Xfce4-panel runs CPU at 100%

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 06:59:18 CEST 2010

On 2010-06-13, John Coppens <john at jcoppens.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Jun 2010 00:06:34 +1000
> Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws at hotkey.net.au> wrote:
>> Every so often, my system shows the Efce4 Panel running my CPU at 100%
>> for almost exactly 1 minute.  Exact frequency this occurs is unknown.
>> Is it a bug?
> Did you run 'top' in a terminal during this interval? It will show you
> which task is actually occupying the CPU.

He say that it's the xfce4-panel task running at 100%.

> (your CPU indicator may actually be programmed to start 'top' if
> doubleclicked)
> A hint: if you have Firefox open, close it and check again.

Can firefox somehow make the xfce4-panel task use 100% of the CPU?


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