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1answer
15 views

Battery icon missing in gnome-shell panel

I have lost the battery icon on panel when I rotated the screen using ccw (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and can't get it back. dconf editor → com → canonical → indicator → appmenu → power shows icon policy ...
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0answers
136 views

Message: “Battery dies in few seconds” -Bad battery-status or problem with power management?

I'm still a beginner, but I have used Ubuntu and other distros before. I run a German setup so I'm not shure about the correct words. So here's the problem: My netbook (ASUS X201E) with fresh Ubuntu ...
0
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1answer
440 views

Ubuntu 12.10 on Lenovo Z480

I bought a laptop few days ago, Lenovo Z480 with Windows 8. After some hours I could finally install dualboot windows 8 and ubuntu 12.10, one thing is that I need to change BIOS setting each time I ...
0
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1answer
933 views

Ubuntu 12.10 is draining my battery really fast [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm not a developer to know how to write codes. I downloaded it couple of days ago but it is killing my battery, it almost lasts an hour and couple of minutes while it holds for ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Much lower battery life on Ubuntu and laptop heating up badly

I have the following config laptop: System model: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC Processor: AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (Quadcore 1.9Ghz) Memory: 6Gb RAM Graphics:AMD Radeon HD 7640G+7600M ...
2
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1answer
276 views

Integrated webcam on a Dell V131 drains the battery when not used. How to turn it off?

After using the integrated webcam, it never fully turns off and keeps hogging the battery. From powertop: The battery reports a discharge rate of 22.6 W The estimated remaining time is 0 hours, 41 ...
2
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0answers
324 views

Xubuntu 12.10; battery drains when laptop lid is closed

I am on Xubuntu 12.10. When I close my laptop lid, the screen goes black as normal, and the normal login window appears when I open it up again. However, I notice that for example, I left my laptop ...
1
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1answer
491 views

Battery life: 90 min on Acer ultrabook / 12.10

i usually work on my Acer M5-481TG with Windows 8 x64 and recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 (x64) alongside with it. Unfortunately, the battery-life is roughly one and a half hour - which apparently is ...
2
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0answers
165 views

Battery died, but it is recognized by the system as active and healthy [closed]

I'm on an Thinkpad x220, Ubuntu 12.10, kernel 3.5.0.22, recently updated BIOS (1.37) : today out of nowhere, my computer shuts down immediately when I unplug it, even though the battery is present, ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

12.10 consumes too much battery

I have trouble with battery life on ubuntu 12.10 Before I installed ubuntu 12.10, ı was user of ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My computer is HP Probook 4530s. On 12.10 my battery life is less than 1.5 hours ...
0
votes
2answers
104 views

Is my battery going bad?

I am wondering if my battery is bad, or if I could improve on it. Basically, I am wondering why this image shows Energy when full: 11.9 and Energy (design): 48.9 Why doesn't my battery get around ...
1
vote
0answers
192 views

Lenovo T500 Suspend Issue due to network manager?

I use a Lenovo Thinkpad T500 with Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I have a strange problem. Often when I go to sleep at night and forget to plug my laptop in, I find in the morning that my laptop is ...
1
vote
0answers
518 views

How to get the battery indicator to display the correct percent? [closed]

On my Samsung Series 5 ultrabook the battery isn't giving me the right percent. When it is plugged in the battery indicator does not move, it stays the same. Any other panel apps that could display ...
2
votes
1answer
857 views

I need help with the battery Icon [closed]

I have a Toshiba Satellite L645D running Ubuntu 12.10 and it seems like Ubuntu like some other distros (Nadia, Debian) won't recognize my battery and I don't know the reason for that, it won't show ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 12.10 Battery monitor problem?

With win7 I had about 4hrs battery life. My battery was fully charged and I had my laptop plugged in during the entire install of ubuntu. However, about 15 minutes after unplugging my laptop I get a ...
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votes
3answers
6k views

how to enable laptop mode tools in ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo z570 running ubuntu 12.10 with a battery life approximately 1hr 30 min. Please help me maximize the battery life of my lenovo
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votes
1answer
222 views

Connecting Power or removing it causes Ubuntu 12.10 to Hang and Crash

When I boot my machine on battery and later connect the power supply Ubuntu just hangs and crashes and vice verse. I run Jupiter 0.1.9 it never gave me any issue but yesterday I updated ubuntu there ...
3
votes
0answers
222 views

Battery Life Extender for Linux [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I limit battery charging to 80% capacity? I have Lenovo notebook. There is an utility for Windows called kind of Battery Extender which extends battery life ...
1
vote
3answers
142 views

Battery died when updating from 12.04 to 12.10

I started the update and went to sleep but I forgot to plugin AC adapter. When i woke up, laptop was off. I plugged in the AC cord and turned it on. Ubuntu boots and it is on 12.10 but may items ...
1
vote
2answers
586 views

Bluetooth mouse disconnects but only when on battery

I use a Lenovo Thinkpad Bluetooth Laser Mouse with my Thinkpad x130e and Quantal. It works without problems as long as the notebook is on AC-Power. When it runs on battery the mouse works for some ...
1
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3answers
2k views

Power & Sleep Management

I'm running 12.10 with xmonad. Trying to ensure that the right things happen when I close laptop lid, etc. I see Internet search results for similar issues that mostly point towards ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Battery on Ubuntu 12.10 is less compared to win7! [duplicate]

I installed ubuntu 12.10 alongside win7 ultimate on my lenovo ultrabook U410, but the problem is I get 6 hours with win7 while only 3.30 hours on Ubuntu. I installed PowerTop but It does not provide ...
1
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0answers
2k views

Ubuntu 12.10 upowerd crash [closed]

My recently-upgraded Lenovo Thinkpad T420 is running Ubuntu 12.10 mostly fine. However, I've noticed that on wake from sleep, the gnome-power-manager applet that shows battery status fails to update. ...
1
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0answers
16 views

My TOSHIBA L655 S5144 Battery is not Detected on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery not detected i used toshiba l655 S5144 and when i installed Ubuntu 12.10 gnome "no battery" present