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In Mate my CPU consumption is very high

asked 2013-08-27 11:45:14 -0600

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I know I must be doing something wrong, possibly due to old initialization files I have been using for a long time. When I run mate, 'top' tells me that X is consuming about 50% of CPU, and that wnck-applet is consuming about another 50%. If I run gnome-shell, CPU consumption is back to normal (no application consumes more than .3% of CPU if I just have terminals open). I would appreciate a hint about what may cause this, since Mate does things the way I am used to, so I prefer it to gnome-shell.

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I don't have a solution to your problem so I'm only posting this as a comment.

Gnome-Shell 3.8 has introduced "classic-mode". It basically took all the extensions that brought the Gnome 2 look and combined them into one package. You might want to look into that. Gnome-Shell 3.8 is available in F19.

hmaarrfk gravatar imagehmaarrfk ( 2013-08-27 12:06:40 -0600 )edit

I didn't know about that. I will look into it. Thanks a lot for the information.

ricard gravatar imagericard ( 2013-08-27 14:26:59 -0600 )edit

Try creating a new user and see if the issue persists.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-08-28 07:01:02 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-08-27 18:34:26 -0600

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That doesn't answer the question at all.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2013-08-28 07:00:30 -0600 )edit

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