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Hey all. I just installed conky, and it seems to work well, but when I examined all of the information, it seems like it's giving weird readings. It says the cpu usage is 100%, and there's a TON of processes (are those normal?). Conky also self terminates after a little bit. My water cooling reads that it's about 30-36c, so I don't know how it could be at 100%.

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Second edit: Seems like I should have looked a bit harder, everything seems fine. However, conky displays my usage as much higher than it actually is, according to system monitor. Any reason for this?
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If your memory usage is higher in conky than system monitor, make sure in the conky config that "no_buffers" is set to "yes". If you cpu usage is higher in conky, im not sure about that.
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If your memory usage is higher in conky than system monitor, make sure in the conky config that "no_buffers" is set to "yes". If you cpu usage is higher in conky, im not sure about that.
Lol I didn't know that, Thanx

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Lol I didn't know that, Thanx

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Yea, it said i was using like 66% of my 4 gigs of RAM. I thought, what the hell? This isnt Windows, and found a fix


Btw, to the OP, that amount of processes is normal for Ubuntu. I had about the same in Fedora while running a few apps. In Arch if im running a few programs its about 100. About 60 at startup. However, those are total processes, not running processes.
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Alright, thanks a bunch.
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