Intermittent 100% cpu utilization

NoOp glgxg at
Thu May 3 17:55:04 UTC 2007

On 04/30/2007 01:32 AM, Andrew Robert wrote:
> Hi all,
> I think I have the problem resolved and Shaun gave me the hint when he
> said it seemed to occur at specific web sites.
> The issue is with Java and the associated plugins.
> I used the synaptic package manager to completely remove both Java v5
> and Java v6.
> I then reinstalled just Java 5 and its associated plugins.
> Things have significantly calmed down.
> I can't pronounce the issue completely solved but the majority of my
> pain seems to have gone away.

You might want to install the Mozilla Preferences Toolbar:

That way you can turn Java etc., off and on at will. Just leave Java off
until you actually need it.

Note: you can hide/unhide the toolbar by simply clicking F8.

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