Post in the anime section, or die.
ubuntu takes 59 percent of CPU power on idle?
My old computer can handle Ubuntu and so can my laptop I'm planning to upgrade my workstation at work from Linux Mint to UbuntuWell, my computer is over 4 years old (Yeah, I need a new one).
And I had Firefox running in the background playing YouTube, with about 4 tabs open, I think.
It's usually between 7-18% on idle.