When plugging an iPhone to a Ubuntu 10.04 machine for a few times, the CPU becomes busy with 100% utilization.

This is due to some bugs which causes both iphone-set-info and gvfs-afc-volume-monitor processes to fully utilize the CPU.

The problem can be fixed by stopping both processes from the terminal.

Steps to fix high CPU issue when plugging an iPhone to Ubuntu:

  1. Launch terminal.
  2. Kill iphone-set-info process.
    $ sudo killall -9 iphone-set-info
    password:  
  3. Kill gvfs-afc-volume-monitor process.
    $ sudo killall -9 gvfs-afc-volume-monitor
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