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How to configure acpi for battery?

I am using: acpitool -B to print out information about my battery. It returns: Battery status : <not available> When I do ls in /proc/acpi/battery, there are no files. A few other ...
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How to check charged percentage of battery and to adjust its thresholds?

I was wondering how to check the current charged percentage of battery on my Lenovo T400? I forgot which program I used to control the battery to stop charging at 60% and start charging at 40%. Now ...
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1answer
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'No Battery Present' on a Toshiba Satellite L655

I use toshiba satellite L655 laptop, I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10. In gnome-power-manager there is no tap for 'On Battery'. When I run the command: dmesg | grep batt it returns: [ 0.752856] ...
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Battery not recognized on my laptop (and it recognizes my laptop as a desktop)

I have installed Ubuntu (both 10.10 and 11.04 pre-release) on my laptop but my battery is not recognized and it is detected as a desktop system rather than a laptop. I have tried to get the output ...
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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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Workaround for misbehaving Battery Notifier (always estimating) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Laptop's battery is stuck on “estimating”? I know this is a known bug which has been asked before but I hope that until now there might be a fix or ...
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1answer
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Laptop works fine with ac adapter, hangs after login screen using battery [closed]

I did an Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Edition clean install (amd64 version) on a notebook Medion Akoya E1311. With AC adapter everything works fine, but using battery, it hangs after login screen. I can ...
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Battery indicator is stuck on “estimating”?

After installing Ubuntu 10.10, the battery indicator worked fine (both percent remaining and estimation on time). I then installed and configured some software (Skype, Pidgin, Thunderbird, removed ...
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Can not estimate remaining battery time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Laptop's battery is stuck on “estimating”? After updating to Ubuntu 10.10 from 10.04 Ubuntu can not estimate both the battery time and the percentage ...