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Laptop freezes on battery Dell Inspiron 3521 - Ubutnu 13.10 Gnome shell 3.10

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, Gnome shell - 3.10 on Dell Inspiron 3521 (bought hardly one year ago). Initially it worked fine. But now laptop is suddenly freezing. Nothing works then, no mouse, no ...
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Dell Inspiron N4110 battery indicator flashing orange

So this does not happen while I'm on Windows. When my battery is fully charged and I leave the power cord on, after awhile the battery gets really hot and the battery indicator on the front of my ...
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Laptop battery capacity reduced to 85%

I have a Dell Inspiron 5521 and have Ubuntu 13.10 on it. I noticed that my battery capacity reduced to 85.2%. Is there a solution for this? Thanks, Leo.
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Is there a Dell Longevity option in Ubuntu?

Dell XPS has the following option in Windows 8: I assume it's a hardware switch that is set somehow, so does it stick when rebooting to Ubuntu? Is there a way to check or switch this option from ...
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Dell Inspiron 7000 15inch Battery icon not visible until cable plugged in

So after fighting to get Ubuntu 13.10 installed along side Windows 8 in (u)efi mode, I am left with one strange issue. If I boot the laptop while not plugged into the wall no battery level applet is ...
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Plenty of wakeups on idle, dell m4500

I've been working with ubuntu 12.04 for more than a year and I just can't find a solution for my battery shortness anywhere. I have dell m4500 - i7, 8 G ram (if you need any more details just say). ...
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Non-Dell Battery Not Detected on Dell Inspiron 1545

I bought a new battery and power cord from Amazon which is not Dell OEM. Ubuntu is not recognizing the batter at all. It say's "Not Present". Is it reasonable to assume that this is a hardware issue ...
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Unable to boot after depleting the battery

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Dell XPS 13 ultrabook. I left the laptop on for a couple of days so the battery ran out. After that I am getting a black screen when I try to boot up the laptop. ...
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Short battery life dell 15 3521 in preinstalled ubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently bought this laptop with preinstalled ubuntu 12.04(64bit). Surprisingly it runs less than two hours in battery mode. But it runs around 4-4.30 hrs in windows7. I had noticed that all ...
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Dell XPS 15z (L511z) - Ubuntu 13.04 - Short Battery Life… Any help, ideas, or mods?

I presently have a Dell XPS 15z (L511z) (+ 240GB SanDisk Extreme SSD Upgrade). I also have Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 installed. My BIOS is at the latest version. I have the following power-related packages ...
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DELL LATITUDE E5420 freezes

I am experiencing problem with versions from 10 to 13 of Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5420, specifically. The behavior is very weird. If Ubuntu is started without power supply plugged in, the notebook ...
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Dell laptop battery backup 1.30 hours only with Ubuntu 12.04. How can the battery backup be increased?

Dell laptop Model: N5110 (Inspiron 15R) Display: 15.6" Battery: 6 cell Graphics: NVidia GeForce 525M 1GB (No driver for Ubuntu), Working on Intel Graphics 1GB OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) 64 bit ...
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Inspiron 14R energy

The battery of my notebook is ending very quickly when I use ubuntu. I have a Dell Inspiron 14R with 6 gb memory, 1tb and NVDIA gt630m hd. Someone can tell me what I can do to improve it?
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Dell Inspiron 5720 battery manager?

Is there anything like battery charge manager in Ubuntu 12.04 for my Dell Inspiron 5720? I mean some program, that I can set so that it stops laptop from charging when it's above 80% of battery charge ...
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Laptop battery charging capacity reduced to 52%

I have been using Ubuntu 11.04 on DELL Inspiron 14R (N5010) laptop for last three months. Before I switch to ubuntu my laptop battery used to give 2.5 hrs to 3 hrs back-up. But since I have been using ...
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How reliable is the battery data in ubuntu the power statistics?

Right now the power statistics show that: Energy when full: 25.5 Wh Energy (design): 93.2 Wh And indeed the battery doesn't seem to be lasting as long as it used too. My question: Is this data ...
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12.04 freezes, battery drain, and fan noise too loud [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I've been using 12.04 for a few weeks now and there are some things I have noticed. I'm running Ubuntu on a Dell n5010 (15R), with ...
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Dell Inspiron N5110 Battery lasts only for 1.5 hours as opposed to 4 hours on Windows 7

I've a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with the following specs: i5 processor 4 GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GT540M Ubuntu 12.04LTS My laptop is overheating and the battery is lasting for only about 1.5 ...
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Battery life low on notebook using ubuntu 11.10 vs. windows 7

Im using a brand new Dell XPS notebook (bought mar 2012) which has 4.5 hrs battery life using a 6 cell battery-when i use windows 7. The machine uses an Intel core 17 2670qm processor, and a 64 bit ...
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How to prevent battery from charging while on UPS

I'm running on UPS power and would like to prevent the laptop's battery from charging, to increase the amount of power available to other devices. Is there a way to do this? update The machine is a ...