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awake with lid closed
Authored by: r0adrage on Jan 28, '04 01:22:42PM

I do want to close my powerbook and run it for hours that way.

I want to keep iChat running while the lid is closed. If someone messages, I can reach over and open it up, but while I'm not actively using it, the screen and keyboard are protected (from my pets, in particular). An open laptop is such a huge target.

It would also make my powerbook available via Rendevous for XCode compilation.. I have a 1.25Ghz G4 sitting here, which could cut a huge chunk out of compile times, if it wasn't always asleep.

Every non-Apple laptop I have ever owned has been able to run with the lid closed, and none of them have ever overheated. That feature alone isn't enough for me to dump OSX for linux on x86, but it is probably my #1 gripe over Apple laptops.



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