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Power Savings and Performance Modes on Ubuntu System

This might be the only thing I miss from windows. There is no way to tell the system to run in high performance mode or in power saver mode. May be this feature which is already there and I am ...
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How to install Jupiter on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have made some research how to install Jupiter on Ubuntu 14.04: In therory: download the program (noarch.rpm) from sourceforge convert .rpm into .deb, by using alien program; add missing jupiter ...
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My fan is always on but not in MSWindows (HP elitebook 8460p)

Problem: My laptop(new) fan is ALWAYS on. Question: What can I do to solve this issue? Situation: HP Elitebook 8460p Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (clean install, no mod, nothing... really clean... no ...
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Do I need Intel Linux Graphics Installer?

I am using 64 bit ubuntu 13.04 on a system running optimus technology - Nvidia 635M and an intel integrated card. Recently came across this article for Intel Linux Graphics Installer: ...
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Command line flag for mplayer to use hardware acceleration?

I can make VLC use hardware decoding with vlc --ffmpeg-hw video.mkv Is there an equivalent flag for mplayer?
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Specific short battery life problem with Sony VAIO laptop

(I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 Bit) I have some problems with my laptop's (Sony VAIO VPC-F22S1E) battery . It's fullly charging about 3-4 hours (while using) and 2-3 hours (when shutdowned) . And ...
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Is laptop-mode-tools still relevant on 13.04?

Do they make some difference? I read in Ubuntu wiki that actually it has good power configuration management out of box.
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Short Battery life for dell xps 15z

I bought dell xps 15z and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on this laptop. Laptop and ubuntu liked me. But I have problem with battery life. In windows it can 4-5 hours, but in ubuntu it is not more 2 hours. ...
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Cannot access PPA

I know there already exits a post on this (Cannot access PPA... please check your internet connection) which doesn't answer my problem. I was trying to download TLP on Ubuntu-13.04 and I got the ...
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Much lower battery life on Ubuntu and laptop heating up badly

I have the following config laptop: System model: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC Processor: AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (Quadcore 1.9Ghz) Memory: 6Gb RAM Graphics:AMD Radeon HD 7640G+7600M ...
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How to install Jupiter on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am currently running 12.04 and I can't get Jupiter to install on my computer. These are the commands I am running to install it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter sudo apt-get update ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS drains my Samsung Series 9 900X3C ultrabook's battery extremely fast. Is there anything I can do to fix that?

The title basically says it all. My Samsung Series 9 900X3C ultrabook's battery is in the deep red around barely three hours after disconnecting it from the power - and during most of that time the ...
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Cannot turn off bluetooth in Kubuntu 13.04

I have installed a fresh copy of Kubuntu 13.04. In it I could access bluetooth, wireless without any trouble. But I could not turn this off by just pressing the network button on the keyboard. It is ...
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Sony Vaio VPC-EC Series, CPU Temperature very high.

I know this has been asked quite a few times before, but after some intense research I still could not fix my CPU problems. I'm running Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio from the VPC-EC series. Under windows 7 ...
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Alternative to Jupiter Applet

Wondering if anyone knows of any alternative to the Jupiter applet that stopped being actively developed? I found this, but it's all I could find: ...

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