Mint Olivia requires reboot to open docs

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Mint Olivia requires reboot to open docs

Postby bluefish1960 on Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:35 pm

Hi, first post. :D
As the subject says. Mint Olivia requires reboot to open docs and also folders at random times. I usually reboot once a week perhaps twice, but at times it refuses to open files with a double click and after a reboot it works fine.

It only started happening in the last week or so, I've added nothing new in that time.

Any one have any ideas on what might cause that?

Edit: Sorry forgot to say, Mint Olivia Cinnamon desktop 32 bit.

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Re: Mint Olivia requires reboot to open docs

Postby passerby on Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:13 pm

It's possible that an application is leaking resources; over the period of one week a rogue application's resource usage can rise exponentially.
The next time this starts to happen, open your system monitor and check the resource usage. If it's higher than it should be, go to the processes tab and try to track down what's eating your resources.
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