[xubuntu-users] Xorg with 99% CPU

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sat Oct 20 08:19:36 UTC 2018

On Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:10:34 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:30:31 -0400, Steve Litt wrote:
>>What browsers are you using, and how many tabs do you use in each. My
>>experience is that piggy browsers like Firefox and Chrome/Chromium
>>make X swell up. When X' usage exceeds 90%, do killall -9 on all web
>>browsers. Most of the time the problem subsides.  
>A minute ago, with just one tab opened, Firefox has froozen my openbox
>session. Just Ctrl+Alt+F2 was responsive for a killall -9. After
>returning with Ctrl+Alt+F7 everything was ok again.
>I guess the Mozilla team could do better, IMO everything should become
>unresponsive, even the reset and power buttons of the computer, so
>that it is required to to pull the plug. They shouldn't do things by

PS: I forgot to mention that the tab crashed. A crashing tab is one of
Firefox's features. It's a practice alarm, to learn how to "Duck and

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