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im running Ubuntu 11.10 & am using the Gnome interface. I have installed the Gnome power manager and I am assuming this is it:

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This doesn't have that many options. I've seem some screen shots of the power manager and they seem to show the gnome power manager with alot of the options I want to have control over. So my over question is this: is this the gnome power manager & if it is, then how can I access more options?

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the other screen shot I am referring to is the one available when viewing the gnome power manager via Synaptic, or even something like this

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Can you add some links to the screenshots you have been looking at. thanks. –  fossfreedom Mar 2 '12 at 20:16
    
Not sure if I have the ability to 'bump' this question, but the other screen shot I am referring to is the one available when viewing the gnome power manager via Synaptic, or even something like this library.gnome.org/users/gnome-power-manager/stable/figures/… –  user42902 Mar 8 '12 at 19:18

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The second screenshot you have referred to is the "old" Gnome-2 style Power Manager screen.

The Gnome-3 developers took a close look at the various Gnome applications and re-wrote and/or redesigned many applications.

The various applets that made up the Gnome-2 control panel were brought together under the System Settings gnome-control-center application. It was this move that has resulted in the simplification of the power-management screen.

Many of the Gnome-2 power-management options you were familiar with are still available - but have been tucked away in either gconf-editor or dconf-editor

gconf-editor

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Navigate to *apps.gnome_settings_daemon.plugins*

ALT+F2 and type gconf-editor to launch this application.

dconf-editor

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Navigate to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power

Install dconf-tools and use ALT+F2 and type dconf-editor to launch this application

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Thank you fossfreedom, using your walkthrough I was able to find the hidden options using dconf editor. –  user42902 Mar 9 '12 at 14:19

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