Bug 347148

Summary: Network Monitor widget causes high CPU load
Product: plasmashell Reporter: Kien Truong <duckientruong>
Component: generalAssignee: David Edmundson <kde>
Severity: normal CC: ben, bhush94, plasma-bugs
Priority: NOR    
Version: 5.3.0   
Target Milestone: 1.0   
Platform: Archlinux Packages   
OS: Linux   
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Description Kien Truong 2015-05-04 10:36:51 UTC
Adding a Network Monitor widget to the desktop makes plasmashell CPU's usage steadily increase and it shortly reaches 100 %.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Add a Network Monitor widget to the desktop
2. Do something that include network usage, like web browsing, etc...
3. Monitor the CPU usage

Actual Results:  
CPU usage of plasmashell steadily increases to 100%

Expected Results:  
Plasmashell CPU usage remains low, or at least stay at constant level.
Comment 1 David Edmundson 2015-05-04 15:43:28 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 345696 ***
Comment 2 ben van 't ende 2015-10-12 12:11:31 UTC
Just to confirm thay I had the same problem with Plasma Shell hitting 138%. Removing the widget solved the highload.