When do you turn off your Ubuntu boxes?

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 1 04:00:05 UTC 2006

Peter Hummers <phummers at iname.com>  said:
> I found this on Digg, about the energy-saving aspects of turning 
> computers off when not in use (/not/ about the software, which is 
> Windows only):
> http://preview.tinyurl.com/yk9lqr
> On Un*x, I've always left my computer on overnight (actually, for
> months at a time) to let cron do its housekeeping, but I see that
> Ubuntu installs anacron, which will complete the same tasks according
> to time elapsed since the last instance, not absolute time (i.e.
> 15:00).
> How often do you all turn off your desktop Ubuntu boxes?

My box has a button problem wherein it won't start without a couple of
dozen pushes and the waving of a couple of dead chickens.  Because of
that I don't turn it off unless I /must/ upgrade hardware or there is a
power outage.

Or it gives me a BSOD.  Mwahaha, right!

Cybe R. Wizard
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