I am using ubuntu 12.04. The lightdm is taking too much amount CPU constantly.

I have tried restarting the system many times, but no use. Please help.

lightdm version : 1.2.3

Thanks Saravanan

  • The usage is whole 100% in one core. (I am having core i5 processor - 4CPU threads)
    – saravanan
    Mar 16, 2015 at 14:06

1 Answer 1


Ok, the problem seems to have solved now. It seems that I was using the proposed updates version of lightdm(1.2.3-0ubuntu2.6) which might have some bug still need to be fixed. I downgraded the lightdm to version 1.2.3-0ubuntu2.5 precise-updates version.And the problem seems to be solved.

  • I don't think he is active anymore.
    – user404182
    Jun 1, 2015 at 19:52

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