Bug#667806: /usr/bin/gtk-gnash: CPU runs at 100% and then the system hangs. Process gtk-gnash eats most of the CPU time.

Gabriele Giacone 1o5g4r8o at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 23:28:14 UTC 2012

# downgrading severity not to draw the attention of RC bugs killers
severity 667806 normal

On 03/28/2012 02:20 AM, Georgi H. Yordanov wrote:
> System hangs after running the CPU at 100% for a while.
> The process gtk-gnash eats most of the CPU time.

Knows issue, gnash has always been CPU hungry.
I suggest you installing xul-ext-flashblock to play just flash
animations you want.
You might also want to try latest 0.8.10 version from backports:


More info about what gnash can play here http://deb.li/Uy1s


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