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Re: kwin using 100% CPU

On Saturday 21 April 2012 05:42:31 Bruce Sass wrote:

> Hi,


> Kwin has started using 100% CPU when Desktop Effects are enabled right after

> the non-free Nvidia driver in Unstable upgraded today (from 295.33 to

> 295.40).


> Is anyone else seeing that behaviour?

> Anyone not using the non-free Nvidea driver seeing it?


> I'm guessing that it is Nvidia related. The last upgrade was a couple weeks

> ago and this batch also pulled in new: libc, libstdc++, libx11, linux-image,

> etc. so there is the possibility that Nvidia is not the problem.


Hi. If you are using Oxygen (i.e., standard setup for workspace appearance), try this as a workaround:



-> Workspace Appearance

-> (Oxygen) Configure Decoration

-> DISABLE "Enable animations"


That worked for my office PC with non-free Nvidia drivers.




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