In Linux, the dd command can be used for simple I/O performance measurements as follows:
dd in conjunction with any stream-processing CPU-intensive program can be used as a simple CPU benchmark!
Tired of being prompted for confirmation by command-line utilities? Wish you could blindly respond ‘yes’ to whatever it is they are bugging you about? The ye...
If you want a quick and easy method to max out the usage of a CPU core, just use yes:
When I want to know where an executable is, I use which like so: