Saturday, November 23, 2013

Nautilus using 100% CPU issue in Fedora 19

Nautilus is the default file manager in Fedora 19. You may have noticed that this Nautilus is using 100% of CPU or full memory of your computer. You can check it by entering the command as "top" in Terminal. During this process, your computer's SMPS fan will act abnormally (ie.) it rotates faster than ever.

Issue: Nautilus is using 100% of your PC

Solution 1:
You can end  the process by using following command in Terminal.

#killall terminal

After entering this command your system will return to normal state. Suppose if the problem presist further follow the next step.

Solution 2:
Download and install Nemo file manager and use it. It consumes only less memory and your computer will be free from lag. To install Nemo follow the below steps.

Run the following commands in Terminal.
#yum install nemo
#xdg-mime default nemo.desktop inode/directory application/x-gnome-saved-search
#gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.background show-desktop-icons false

After writing this command in the Terminal, open gnome-tweak-tool. There turn on the option "Have file manager handle the desktop". You have now successfully installed and configured Nemo in your Fedora 19.

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