[CentOS] Desktop lag with CentOS7/Mate and high CPU usage

Wed Jul 18 16:07:53 UTC 2018
Yan Li <elliot.li.tech at gmail.com>

On 07/18/2018 08:40 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Personally, I would just move to gnmoe3 and use the Gnome Classic desktop.

FWIW I recently found that starting from CentOS 7.5, gsd-account/polkitd 
have been constantly using 10%-15% CPU.

I dug it a little bit yesterday and found the cause:

Workaround is to disable account password expiration check by removing

If you are switching too/using GNOME3 and see high CPU usage. This might 
be a cause.

Yan Li