I am using ubuntu for 4 months. I am starting to notice that, my CPU usage is becoming 100% very frequently and my system becomes unresponsive. I don't run any CPU intensive tasks, just nautilus, transmission, VLC, pidgin, firefox and chrome. I suspect, Chrome and firefox are responsible for CPU hogging. What can I do?
Google Chrome 10 Stable
Intel Core2Duo 2.53GHz
Is there any command that kills most CPU using process?