gconfd-2 in lucid
edwardsa at icantbelieveimdoingthis.com
Wed Jul 28 00:44:22 UTC 2010
This is the second message on the same topic. I have not seen the first
posted, yet I
have subscribed to the list.
I repost here. Could the moderator explain why my posts do not appear in
This problem. excessive CPU usage by gconfd-2, has appeared in several
forums posts. The fix was to remove metacity from the startup menu. I
append below a post to the ubuntu forums, with the hope that a developer
can answer the questions at the bottom. Any assistance would be
I'm running lucid on an amd x86-64 box.
I had fixed this issue by removing metacity from my startups. It's still
not there, but now, after a couple of updates, metacity is constantly
restarted, as evidenced by repeated commands
ps -ax | grep meta
and by the constant updating of the file %gconf.xml in the directory
Also I had removed the directory
but it has been regenerated.
Before I start mindlessly to remove directories, I'd like to ask a couple of questions:
1. What, besides the autostart menu, starts metacity?
2. What window manager runs the login menu?
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