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In my Linux laptop, I sometimes have a bunch of tabs opened in Google Chrome, which I believe creates a new process per tab. I would like to be able to pinpoint the tab that is using up the CPU. Is there an easy way to to that?

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Usually it's flash plugin – user Dec 22 '11 at 16:28
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Well Chrome has it's own built in task manager:

Customize and Control Chrome (Wrench icon) -> Tools -> Task Manager

I have never tried it in Linux, but that is where I would start.

Since Grawity pulled his answer for completeness I'll add the keyboard shortcut:


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Or just [Shift] + [Esc]. – Dennis Dec 21 '11 at 18:52

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