Linux laptops, revisited (can any sleep like my PowerBook does?)

Justin Findlay justin at
Fri Jan 18 16:47:40 MST 2008

On AD 2008 January 18 Friday 04:18:02 PM -0700, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> So I'm almost in the market for a new laptop.  My old machine is a
> PowerBook 12" with OSX.  Right now my choice is really between a
> Thinkpad T61 14" and a MacBook.  I would be interested in the Thinkpad
> X61, but I really kind of like the trackpad.

My eeepc goes into a trance mode when I flip the lid down.  I'm not sure
if this is what sleeping means to laptops, but when I open it up again
and push the power button it comes back on like when I closed the lid.


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