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hud-service keeps eating my cpu. This is troublematic, specially because I'm running 12.04 in a Asus EEEPC. There are a lot of answers on how to change hud bindings, but what I reallyw wonder if there is a way to disable or uninstall hud-service.

Thanks in advance, Marcos

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You're not new to askubuntu, so is it safe to assume you're not interested in xubuntu or lubuntu (a lighter desktop environment)? –  Rucent88 Nov 1 '12 at 6:11
    
@Rucent88 nope :3 –  Marcos Roriz Junior Nov 1 '12 at 12:19
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You answered "nope" to not being interested in lighter desktops, which would mean "yes, I am interested in a lighter desktop". But I'm inclined to think that wasn't what you meant to answer... –  Rucent88 Nov 1 '12 at 12:57
    
my bad, I actually mean I'm not interested :) –  Marcos Roriz Junior Nov 2 '12 at 1:55

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Open a terminal and do

sudo chmod -x /usr/lib/indicator-appmenu/hud-service

which removes - the execute mode x (i.e., permission) from hud-service.

Done.

You may want to gently end (or violently kill) the currently running hud-service (or reboot, etc) for "changes to take effect" immediately...

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I'll try that today! –  Marcos Roriz Junior Nov 16 '12 at 17:35
    
I tried already :-) and no hud-service exists in resources (system monitor). –  NikTh Nov 16 '12 at 18:47
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on 64-bit linux (13.04) it's in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/hud/hud-service –  knb Sep 23 '13 at 10:57

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