I found the root cause. It's purely a bug in the fts extension so marking as Invalid for Zeitgeist itself.
** Changed in: zeitgeist-extensions Importance: Undecided => Critical ** Changed in: zeitgeist-extensions Status: New => Triaged ** Changed in: zeitgeist-extensions Assignee: (unassigned) => Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen (kamstrup) ** Changed in: zeitgeist Status: Triaged => Invalid ** Changed in: zeitgeist (Ubuntu) Status: Confirmed => Invalid -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Zeitgeist Extensions, which is the registrant for Zeitgeist Extensions. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/722762 Title: zeitgeist-daemon using ~100% of CPU Status in Zeitgeist Framework: Invalid Status in Zeitgeist Extensions: Triaged Status in “zeitgeist” package in Ubuntu: Invalid Status in “zeitgeist-extensions” package in Ubuntu: Confirmed Bug description: I've tried restarting my computer, closing all applications, etc., but no matter what System Monitor tells me zeitgeist-daemon is using 96-100% of the CPU on my i5 Sony Vaio laptop. To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/zeitgeist/+bug/722762/+subscriptions _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zeitgeist Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zeitgeist More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp