[TriLUG] Dear lazyweb^WTriLUG, Laptop suggestions?

William Sutton william at trilug.org
Thu Jan 3 18:12:54 EST 2013

My old Sony Vaio PCG-505GX used to get 3 hours easily on an extended 
battery pack...in 2000...on Red Hat 9.  It's long since deceased :-(

William Sutton

On Thu, 3 Jan 2013, Igor Partola wrote:

>> So please, someone tell me that somewhere, someone actually does run
> Linux on a laptop and that they get 6+ hours of battery life.
> Alan, I have never seen 6+ hours, but my current laptop (Dell E6400) gets
> 2+ hours easily, and my netbook does 3 hours, assuming I don't do anything
> with Flash. Both of these have extended batteries.
> This is strictly inferior to a MacBook Pro I used to use which did 4 hours
> pretty reliably. I believe if you go with the MacBook Air, you can get
> close to 6 or 7, though I've never owned one.
> Then again, perhaps a Raspberry Pi laptop is what you seek...
> Igor
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