high cpu useage

Chris Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Nov 4 11:37:47 UTC 2007


>     You still haven't answered the question what is taking up most of 
> the CPU time in HTOP.  Is it XWindows? or something else? If your CPU 
> monitor is sitting at 50 to 60% there is something wrong here.

Also, is the OP running desktop effects (compiz) as that can cause high
CPU usage from X ? Particularly with things like gkrellm running.


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