Why Thinkpad and Linux is a great combination U'll see below.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 3 a.m.

Why Thinkpad and Linux is a great combination U'll see below. The info window at 51 % remaining battery says in german: battery mode - 7 hours 33 minutes remaining.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 3 a.m.

I've learned that the estimated remaining time is usually not all that accurate, even under Linux.

of cause it calculates the average use about the passed time. From my experience, I can only report that I usually had a much longer battery life than the same Windows computers. Comparable (for me) are, for example, competitions at LAN parties in Star Craft, Company of Heros or Battlefield ... With Linux, of course, in Wine with winetools and playonlinux and occasionally via q4wine.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 3 a.m.

How does this compare to windows?

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Oct. 9, 2022, 3 a.m.

Lol that isn’t even remotely accurate. I frequently have mint tell me that my battery will last 231 hours. It never does

Do you use TCP with specific configuration?

and do you refresh your battery to calibrate? My last process added some more capacity: ID-1: BAT0 charge: 5.3 Wh condition: 42.4/45.0 Wh (94%)

I do. I am using older thinkpad. Your tiger lake cpu will be much more efficient than my ivy bridge or haswell systems.

Yes I think so. With my old Thinkpads I had to change batteries to reach times over 7 hours. Only this new one reachs still a working day period.

It is to regulate the cpu speed to usefull level, shut down all not needed users to minimum and preferring activities that are carried out in the foreground.

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Oct. 9, 2022, 3 a.m.

I also think that the computer sometimes calculates the remaining running time very positively, and yet I am and remain of the opinion that Linux (Mint) is certainly not only capable of using fewer resources, but also manages to implement this in reality.

Also in view of my history as a certified Microsoft professional, who at the beginning of the 1990s first opted for the simpler Windows, or at that time still MS-DOS with Windows 3.11, I must today acknowledge without envy that Linux, with its long terminal-based history, is today the better choice than Windows.

- For those who, like me, did not grow up speaking English and also do not have the corresponding previous knowledge, I simply recommend my translation machine, which I got to know during my university studies and with the help of which I can now translate my words - hopefully understandably - into English -




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