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Re: Lubuntu, energy efficiency and sustainable computing
I'll add my experience about this :)
Le lundi 14 février 2011 à 19:16 +0000, John Eischeid a écrit :
> 1) Other Lubuntu users like me. Did the environment factor into your
> decision to start using Lubuntu? Did you use it to bring an old
> back to life?
First, it was for using a small EEEPC (7" screen, 1Ghz, 512 Mo). Lubuntu
(well, it was LXDE at this time :)) bring more speed to this machine. No
sure it extends the battery life, but as it uses less CPU, it should :)
> 2) Some data indicating that Lubuntu is more energy efficient. I've
> seen some claims along those lines, but does anyone have any proof
> Lubuntu uses less electricity?
The only study I'm aware about this is a Phoronix article :
But it's difficult to compare such data, because LXDE/Lubuntu have less
features than a GNOME/Ubuntu.