[LAU] use your pc as an music player (and safe energy)

Grammostola Rosea rosea.grammostola at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 14:36:32 EDT 2009

Justin Smith wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 3:59 AM, Grammostola Rosea
> <rosea.grammostola at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Music is digitalized now and so I use more and more my pc for listening
>> to music. I guess this are just modern times....
>> But this are also the times of a planet what get destroyed and less
>> important  money  just disappears...
>> So I want to save as much energy as possible without buying another pc.
>> Is there a way to handle this? What are the tricks or are there 'green'
>> distro's?
>> Thanks in advance,
>> \r
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> One possibility is using applications that use less CPU, the harder
> your CPU works, the more energy it turns in to waste heat. For this,
> avoid things written in dynamic languages, and in general try to use
> the smallest and most efficient program for a given task (you could
> look at applications recommended for older/slower computers like
> blackbox / evilwm / rox-filer / xfce / lxde / etc. and using a command
> line application whenever possible rather than a full GUI will save a
> large amount of CPU / disk usage as well.
Is there a command line multimedia music player?


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