gnome-terminal memory leak or bloat
|Ubuntu Desktop Bugs|
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ SWAP CODE DATA COMMAND
6143 james 15 0 108m 10m 5820 S 10.3 2.1 1:53.21 97m 264 51m gnome-terminal
That's an awful lot of memory - even when swapped out (I only have so much swap). Dapper's gnome-terminal didn't use anything like this much memory.
(FWIW, that's 3 full size (1600x1200) gnome-terminals and no tabs and after only 10 days of uptime.)