call it with:

stress --cpu 8 --io 4 --vm 4 --vm-bytes 1024M --timeout 10s

On my conky display notice how:

stress test.gif

Type stress --help for a full list of options.


A commentator requested posting the entire conky script which I did here: conky transparent

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