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power saving your linux box

Dan
Grafter
Posts: 121
Registered: ‎05-04-2007

power saving your linux box

do you know how much power your linux box is using?  more to the point, do you know how much power your software is responsible for?
maybe this could help:

http://www.linuxpowertop.org/
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Community Veteran
Posts: 1,236
Registered: ‎02-08-2007

Re: power saving your linux box

Shame it is a Belkin and not something good like Netgear!
rmerewood
Dabbler
Posts: 25
Registered: ‎05-04-2007

Re: power saving your linux box

There's also some interesting stuff here: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/power-management-guide.xml
It's got a Gentoo slant to it,  but a lot of it is distro-independent. Pretty in-depth but there are also some quick tips in there too, especially adding the DPMS options to your xorg.conf