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Month: December 2014

Re: [trinity-users] kdepowersave

From: Felmon Davis <davisf@...>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2014 03:51:55 -0500 (EST)
On Tue, 23 Dec 2014, Werner Joss wrote:

> Am Montag, 22. Dezember 2014, 15:58:33 schrieb Felmon Davis:
>> On Mon, 22 Dec 2014, Werner Joss wrote:
>>> Am Montag, 22. Dezember 2014, 11:21:26 schrieb Alexandre:
>>>> Can you post a screenshot of you searching for the keyword powersave in
>>>> Synaptic. It is very very unlikely that it is not there.
>>> well, problem solved :)
>>> it turned out that
>>> - my /etc/apt/sources.list.d/trinity.list file (which kept the entries for
>>> trinity) had vanished during my initial several 'dist-upgrades' (forced by
>>> errors)
>>> - once fixed, aptitude found tdepowersave, which would uninstall/replace
>>> kpowersave upon installation
>>> after next reboot, tdepowersave starts automatically and works as
>>> expected.
>>> thanks for your help.
>> glad you got yours figured out. not so lucky here.
>> trying to install the new release practically killed my system. I
>> wrestled it back to near health though there are still issues,
>> including the kpowersave issue. I didn't have tdepowersave in
>> apt-cache.
> that was here only with vanished sources.list entrys for trinity.

not sure what you mean by 'vanished'. in the end though I'm supposing 
something was wrong with the sources.list I used. maybe I'll hook up 
that hard-drive and have another look.

I'm a bit spoiled by the pleasant speed of the ssd card on this laptop 
so I doubt I'll put the old hard-drive back into actual use.

(got to research the 'trim' issues.)

>> I took the hard-drive out and put in a new virgin one, did a new
>> install but for carrying over home. that has the tdepowersave app but
>> it is misbehaving: it shuts down the system no matter what I put in
>> the configuration menu. (or maybe something else does...?)
> I suppose, it must be something else.

slowly I think so too and in fact I'm suspecting I made an error 

>> guess this is an advance since the other version either didn't have a
>> config menu or only had one after manually loading hald. even then I
>> wasn't sure it was doing anything.
> does it at least show the battery status ?
> (it should, of course).
> Werner

I'll tell you when I boot up that drive again.

Mike Bird downthread gave some intriguing advice; I'll prob try that