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Why does my laptop think my battery is dead?

I've got about a 3 or 4 hour battery life on my laptop. I've had Ubuntu 11.04 on it for a week or so now, and yesterday, it started telling my I had a critically low battery (.3%), and suspends. When ...
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how can I run my script automatically on ac switching

So, I wan't to run it when start work on AC and this or better other script when start work from battery I tried /etc/acpi/power.sh adding symlink to /etc/laptop-mode/battery-start It seems to ...
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Laptop Battery message estimating forever or appears twice [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery indicator is stuck on “estimating”? My Dell stays at estimating forever and sometimes appears twice mentioning the same problem!. It does not change ...
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Freeze on boot if on battery [closed]

We are looking at a freshly installed Ubuntu 11.04 (64bit) on a Lenovo Thinkpad w520 with an Nvidia GPU. The machine freezes eventually during startup on battery. Startup on AC is fine. The only ...
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Turning off power to Nvidia Graphics Card

I have an acer 5742G laptop with the Nvidia 540M graphics card. After I upgraded to 11.04 I have been experiencing serious battery and overheating issue. Up until 10.10 I was able to put this thing on ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to change language of battery status indicator?

I installed batery status indicator as the original was not really working on my HP laptop (stuck on estimating...). It is working fine but I was wondering if it is possible to change language of that ...
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Lenovo Y560 won't boot unless it's on AC power

I have a Lenovo Y560 and have installed Ubuntu 11.04 (64 bit) via Wubi. When I start the notebook on battery, Ubuntu hangs before the login screen. Any workarounds?
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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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Is there a Battery indicator?

Generally when using my laptop, in Maverick the battery icon used to show up in the panel giving me an indication of the battery status and also allowing me to set the performance of the machine like ...
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1answer
953 views

Lenovo Y460 won't boot most of the time unless plugged in

My laptop won't boot Natty beta 2 unless it is plugged in most of the time (like 2 out of 3 times). After it is booted I am able to unplug it and let it run on battery power with no problems. ...
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2answers
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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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AMD Radeon HD 4250 - Fan noise and driver choice [duplicate]

I have the Asus Eee-pc 1015T - this is an AMD based netbook and it comes with a great AMD Radeon HD 4250 vga. With Windows 7 it can play 1080p HD video smoothly and during normal usage the average ...