[ubuntu-uk] Is this the new battle ground - energy saving?

Barry Titterton barry.titterton at mail.adsl4less.com
Sat Aug 28 08:07:35 BST 2010

On Fri, 2010-08-27 at 16:45 +0100, Tony Pursell wrote:
> Hi all
> I came across this:
> http://www.businessgreen.com/business-green/news/2268816/exclusive-microsoft-opens
> Is there any evidence of how Ubuntu performs in this respect?  
> My own evidence is very anecdotal.  When I'm booted into XP, I get more
> 'hair dryer noise' (i.e when the fan speed is ramped up) than with
> Ubuntu.
> Tony 

"the company is likely to work with consultancy partners to also offer
onsite energy and carbon audits for customers."

The answer from the audit being "spend lots of money on new MS
products". There, I've just saved you the time and expense of an audit.


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