rodrigo at gnome-db.org
Fri Mar 30 06:52:48 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 13:34 +0200, Holger Macht wrote:
> On Fri 30. Mar - 13:21:24, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 23:30 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 00:25 +0200, Holger Macht wrote:
> > > > People want to disable gnome power manager on usual desktop systems.
> > >
> > > I would disagree with this quite strongly. g-p-m on a desktop loads
> > > hardly any modules at runtime (less CPU and memory use) but still
> > > controls DPMS and Inhibit control.
> > >
> > > Lots of desktops suspend and hibernate. I've never told anyone to
> > > disable g-p-m on a desktop on a desktop...
> > >
> > yeah, and in those that don't suspend or hibernate, you don't realise
> > it's there, since it hardly takes any resources and doesn't show any
> > icon on the screen.
> > So, apart from machines with very low resources, I can't think of a good
> > reason to want to uninstall g-p-m for a GNOME desktop. And the same goes
> > for kpowersave.
> In this regard, g-p-m currently has a big advantage. It's very well
> integrated. I'm currently arguing for the KDE people.
we still need to know KDE needs, so, what is not that well integrated in
kpowersave that might make people want to uninstall it while using kde?
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo at gnome-db.org>
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