[xmonad] X consuming a lot of CPU

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 06:21:16 EDT 2010

wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu writes:

> Quoting Ivan Lazar Miljenovic <ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com>:
>> In this case, I've narrowed it down even further: I can run terminal
>> with no problem, but as soon as I run top inside it it starts chewing up
>> CPU (even if I quit top).
> Does top use curses? Do other curses apps trigger this behavior?

Top does appear to use ncurses, but trying to run things like console
emacs or ncdu doesn't result in the same kind of X usage (goes from 7%
to 17%).

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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