Kevin F O'Riordan <kfor at compsoc.com> writes:
>> Still have my ACPI puzzles, though.
>> I installed 'laptop-mode-tools' package (debian etch), and that's all
> I did regarding power management. Never bothered tweaking it; I use
> the laptop plugged in mostly anyway.
Puzzles have to do with hibernate (which works but returns without
access to 1440*900 resolution), suspend (which doesn't) and closing
the lid (which gives me a blank unresponsive screen).
> Don't know what distro you're using. Ubuntu appears to have both
> 'laptop-mode-tools', as in debian, and 'laptop-mode', which I haven't
> a clue about. Fedora appears to have 'laptop-mode-tools'. You might
> find these useful?
I have Debian Lenny. I've now apt-gotten laptop-mode-tools, which
seems like a good package for saving power.
> gnome-control-center -> Sound -> System Beep: unchecked 'Enable system beep'
That works for me, but like you I'd prefer to be able to moderate
the volume instead.
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