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Spikey CPU on Breezy Badger (Wednesday, March 8, 2006)

If you have recently upgraded your kernel on Ubuntu's Breezy Badger release, and you find that your CPU usage is now spiked at 100% all the time, run top and see if it's update-notifier consuming most of it. If so, the problem is easily solved by removing ~/.update-notifier/hooks_seen and restarting the update notifier. At least that's what I have observed... there is some debate on the topic at bugzilla.ubuntu.com.

—Brian (3/8/2006 11:10 PM)
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