lots of instances of scdaemon -- normal?
Hi all --
Yesterday I noticed that my Slack64 14.0 stable laptop -- on which I was doing nothing particularly heavy -- was running with the fan at full blast. So I fired up top and found a half dozen or so instances of scdaemon running.
I shut everything down and rebooted. I currently have two of the little boogers popping in and out of my top display. I know that scdaemon is a 'Smart card' daemon connected with gpg-agent and generally not invoked directly ... the procs have my username on them.
Maybe I just need to Google more vigorously, but can anyone tell me whether these are a cause for concern? I've been battling lots of spammers lately and am getting kinda paranoid. :S