Zombified programs

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Tue Nov 20 18:37:26 UTC 2007

On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:19:00 -0600, Doug Morrison-Cleary wrote
> I am using xubuntu 7.10 and am finding that many of my programs are not
> closing properly but are becoming zombies according to the system
> monitor. These programs include gedit, the gimp and mousepad. This did
> not seem to happen in 7.04.
> Any thoughts? Is this a problem in the making or nothing at all to
> worry about? Or maybe the system monitor is not updating correctly?
> Doug

I see a lot of this in Edubuntu.  Installing gnome-watchdog helps clean them up.  But a
fix would be nice.


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