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All the time. and this is bad especially on a laptop where battery life is crucial.

Dont know to much on what Xorg even is, but i heard it has somthing to do with graphic drivers...

i'm lost.

Laptop runs ubuntu 10.10 and has a radeon 4250 integrated gpu if that helps.

Thanks
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Xorg is to linux as... Well that won't work, there is no windows alternative since it's all integrated. Just think of it this way, you won't get purdy windows without Xorg. In fact, all you will see is text. I'm betting an update will come that will fix your bug/issue.
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Usually it's some misbehaving app updating its display constantly (even if it's minimized). Check all your running apps carefully.
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Usually it's some misbehaving app updating its display constantly (even if it's minimized). Check all your running apps carefully.
nothing out of the ordinary that i can see....
Also you can see Xorg is using 60% of my cpu now wow... this is a huge huge huge issue.

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nothing out of the ordinary that i can see....
Also you can see Xorg is using 60% of my cpu now wow... this is a huge huge huge issue.

You missed my second sentence, Check all your running apps carefully. That means stop running apps until you see the problem go away.
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you sure it just not conky screwed up? my conky shows xorg running 20%, but top says barely 2.5%?
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you sure it just not conky screwed up? my conky shows xorg running 20%, but top says barely 2.5%?
no cause when i went to resource monitor it was showing cpu usage the same.

But now since like an hour ago xorg is running normal? 5.4% rather then 40-60% now this is realistic. I didnt change anything hmm.....
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post xorg.conf plz
    
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post xorg.conf plz
having same problem again...

Code:
Section "Screen"
Identifier"Default Screen"
DefaultDepth24
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load"glx"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier"Default Device"
Driver"fglrx"
EndSection
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