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Month: October 2011

Re: [trinity-users] consumption problem (critical for labtop)

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 21:50:17 -0400
On 13 October 2011 07:40, L0ner <sh4dou@...> wrote:
> Il giorno 13-10-2011, alle ore 05:24, Patrick Serru <patrick@...> ha scritto:
>> On Tuesday 11 October 2011 23:50:31 Tiago Marques wrote:
>>> Did you actually verify that it was that process which was KMail causing
>>> the issue by using "top" or ksysguard's process table?
>>> Best regards,
>>> Tiago
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> No, I did not. The real difficulty is that I am  not able to cause the problem
>> for sur. And because of that, I think that nobody will be "interested" by
>> this problem.
>> But I do not think that TOP can help with its display continually changing.
>> Maybe is it possible to set the order, so that meets a monitoring function?
>> The process table, with its filter on the name, might help, provided you have
>> an idea of the name of the process involved.
>> My machine is a desktop, I do not feel very concerned by this
>> over-consumption...
>> Good luck to everyone,
>> Patrick
>> NB: Today, I first wrote :
>> « Worse: today, wanting to try TOP, I have not been able to reproduce the
>> problem. In the previous report, there were only the opening and closing
>> session TDE between two trials, no complete reboot. I want to conclude that
>> this comes from X or Ubuntu (not TDE). X does not seem to work well
>> (unexpected and azardeous X configuration changes on reboot) and my ATI card
>> is not supported, while the drivers are installed... And I always loose a
>> little more confidence in Ubuntu.
>> I think it is wiser to forget this thread... »
>> But finaly, I saw it again!
> Try using htop, and playing with it's options. It's practically top with ncurses interface, which makes it easier to use.

I second this!  Top is an archaic and terrible tool. htop is
functional, fast, easy to view and use.