asked Dec 11 '17 at 14:01 by pbrynildsen (48)

edited Dec 11 '17 at 14:04

I get a zombie proces everytime I run Bitwig. Can some of you other guys check if you have it also before I maybe file a bug. Could be just my system.

In terminal I do a ps -A |grep defunct and get:

username 2389 ? 00:00:00 show-splash-gtk "defunct"

It can't be killed, but ps -ef |grep defunct reveals the parent pid:

username 2389 2388 0 13:32 ? 00:00:00 [show-splash-gtk] "defunct"

ps 2388 gives:

2388 ? S 0:00 bitwig-studio

Edit..: Bitwig is working fine, no problems at all, but as long as it is running I have this zombie process. It vanishes again when I quit bitwig.

I also have that zombie process. It disappears if I close Bitwig. show-splash-gtk itself seems to be a PNG viewer which is used to display splash.png (located in resources) at the start of the application. I dont' think this is a big problem.

21855 ?        Z      0:00 [show-splash-gtk] <defunct>
21856 ?        Sl     0:19 //opt/bitwig-studio/bin/BitwigStudio -Djava.class.path=//opt/bitwig-studio/bin/bitwig.jar://opt/bitwig-studio/bin/libs.jar://opt/bitwig-studio/bin/lwjgl.jar -Xms200m -Xmx2048m -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC -DeulaPath=//opt/bitwig-studio/EULA.txt -DengineExecutable=//opt/bitwig-studio/bin/BitwigStudioEngine -DfactoryLibrary=//opt/bitwig-studio/Library -DcontrolScripts=//opt/bitwig-studio/resources/controllers -DresourceLocation=//opt/bitwig-studio/resources -DexecutableDir=//opt/bitwig-studio/bin32 -DexecutableDir64=//opt/bitwig-studio/bin -DsplashPid=21855 -Dnitro.include=//opt/bitwig-studio/resources/nitro/std -Djava.awt.headless=true -Dawt.toolkit=sun.awt.HToolkit -XX:ErrorFile=./bitwig-studio-jvm-crash.log -XX:-UseLoopPredicate

answered Dec 14 '17 at 10:39 by dot (11)

Cool.. and thx. No it's not a problem. I'm just not a big fan of zombies, unless it involves a lot of blood and creepy noises..


answered Dec 14 '17 at 17:16 by pbrynildsen (48)

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or __italic__
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text]( "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported



Asked: Dec 11 '17 at 14:01

Seen: 976 times

Last updated: Dec 14 '17 at 17:16