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libertas
May 3rd, 2008, 06:02 PM
i was just thinking that (on a laptop) when the power is just about to run out (3% battery power left lets say) that the OS prompts all programs to save whats going on and prepare it so that if/when it does shut down there is no data loss or file corruption etc. I don't know if this is already the way it is or not but i just thought id put it out there :D

damis648
May 3rd, 2008, 06:04 PM
Goto on the panel: System>Administration>Power Management
then click the second tab, "On Battery Power"
and at the menu where it says "When Battery Power is critically low" select "Hibernate"

tw3k
May 3rd, 2008, 06:05 PM
an environmental snapshot? :)

damis648
May 3rd, 2008, 06:08 PM
no sorry it will not let me take one iwth the menus open

PS i meant System>Preferences>Power Management

damis648
May 3rd, 2008, 06:10 PM
heres a screenshot: