How Your Browser Determines Battery Runtime

Using Chrome I noticed a lot of CPU usage with some open web pages. This is much better when using Opera. Also Chrome seems to constantly write something to disk, which stops it from spinning down, which saves lots of energy. Hence I will now use Opera again, at least when surfing on battery... What are your experiences with CPU usage and disk access with browsers\?


  1. I love your blog D:

    How did you learn so much about Linux and become so handy with the terminal?

  2. Thanks, tek! I guess the most important step was to change to Linux as my main OS. Then everything else is day-by-day issues and google. ;)

    But it was a long way. I started in 2001, so keep at it and you'll learn all that! I hope my blog will make the first steps easier and more fun.


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