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Offline mocore

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linux laptops & battery life
« on: February 24, 2023, 11:42:18 PM »


i happened to scan over this topic on reddit
and noticed that *"Auto Tab Discard" gets a mention fore reducing resource usage / battery
see also * http://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,25980.0.html "how to : use modern browsers with low ram systems "

and wandered if any one has tried any of the ** other methods / tips mentioned in the script or comments  to reduce battery power

from the comments in the how_i_doubled_my_laptops_battery_life topic
it appears that display brightness is probably the biggest power drain factor

**  other methods: eg

Use preemptible kernel

https://linrunner.de/tlp/index.html - TLP - Optimize Linux Laptop Battery Life

https://gitlab.com/ananicy-cpp/ananicy-cpp - Ananicy rewritten in C++ for much lower CPU and memory usage.