High CPU load averages

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – Continuation from this thread in Stable...Running fully-updated Waldorf 32-bit on Acer Aspire 4710 laptop. Core Duo processor 3GB RAM. Terminal open and Firefox with a dozen tabs open, none active. Busy reading pages I loaded previously. Load average around 1.0 for 1, 5 and 15 minutes. Kernel 3.2.0-3-686-pae. top shows Xorg and the browser using a few % of CPU every few seconds. What is eating my CPU?No wonder battery life on this machine is less than an hour now :(Other distros/#! installs, etc. when left alone idle at load averages of close to 0. (HowTos)