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[Bug 906825] [NEW] [11.10 - 12.04] lxpanel crashing randomly. High CPU-Load nothing is clickable correctly. Redraw fails


You have been subscribed to a public bug by Michael Basse (michael-alpha-unix):

after some time the lxpanel is using a high cpu load

 1561 michael   20   0  239m 6720 4596 R   98  0.7   2:00.89 lxpanel

i cant click anything in my lxpanel. alt-tab is working without problems
to switch windows.

It seems like the entries in the crashed lxpanel dont have the correct

e.g. i have 3 opened windows. When i close the  window (1st entry in
lxpanel) , lxpanel is still showing the 3 opened windows. when i click
on the first entry (the window which was closed) the 2. window opens, so
maybe lxpanel is just not redrawing but still opening entries by a

I dont know how to reproduce the crash of lxpanel, also i cant find
usefull infos in /var/log/syslog

Would be great if someone has a hint about better debug-options.

At the moment i am calling "lxpanel --profile Lubuntu&". i hope this
will get better debug-infos when it is crashing again.

Happening on Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04. Cant rember that it was happening
on 11.04

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: lxpanel 0.5.8-1ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-5.11-generic 3.2.0-rc5
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-5-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.90-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
 FileManager=pcmanfm %s
 Terminal=lxterminal -e
Date: Tue Dec 20 11:54:13 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110426)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: lxpanel
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2011-12-04 (15 days ago)

** Affects: lxde
     Importance: Unknown
         Status: Unknown

** Affects: lxpanel (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Confirmed

** Tags: apport-bug i386 precise
[11.10 - 12.04] lxpanel crashing randomly. High CPU-Load nothing is clickable correctly. Redraw fails
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