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[Popcon-developers] Popcon takes over my PC

On Fri, Jan 03, 2014 at 02:32:21PM +0200, Charles Irons wrote:
> Good day Maintainers
> I believe popcon is a valuable sampling program.

Hello Charles,
Thanks for your support!

> The System monitor is always running on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop . So
> when response drops I switch to see why and popularity-con is active.
> The priority is shown as very low but my active program practically
> stops for up to a minute. This status lasts for maybe half an hour.
> So I have done some digging and found this in the FAQ:
> "Under the default configuration of cron, this happens at 6:47 in the
> morning.
> This can be changed by editing /etc/crontab but if your computer is not
> always
> turned on, we really recommend you install the anacron package."
> Because I am a retired end user I only run the PC a few hours a day.
> Please advise me how to use anacron or how else to avoid the slow-down.

Just install the anacron Ubuntu package.
However this is unlikely to fix this issue.
Could you tell us more about your PC ? How much memory do you have ?

Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>

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