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Running Linux on laptops not battery efficient? Check again!

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http://sglnx.com – On most distros installations, there is a package “laptop-mode” tools included. The package is meant to ensure power saving features on laptops. However, at SGLNX, we discovered that this feature may be sub-controlled by another package that dictates if the “laptop-mode” settings is enabled or disabled. It started out when we had a problem with hard-drive clicking noises on a recently purchased 320gb hdd to replace a lower c (General)