Quote Originally Posted by idoitprone View Post
an operating system aways doing work, but you said that it is using 1 percent of the total power which means it cannot be your cpu that draining your power making your computer hot. Well on my computer, this is usually not a problem. and I was using a de like kde4

In this case I have to suspect the nvidia gpu.

http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-d...20-driver.html

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bi...erHowto/Nvidia
i've tryed a lot... but...see... http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1938166