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Apple aluminium keyboard hub is supplied to little power

I have an Apple aluminium keyboard with an integrated hub. On Mac OS X, I'm able to connect both my mouse and a USB pen drive while on Linux, the power limit is exceeded when connecting more than one ...
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Why does Ubuntu have about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on MacBook?

Ubuntu 12.04 has about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on my MacBook Pro 2010. What are the technical reasons for this? Is it because OS X uses some hidden firmware features? Can Linux somehow ...
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How can I assign a command to a key?

I want to assign a special command to be executed when I press the F15 keyboard on a MAC keyboard under Ubuntu. This is the key on top of the PgUp key on the aluminium keyboard for Macs. I use that ...