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auto-cpufreq CPU Speed And Power Optimizer
abarbarian posted a topic in Bruno's All Things Linuxauto-cpufreq Is A New CPU Speed And Power Optimizer For Linux Its developer says that auto-cpufreq was born because you can't automatically set the CPU governor - you can set it to performance or powersave, but you can't switch between these automatically, depending on the battery status, CPU load or temperature. It's worth noting that auto-cpufreq doesn't interfere with TLP, another tool to extend the battery life on laptops running Linux. So if you have it installed, you can continue using it without any issues. Linux CPU Speed And Power Optimizer auto-cpufreq Can Now Enable Turbo Boost Based On The CPU Temperature Adnan Hodzic's Blog -developer of auto-cpufreq I gave the tool a try out on my Arch desktop pc so can not say if it extends battery life for sure but I recon it will. If you look at the two screenshots you can see it reporting vastly different cpu states as I am running Boinc for the World Communityy Grid running stuff to help out with the covid-19 virus vaccination.
Browser for older system
DarkSerge posted a topic in All Things WindowsGreetings everyone. General inquiry of curiosity. What browser might be good for an older system? I have an older laptop - Windows 10, 2.1 GHz Dual core Pentium x64, 4 GB RAM. I usually switch between Chrome and Firefox depending on what I want to do. Does anyone have an opinions on what's good for an older system?
Build your own Laptop
abarbarian posted a topic in Hardwarehttp://www.zdnet.com/article/diy-linux-laptop-build-your-own-for-240-with-fully-open-source-olimex-teres-i/ At the main site, https://www.olimex.com/Products/DIY-Laptop/ Now that is what I think is a great idea. You can configure the pc to suit yourself. You can replace every bit if they fail. You can upgrade parts of the pc to suit your changing needs. It will be interesting to see what different parts they will offer when they get underway and how much they will cost. The company has links to CERN. https://home.cern/about/updates/2015/02/kicad-software-gets-cern-treatment
New Chromebook out tomorrow (11/13/2013)
Jeber posted a topic in Hardwarehttp://chrome.blogspot.com/2012/11/the-new-acer-chromebook.html I'm intrigued. Acer is a company I've had good experiences with and Google, well, it's Google. And a $199 price point for a brand new laptop is going to be hard for everyone else to compete with. So what'cha think? Would you buy one, or save your money for that Nexus 10?