So I see "Opera GX" is a thing, and it's selling points are that you can limit CPU/Memory. I find that funny in that I do that today with systemd-run and any browser at all. Or any bloaty app.
@trini ulimit has been around since the beginning of time, more or less.
@mansr Everything old is new again and again, yes.
@trini @mansr I haven't tried that since I found limiting the memory with cgroups via systemd induced heavy thrashing when the process was attempting to reclaim memory by evicting executable pages that were in regular use resulting in degradation of the entire system. ulimiting virtual memory (not resident unfortunately since you can't do that) seems to be cleaner if you can calculate a max size. Have you had better luck? Maybe they've changed something since I last tried this.
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