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[News] Linux Chosen for Green Advantage

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More reasons to use Linux: How green is Linux?

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|     * First of all there's the tickless kernel
|       The tickless mode is an option in the newest kernels keeping power 
|       consumption low by having the processor staying asleep, in the normal 
|       state the kernel is waking up the processor on an automated interval. 
|       With the tickless kernel it's possible to wake the processor only when 
|       there's a real need for it. Effectively saving on power consumption in 
|       notebooks and servers alike.     
|     * Better virtualization support
|       Which brings me to my second point, the tickless kernel brings great 
|       benefit in virtualized environments. 
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The Bizarre Cathedral - 41

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| "Should I tell him the router runs on Linux?"


"There is such an overvaluation of technology stocks that it is absurd. I would
include our stock in that category. It is bad for the long-term worth of the
                                --Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's CEO


Open Source Software, OLPC, and the Importance of Being Green

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| I'm referring to the need for the OLPC XO laptop to be extremely efficient in 
| its power consumption. The OLPC laptop is designed to be used in places where 
| there is no reliable power grid, or, in many cases, no power grid at all. 
| This has challenged the OLPC Project is be very creative in how power is 
| generated, stored and conserved.    


Linux, Windows duke it out over energy efficiency

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| Linux appears to have an advantage at the moment: Companies are becoming 
| increasingly open to adopting the platform both in the server room and on the 
| desktop. Big-name vendors like IBM, HP, and Novell are giving the penguin a 
| push in the datacenter, framing it as a flexible and energy-efficient 
| platform. The fact that Linux offers greater virtualization opportunities 
| than Windows (a sentiment recently expressed by the VMWare CTO Mendel 
| Rosenblum) only strengthens the platform's green standing.      


GNU/Linux is the most power-efficient OS on Intel hardware

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| According to a keynote given at OSCON, Intel's PowerTOP application has 
| allowed developers to get a close-up view of what is sucking power in a 
| GNU/Linux system. Apparently they've gotten so much feedback and patches that 
| they've been able to extend battery life by an hour since the first release, 
| making GNU/Linux the best OS for power saving.    


Report: Linux, open source greener than Windows

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| A new report from the U.K. Office of Government Commerce about Open
| Source Software Trials in Government, has found that servers running
| Linux could combat the rising problem of e-waste because they last
| up to twice as long as machines running Windows.

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