plasma-desktop using 100% of 1 core

Barry Scott barry.scott at
Wed May 16 17:37:02 BST 2012

On Wednesday 16 May 2012 18:14:40 Alex Schuster wrote:
> Barry Scott writes:
> > After a forced reboot of my Fedora 16 system I am seeing plasma-desktop
> > use 100% of 1 core after a while. Killing plasma-desktop and starting it
> > up again is a temporary work around.
> Does plasma still react, or is it frozen?

It reacts very slowly.

> > Is this a know issue? What do I do to fix it?
> >  
> > If this is a new problem what advice do you have to investigate the
> > issue? 
> I had similar problems in the past. Sometimes it was a buggy plasmoid, so
> by removing them one after another I was able to find out which one. You
> can back up you .kde/share/config/ directory if you want to easily revert
> to the original state, I think saving the plasma-desktop-appletsrc file in
> there alone would also suffice.
> You can also start over and rename the .kde directory (or try as another
> user) to see if it always happens or if it is something with your
> specific setup.

Thanks for the tip. I'll hold off doing this till tomorrow incase
a devel wants me to dig a bit deeper.

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