[kubuntu-devel] Re: kpowersave and backup applications

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Mon Jan 30 23:14:21 GMT 2006

On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 06:24:24PM +0100, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> On Sun Jan 22 20:37:03 2006 Sebastian K??gler wrote:
> > On Wednesday 18 January 2006 21:29, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > > Has anyone had experiences with kpowersave?  It seems better
> > > maintained than the klaptopdaemon we use at the moment but I'm looking
> > > for experiences of whether it's more reliable or not.
> Sound good for us as KPowersave/powersave developers. KPowersave is since 
> years the default powermanagement fontend/solution under KDE on SUSE. We 
> would be happy if KPowersave could also replace klaptop on an other 
> distribution. ;-)

Great :)

A couple of questions, how does kpowersave (or libpowersave) actually do the suspend?
And what does it use HAL for?

If it uses HAL for the suspend that probably means that it works just
perfectly on Kubuntu as far as the gnome stuff works on Ubuntu.


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