Ubuntu for laptops

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Wed Sep 23 00:27:33 UTC 2009

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 10:40:05PM +0530, shirish शिरीष wrote:

> a. Lots of background services which are started by default.

Background services are either doing something (in which case the user 
expects them to be doing so), are idle (and therefore not consuming any 
energy) or are buggy (in which case they should just be fixed).

> b. Also the kenel as well as packages should behave in a manner which
> make battery life longer. This is not the case at the present .
> For e.g. http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?s=84bfb8cd28895385bee083cc30eed476&p=1267038#post1267038

No. If there are kernel bugs that increase power consumption, they need 
fixing for desktops and servers as well as laptops.

> The use-cases are unique to laptops and laptops in battery-mode. Any
> benefits on this are surely going to overlap with UNR as well. (as it
> suffers from similar constraints)

The use-cases are not unique to laptops.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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