high cpu useage
southern.tim at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 23:29:49 UTC 2007
On 11/3/07, Frank McCormick <fmccormick at videotron.ca> wrote:
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> Tim M wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > I installed htop and see a display of all the programs running.
> > > root is using much of the cpu but firefox-bin jumps up to first
> > place at
> > > times. It is hard to follow.
> > > Tim
> > >
> > >
> > Which programs (last column on right) are using up CPU time. You
> > also adjust the refresh time in HTOP.
> > Cheers
> > Frank
> > the right hand column has a command heading so that must be the programs
> > you are referring to. /usr/bin/X :0 -br -audit 0 -auth
> > /var/lib/gdm/:0,Xauth -nolist (that is as far as I can read on that
> Yeah but what's important is how much CPU time is X using ? Same for
> Firefox and the next couple of programs. X normally (on my desktop)
> using about 1.3 %, firefox less than that. The only problem I have ever
> had was using a specific theme on Icewm.
> Gkrellm and some of its plugins can also be problems sometimes. What are
> you running on the laptop that you don't run on the desktop?
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Its the other way around. My desktop is loaded with programs whereas the
laptop is barebones. I use it for writing letters and emails. A new addition
to the laptop was Opera but I uninstalled it to see if it was the problem.
Maybe I should just reinstall the system. I have /home backed up to my
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