27436Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Dell Linux Carputer OS
- Sep 29, 2005--- Russell <virginiawifinder@...> wrote:
> Hey All,There are a few projects like this on the web already ... You might borrow from
> I'm in the process of putting my carputer together. I'm convinced I
> want to use a light distro of linux but I want it to make full use of
> ACPI (I think that is what it is called...hibernate and stand by
> features..) I was thinkering with Puppy and it does most all of what
> I want except for automatically going to hibernate 5 mins after the
> power is removed.
> So I guess my question is do you guys have any suggestions of an OS
> that makes full use of these features.
> Thanks for your time. I'll have to post pictures when it is done.
http://www.dashpc.com is one that I have frequented most ... I think there is
another called carputer (as you seem to have re-coined) ... Google would
probably also be helpful.
For a no-nonsense distro, I like Slackware. It only installs what you tell it
to, and only loads what you want it to, but you can still set up a full X-based
system with all the eye-candy in less time than it takes to get Windows
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