[Bug 373364] [NEW] npviewer.bin devours CPU

Alex alexanderlane at gmail.com
Thu May 7 17:38:38 UTC 2009

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: flashplugin-installer

After a brief period of light web surfing in Firefox, CPU often gets
very hot; fans spin like mad. When this occurs, npviewer.bin is
consistently found to be eating up around 50% of my processing power
(see screenshot, attached). It lingers even after Firefox has been

Manually ending process npviewer.bin quickly fixes this, but the problem
inevitably returns.

Ubuntu 9.04 x86_64


  Installed: 3.0.10+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.04.1

** Affects: flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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