Sep 142010

green linuxNo, I do not want to talk of Linux MINT, but as is practically possible to apply some tricks to make our desktop a bit more nature oriented.

However let me say that thanks to your choice of Linux operating system you are already on the philosophical choice closer to nature:

  • Requires less resources: Linux distributions require an average of fewer resources, and the hardware can be used for longer.
  • KM 0: The Open Source philosophy relies heavily on volunteers who work from home and contribute to various projects.
  • Less packaging: Linux is mainly distributed via downloads and manuals are in digital format.
  • More cheap: In Linux you have many freely available software so you don’t  have to work to buy them.

But now back on practice in particular we’ll see

  • The tickless kernel, which enables the processor to sleep between tasks
  • PowerTop to check what’s consuming more energy

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