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[ale] OT: Laptop as desktop

On 09/01/2015 07:07 PM, Boris Borisov wrote:
> There is a lot of grade B and grade C refurbished netbooks on the market.
> Idea is to use as cheap i3 or i5 desktop system (a.k.a. closed lid) with
> external monitor and peripherals. Never done this before. Now do you bypass
> the lid switch so the system will no go to sleep mode with lid closed?

Can't speak for all brands/models, but Eee and Chromebooks can disable it.

It is in the power settings.  On Ubuntu Server 14.04 it is in