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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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Used DBAN to wipe Lenovo u410 then installed Ubuntu. Need to install windows 8, but I get an error.

When I try to boot from my windows 8 USB (tested on a separate PC), I get this error text "The boot configuration data for your pc is missing or contains errors." I want to install windows again so I ...
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Dell Inspiron 1525 Battery not working (Ubuntu 10.04)

I am using ubuntu 10.04 on dell N5010 with perfect battery but it get immediately hibernate after removing power cord. battery is charing during ubuntu use.
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Screen Saver Does Not Show When On Battery

I use gnome-screensaver on my system, and it operates near my expectations. One question. Is there a way to get the screensaver to show up when the system is operating on battery power only? Right ...
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Battery life greatly depreciated in 64-bit when compared to 32-bit

I have a Dell E6400 and have been using Ubuntu on this machine for just over a year. Previously I used 9.10 on 32bit. When I upgraded to use 10.04 I remained on 32bit and battery life seemed just ...
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Laptop immediately suspends when going onto battery power

I've got an MSI Wind, model U100 that's been running Ubuntu without trouble for a long while. After upgrading to 10.04 a few months ago, I've had this strange problem. As soon as I unplug the laptop ...
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mouse stuck after resumption from suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 on a Gateway TA1 convertable tablet PC. After I suspend by closing the lid, and resume by reopening the lid, I cannot use my trackpad mouse anymore. How can I fix this? ...