Xorg often taking a lot of CPU, whole system slow

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 09:36:04 UTC 2010

> Is the suggestion here that using FF and allowing flash content
> routinely causes Ubuntu to slow to a crawl?  Surely not.  I have never
> seen any such issue running a relatively lowly several year old PC.

In any case, I have Flashblock installed and there is no Flash content
when the issue occurs, I just tested it for a few days to be sure
(hence late reply).

> Dotan, I presume you have tried switching off Visual Effects?

Yes. This is actually Kubuntu, and I have the problem even when the
Kwin Composting is disabled. Compiz is not installed.

Dotan Cohen


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