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My problem started about 2 weeks ago. I noticed that linux was running real slow. For example, it will take Evolution 30-60 seconds to open, if it opens at all. Sometimes it won't. To get it to display my home directory it sometimes takes about 30 seconds to respond after I click on the icon. I have noticed that KDE is also very slow to start up. I know that KDE is considered slow, but it has never been this bad. My system specs are as follows:
when I ran "top" I'm showing a process called kautorun, using 94.6% CPU.
I am running the newest release/update of lycoris. I've have noticed a continual slowing of all my processes, especially configuring devices.
Do you know what this kautorun is?
it sounds like something relating to Kde, since it's got that "k"something... try killing the process, and see if that helps. And yes, that is indeed why your computer is so slow! Try also using Gnome and see if that same process appears again.
pid is the number given under pid column of 'top'....
actually u can use just kill <pid of process> but using
'-9' will force it to kill...
u can download latest version of GNOME here:
(i have never used lycoris but yet i think that gnome
must be installed by default...)
Originally posted by zLinuxz it sounds like something relating to Kde, since it's got that "k"something... try killing the process, and see if that helps. And yes, that is indeed why your computer is so slow! Try also using Gnome and see if that same process appears again.
Gidday m8 ...
I haven't come across the forementioned process yet, but ...
Mind you, kernel starts with a k, too, and in my process list
a good number of "k-processes" are kernel-demons :} ... specially
if the PID is smaller than that of kdm (gdm, xdm, ...) chances are
it doesn't relate to KDE at all ...