I encountered with the problem that Ubuntu 12.04 causes my battery to consume rapidly as compared to windows. Most of the time, fan is running and system heats up. Kindly help me sort out where the problem is?
I think this model has nvidia optimus enabled. If your system has duel graphics card and optimus enabled you need to turn off the discrete graphics card. Otherwise both are enabled and lead to high temperature, reduce battery.
Instruction for installing Bumblebee to turn off discrete GPU and enable only when required
If you are on Ubuntu 11.04 or older and want newer drivers (recommended) than the ones available in the official repos, run:
If you just want to disable nvidia card, no need to learn followings
Usage Instruction :
To run a program with nvidia card, use
To run firefox type :
Note: If you intend to run 32-bit programs like Wine and using Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric or later, install 32-bit libraries with: