[ubuntu-uk] Question about System Monitor

Guy Thouret lists at thouret.co.uk
Thu May 21 15:32:18 BST 2009


> If I launch System Monitor, the CPU %age on the Processes tab (viewing
> All Processes) is nothing LIKE as high as the CPU %age shown on the
> Resources tab.
> 
> The Resources tab shows both CPUs constantly round the 50% mark - even
> when the Processes tab only shows about 10% of CPU being used.
> Why is this, or is there something basic I have missed?
> 

The default view in processes only shows the processes of the current
user.  Selecting view->all processes will show the system processes and
processes of other users.

Guy.




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