[Bug 604635] Re: [Maverick] Have default settings be energy star 5.0 compliant
phillw at phillw.net
Mon Jul 19 17:20:45 UTC 2010
Hi, I do recall from my dark murky past with Windows, that there is an
energy-star system for monitoring data
sure if it is of any help, but provide it for you.
On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 6:04 PM, Jerone Young
<jerone.young at canonical.com>wrote:
> Thinking about his more after Martin's comment on rhythmbox. I think
> another level of idleness has to be created ?
> If you have something downloading in Chromium or Firefox .. you do want
> the screen lock or screen blank to happen. But what you do not want is
> for the machine to go to sleep or hibernate automatically.
> Almost like something that says that I'm idle .. but don't go to sleep.
> You have thoughts on that?
> [Maverick] Have default settings be energy star 5.0 compliant
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> Status in Gnome Powermanager: New
> Status in OEM Priority Project: In Progress
> Status in “chromium-browser” package in Ubuntu: Triaged
> Status in “firefox” package in Ubuntu: Triaged
> Status in “gnome-power-manager” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
> Status in “rhythmbox” package in Ubuntu: Fix Released
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: gnome-power-manager
> Energy star is a standard backed by the US government to set standards for
> energy use of devices.
> The specification for Operating System settings can be found here:
> Spec direct link (page 13):
> Also to better help understand Energy Star. The Open Suse team actually
> heavily looked into this, and have a great presentation here:
> The reason you want to be Energy star compliant:
> - Many retailers will not sell machines that are not Energy Star compliant
> - Most Government agencies will not buy hardware solutions that are not
> Energy Star compliant
> - OEMs are now pushing heavily to have all hardware be Energy Star
> - The OS software default settings are apart of the Energy Star
> compliance of machines
> There are only two default settings preventing Ubuntu from being energy
> star compliant:
> * Put display to Sleep within 15 minutes of user inactivity when on A/C
> - Currently this is set to 30 min. So setting it to 15 or below
> would fix this.
> * Activate computer's Sleep mode within 30 minutes of user inactivity when
> on A/C.
> - Currently this is set to never
> - It is also under stood that this could potentially have user
> experience impact
> If both settings cannot be done by deafult. It has been requested to have
> an Energy Star button in Gnome Power Management interface that would set
> settings to be energy star compliant.
[Maverick] Have default settings be energy star 5.0 compliant
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