[TriLUG] Dear lazyweb^WTriLUG, Laptop suggestions?
Joseph S. Tate
dragonstrider at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 15:33:15 EST 2013
The X220 runs Fedora 18 (He works for Red Hat).
On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 3:32 PM, Joseph S. Tate <dragonstrider at gmail.com>wrote:
> A friend of mine says he gets 6-7 hours with an X220 Thinkpad.
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 3:13 PM, Alan Porter <porter at trilug.org> wrote:
>> I'll need about 6+ hours of battery life for the occasional
>>> cross-continental flight.
>> I swear, I feel like I just showed up at a Ferrari driver's club in a
>> I hear people talking about 6+ hours of battery life. Mac people never
>> even bother to carry a power cord with them. And yet my Dell XPS L501X
>> offers a whole 19 MINUTES of battery life! 19 MINUTES! That's just long
>> enough to unplug from one wall outlet and plug into another wall outlet...
>> if I walk fast.
>> When the Dell XPS laptop was brand new in 2010, the battery lasted 65
>> So when people talk about hours of battery, I go into some sort of
>> perverted inverse of the Steve Jobs reality distortion field and I just
>> assume they are lying, that their battery life sucks just as bad as mine
>> does. And I have always resigned myself to just carrying around a power
>> cable, lugging that nuclear power plant along with me.
>> Why is everything I own rubbish? - Ron Weasley
>> So please, someone tell me that somewhere, someone actually does run
>> Linux on a laptop and that they get 6+ hours of battery life.
>> In the meantime, my finger is on the trigger at the Apple store.
>> # ????o? u?l?
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