On Ubuntu 16.04,
timidity -0s -iAD is hogging one of my CPU cores. Looking in
systemd is the parent process. This has been happening when awaking my laptop from sleep. I also cannot kill 15 or kill 9 the process
Operation not permitted. Happy to post other logs etc if needed.
I have a similar problem with timidity spinning on 14.04.
It worked to do
sudo killall -9 timidity. You need the
sudo because the process is owned by the
I see a comment at at http://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.php?topic=124239.0 about something like this in KDE after logout, and a fix involving
$HOME/.kde4/shutdown/MidExit which should say
killall -9 timidity &
But though I use KDE on 14.04, I don't see a line like that, and I haven't logged out since reboot.
I reported it at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/timidity/+bug/1638341