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

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at
Mon Jan 21 13:57:01 MST 2008

On 21 Jan 2008, at 13:18, Jason Edwards wrote:

> I've checked and recheck many times.  I don't run any widgets in
> Dashboard.  I don't have any icons on the desktop (the window server
> has to draw a window for each icon, even when you can't see them!).  I
> also don't let any third party apps put anything in the menubar
> (because it slows down redraws).  I only have iTerm, Firefox, Mail,
> iTunes, and Eclipse open.  In the background I've got MySQL and
> Mongrel (app server for Ruby on Rails).  I rarely have any swapspace
> in use.  I suppose I could reboot everyday, but I like to pretend OS X
> is better than Windows.

I would give AppleCare a call.  They have been quite helpful for me in  
the past.

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