[xubuntu-users] magic processes

Cody Smith cody.smith at ubuntu.com
Wed Jul 11 22:08:14 UTC 2018


Those are important processes,

Gvfs is a filesystem mounting daemon from Gnome, initctl is part of
systemd, sleep is what I'm guessing is responsible for the pc sleeping
(could be wrong on that one), so don't go randomly killing processes unless
you are sure there is a misbehaving process, you could really mess up a
system.


On Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 9:14 AM lefty <leftystrat1 at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Processes keep appearing, eating up to 40% of my cpu. They show up in
> /tmp. I have absolutely no idea what starts them. They tend to cycle
> among sleep, gvsfd, initctl and a few others. I kill them and another
> one starts minutes later. I've checked logs, the web, and user groups,
> to no avail.
>
> 18.04, 8g RAM, i7-2670QM cpu @ 2.20 GHz, laptop
> Began a few months ago.
>
> Assistance appreciated.
>
> thanks.
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