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Is there a power saving application similar to Jupiter?

I have installed the 13.04 final release and so far I am loving it more 12.10. I'm trying to install the Jupiter power settings app but, I read it is no longer compatible with the new kernel. Is there ...
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4answers
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Laptop battery life drastically decreased compared to Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my computer get less battery life with Ubuntu compared to Windows? I am running Ubuntu 10.10 on my Dell Studio XPS 1640 and have about one hour of battery life ...
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Battery life decreased after upgrade to 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my computer get less battery life with Ubuntu compared to Windows? After upgrading from Ubuntu 10.10, my battery life has decreased dramatically. There was a ...
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USB mouse cuts out on battery power

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit laptop, and I have a Microsoft mouse. When I'm on the battery power the mouse cuts in and out, I have full battery power so it's not because of low power. It never does ...
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1answer
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Can my settings be customized automatically when I boot on battery power?

Is it possible to tweak settings if and only if the computer starts on battery power? Why? I usually work without battery, but when I use a battery I want it to last as long as possible. For that ...
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1answer
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how to power save and lookup power usage in terminal [duplicate]

I have already installed powertop , pm-utils , laptop-mode-tool , jupitor , also power save with jupitor , cpu-frequency skilling powersave , pm-powersave true but power usage are 1 hour and 20 ...
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Why does battery power drain quicker in Ubuntu compared to WIndows in Dell Inspiron? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my computer get less battery life with Ubuntu compared to Windows? When I used Windows 7 with Dell Inspiron, I got a battery life of 2 hours. But ever since I ...
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1answer
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How to fix overheating and battery low life on ASUS K56CM? [duplicate]

I have an ASUS K56CM ubuntu 12.04 runs well, but the temperature in idle is about 55-65 °C. And also my battery have a half less life then on windows7. I tried Jupiter but it doesn't work. Should I ...
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1answer
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why ubuntu uses more battery power?

Why ubuntu uses more battery power than windows? When I use windows, my battery lasts for 2 hours But when I use ubuntu, the battery decreases so quickly. hardly I can use for only 1 hour. ...
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Why does my laptop overheat and discharge faster in Ubuntu than Windows? [duplicate]

I am new to Linux. I have a Dell Inspiron 15 with a 1st generation Intel Core i3 and Ubuntu 12.10. My laptop gets heated quickly which doesn't happen on Windows. Also the battery is discharged faster ...

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