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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5

Part V Mobile Computers

  • 37 Mobile Computing with Linux
  • Mobile computing is mostly associated with laptops, PDAs and cellular phones (and the data exchange between them). Mobile hardware components, such as external hard disks, flash disks, or digital cameras, can be connected to laptops or desktop systems. A number of software components are involved in mobile computing scenarios and some applications are tailor-made for mobile use.

  • 38 Using NetworkManager
  • NetworkManager is the ideal solution for laptops and other portable computers. It supports state-of-the-art encryption types and standards for network connections, including connections to 802.1X protected networks. 802.1X is the “IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks—Port-Based Net…

  • 39 Power Management
  • The features and hardware described in this chapter do not exist on IBM IBM Z, making this chapter irrelevant for these platforms.