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Submission + - Your software choice affects battery drain (jonramvi.com)

Skapare writes: We do know that the busier the CPU is, the more it drains power (and gets hot). Same for the GPU. For netbooks, this might need to influence your software choice, such as Jolicloud vs. Damn Small Linux. And for servers, this might also be important as part of large scale power reductions. Should we run a lean OS and lean server code?

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