pegasus at sc.rr.com
Fri Nov 12 00:20:58 GMT 2010
On 11/11/2010 07:08 PM, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-11-11 at 15:29 -0800, Mark wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Bill Wright<pegasus at sc.rr.com> wrote:
>>> I have other laptops running Linux, one is FEDORA and another KUBUNTU,
>>> they run flawlessly, BUT, the battery life is poor as is most laptops
>>> with the exception of my Netbook, which is why I keep trying to run one
>>> of the distros to where I can enjoy at least 7 hours of battery live.
>> Seven hours???
>> Finally, a reason to consider getting a teeny-weeny little portable<SNIP>
> You can actually get better life out of a netbook. The little Dell
> netbooks I have see can go for about 12 hours on a truly cleaned up
> Ubuntu netbook install.
Oh sure, if you dim the screen, turn off bluetooth and wifi, 10/12 hours
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