Andre Puschmann andre.puschmann at stud.tu-ilmenau.de
Mon Feb 19 18:55:32 CET 2007

Alexander Toresson wrote:
> On 2/15/07, Mark Trompell <mark at marktrompell.de> wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> is there something xfce-based or desktop-independend to replace
>> gnome-power-manager?

well, it somehow depends on what you expect the powermanager to do for you?!
if you need an easy-to-use way to hibernate/suspend your system than
maybe its worth to wait a while.
hopefully i find some time this week to work on a patch for 4.4 which
supports this.

>> Mark
> Your distro often provides command line tools for this. At least some
> distributions do have cpufrequtils.

true, one can use a tool provided by the distribution to manage cpu
scaling. or one might use a kernel governor, as i do.

> This area is problematic, as there isn't really any platform
> independent way of doing stuff.

well, there is a way which should provide some abstraction called dbus
and hal. but using this is still somewhat distribution specific since it
also uses script to perform user actions.

> Regards, Alexander Toresson



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