Xorg often taking a lot of CPU, whole system slow

anubis darthanubis at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 17:16:01 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 09:30 -0700, scar wrote:
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> Dotan Cohen @ 01/18/2010 01:53 AM:
> > Often, my Kubuntu 9.10 system slows to a crawl. When this happens,
> > Xorg is usually the culprit:
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> i've noticed this on my 9.04 system also.  it only happens when i decide
> to send an e-mail through Tor in thunderbird.  if anyone has used Tor
> before, it is rather slow.  so, sending an e-mail can take up to 30
> seconds.  after i click the send button, Xorg maxes out the CPU.  once
> the e-mail gets sent, CPU returns back to normal.
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Emailing via Tor is not the same as using a remailer.

http://www.emailprivacy.info/remailers
http://www.iusmentis.com/society/privacy/remailers/remailerintro/


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