Linux-Desktops Digest, Vol 37, Issue 11

Keith Howanitz howanitz at
Wed Aug 12 13:33:11 CDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Brie Gordon<brie.gordon at> wrote:
> That command is a good suggestion. I'm going to try it. It will
> provide insight into what processes are running around the time that
> the light is flashing.

Did you check the contents of /etc/crontab?

Does it do it if you are not logged in, but the computer is on?

some variation of lsof might be interesting to capture if any new
files (e.g. jpg) are created at that time period, and if so what
created them and find where they are stored.

howanitz at

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