[Techtalk] tiny homebuilt appliance?

Brenda Bell k15a-list-linuxchix at theotherbell.com
Fri Oct 24 13:04:47 EST 2003

Quoting Alvin Goats <agoats at compuserve.com>:

> most laptops
> have a switch that senses when the lid is closed and automatically pust
> the laptop to "sleep"

But if you're lucky enough to have one that has power management, you might
be able to change the settings so it doesn't do that.  If you can then
switch the laptop into external monitor only mode, it can safely be closed
and tucked away somewhere.


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