[thechat] laptops for linux

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Mon Nov 14 07:37:39 CST 2005

On 14 Nov 2005, at 13:29, Stephane Deschamps wrote:

>> Well, the ones in my IBM[1] X31 are 2 years old and still give me > 5
>> hours useful life, so can't complain.
> 5??
> And me who thought 2.5 was quite nice when you want to watch a DVD  
> on a
> train.
> Five? FIVE!!

To be fair, that is 2 batteries from full charge, and using all the  
powersaving functions (dim screen & slow CPU speed, no optical drives  
connected, low HDD usage with 3 min shutdown). Still, 5hrs is still  
an average - I *have* got over 7...

Kinda useful for taking notes in all day client meetings.


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