Xorg often taking a lot of CPU, whole system slow
dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 19:14:50 UTC 2010
> Xorg is the graphics system. note that Xorg only draws stuff when a program tells it to. in this case it looks like firefox is the main culprit (and maybe kwin) too. this could be because firefox has animations running (maybe not in the visible tab).
> i recommend installing flash block (in firefox do tools->add-ons), which will prevent flash animations starting automatically (you click on a play button to start them). also set gifs to only play once http://kb.mozillazine.org/Animated_images
I do have Flashblock installed, Firefox is useless without it.
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