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Thread: Ubuntu's Power Consumption Tested

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    Oct 2007

    Cool Tracker & Compiz-Fusion

    Hmmm, so this was done with just a default installation of Gutsy, yes? By default, it has Tracker (which indexes your hard drive) and Compiz (pretty things) enabled by default, which no doubt have some sort of impact on the results. I'd be very interested in seeing the results with those features disabled, since those would be the first things I'd turn off after installing it on a laptop.

    I have a hunch that the power usage would be a whole lot lower. I find it hard to believe that the tickless kernel really has such a small impact...
    Last edited by Ryzzen; 10-15-2007 at 01:02 PM. Reason: Typo-correction

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