15 Answered Questions for the topic Process


How do you track dependencies for your co-authors?

I and one or more co-authors, sometimes geographically distributed, are working on a set of related documents. Sometimes I will make a change in my part that affects someone else's part; this... more

Difference between user-level and kernel-supported threads?

I've been looking through a few notes based on this topic, and although I have an understanding of threads in general, I'm not really to sure about the _differences between user-level and... more
Process Linux Signals Kill


What killed my process and why?

My application runs as a background process on Linux. It is currently started at the command line in a Terminal window. Recently a user was executing the application for a while and it died... more
Process Linux Memory


How to measure actual memory usage of an application or process?

**This question is covered [here][1] in great detail.** How do you measure the memory usage of an application or process in Linux? From the blog article of [Understanding memory usage on... more


Overcoming "Possibility Paralysis"?

I don't often experience writer's block these days. Instead I struggle with a different sort of impediment in my writing: I call it Possibility Paralysis.I have to quickly acknowledge that this is... more


What are the signs of accidental self insertion?

I am currently writing a novel where the main character will be far more powerful than most of the people in the world and I am worried that I will end up losing sight of what I am writing and... more

Find out which process is locking a file or folder in Windows?

How can I find out which process is locking a file or folder in Windows?For instance, when trying to delete a folder, Windows reports this:> The action can't be completed because the folder is... more
Process Linux Signals Shell


What's the best way to send a signal to all members of a process group?

I want to kill a whole process tree. What is the best way to do this using any common scripting languages? I am looking for a simple solution.

Is writing in fragments bad practice?

Occasionally, it *feels* easier to write individual scenes of a prose and later connect them somehow.Does this method have any significant benefit and/or throwback over the regular "perpetual" way?

What are some tricks for managing debilitating writing anxiety/phobia?

For the past 4 years, I've developed a severe problem with writing anxiety. It's become so bad, that I had to drop out of my first university because I wasn't able to keep up with the course work.... more

Revision Process Order?

What would be the best/most fluid/easiest way to revise your manuscript? I've read A LOT up on this and have 2 pages of stuff to revise and check for. Fixing the following things:Main Plot... more


How can I make my 'first draft' good enough to be published?

One of my bugbears about writing is the editing process. I'd much rather get it right first time, rather than chop this and change that afterwards.Other industries would not tolerate the rather... more
Process Unix


127 Return code from $?

What is the meaning of return value 127 from $? in UNIX.


How to survive editing?

I am currently trying to edit a one my most recent novel. Trying is the keyword. I asked a few people to read my book as beta readers, but all of them have been busy, so no progress on that front.... more


the proclamatio of 1763 upset the colonist because it did not allow them to live past this phsyical feature

the answer has to be out of fall line or savannahriver or appalachian mountains or barrier islands

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