Memory leak in compiz

Bug #1371361 reported by thunderamur on 2014-09-19
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This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Compiz
Undecided
Unassigned
compiz (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

I use my PC without reboot for some days and see memory leak in compiz. Recently I came back from holiday and saw that compiz use 35% of RAM (8 GB total and 2.7 GB compiz) after 22 days of uptime and no active apps.

Not cool when the system is acting in this way.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: compiz 1:0.9.11.2+14.04.20140714-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-34.60-generic 3.13.11.4
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-34-generic x86_64
.tmp.unity.support.test.0:

ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.3
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: compiz
CompositorUnredirectDriverBlacklist: '(nouveau|Intel).*Mesa 8.0'
CompositorUnredirectFSW: true
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Fri Sep 19 10:21:18 2014
DistUpgraded: Fresh install
DistroCodename: trusty
DistroVariant: ubuntu
DkmsStatus: virtualbox, 4.3.10, 3.13.0-34-generic, x86_64: installed
GraphicsCard:
 Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0102] (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
   Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:84ca]
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-04-18 (153 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
MachineType: System manufacturer System Product Name
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=ru
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-34-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=a766cc06-2403-4aab-a526-1f82e5c0a90e ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: compiz
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 10/10/2012
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 0501
dmi.board.asset.tag: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.board.name: P8B75-M LX PLUS
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev X.0x
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Asset-1234567890
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr0501:bd10/10/2012:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnP8B75-MLXPLUS:rvrRevX.0x:cvnChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.11.2+14.04.20140714-0ubuntu1
version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.52-1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 10.1.3-0ubuntu0.1
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.15.1-0ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.8.2-1ubuntu2
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati 1:7.3.0-1ubuntu3.1
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.99.910-0ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:1.0.10-1ubuntu2
xserver.bootTime: Wed Aug 27 18:14:33 2014
xserver.configfile: default
xserver.errors:

xserver.logfile: /var/log/Xorg.0.log
xserver.outputs:
 product id 9317
 vendor DNS
xserver.version: 2:1.15.1-0ubuntu2

thunderamur (thunderamur) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in compiz (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Will Cooke (willcooke) on 2015-08-12
tags: added: rls-w-incoming
tags: removed: rls-w-incoming
Changed in compiz:
assignee: nobody → Eleni Maria Stea (hikiko)
Changed in compiz:
assignee: Eleni Maria Stea (hikiko) → nobody
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