Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd Sep 2007 13:43 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Just like Eugenia yesterday, I also upgraded my laptop's Ubuntu Feisty installation to Gutsy a few days ago. The upgrade process went completely awry, though, so I was forced to do a fresh install. Not a bad thing, as it gave me the opportunity to take a look at Ubuntu's soon-to-be-released Gutsy Gibbon with GNOME 2.20
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RE[2]: CPU Frequency
by leech on Tue 25th Sep 2007 00:45 UTC in reply to "RE: CPU Frequency"
leech
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2006-01-10

Yeah, that's basically what I said ;) Fedora 7 has manual override on by default, under Debian and Ubuntu you have to reconfigure the gnome-applets to set SUID for manual override and it does give the appropriate warning.

Sometimes I like to use it when I'm watching a movie on my laptop while using my battery so that it doesn't use it all up, since usually to make smooth DVD playback, the CPU tries to jack itself up to maximum, even though the 798Mhz that it runs as the slowest speed works. Though I have found that under Windows XP, there was a slower speed that the CPU could clock itself too, and I had it working under Linux as well at one point, but I had to modify some files which I can't recall at the moment.

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