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Re: A problem installing Kubuntu 8.04 desktop

 On Sun, 25 May 2008 13:36:12 -0400 (EDT) 
[hidden email] (Steven L. Kleiman) wrote: 

> At last Wednesday's BLU meeting, I mentioned a problem I had installing 
> Kubuntu 8.04 desktop: after a while, for no apparent reason, my laptop 
> powered down on its own.  This shutdown occurred twice while the 
> installation dvd was still running.  Then, I tried an installation CD, 
> and succeeded in getting the system loaded, but after a while again, it 
> powered down on its own. 
> Jerry suggested checking the power-saving settings, and he was right! 
> The system came with the default settings of power saving enabled and 
> with the monitor set to switch off after 45 minutes.  HOW DUMB!!!!!!! 
> I disabled power saving, and the problem is solved. 
> Thank you, Jerry! 

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