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No battery icon in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I'm using an Asus K56CB Laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 (Gnome shell 3.10.4) however now I don't have a battery icon in the upper right-hand corner. Also the ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy false low battery warning

When I unplug my charger from the computer, about 80% of the time, I get a low battery warning saying my computer is about to suspend (when I'm fully charged with a brand new battery. Clearly the easy ...
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58 views

improve battery life by freezing (unload from cpu & memory) unused programs [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 + Gnome 3.6 on a laptop, a lot of times I would have 12+ windows spreaded amoung five or six workspaces. However most of the times I would just use a few programs located on one ...
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1answer
146 views

Gnome Shell battery indicator shows 2 batteries

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome edition with Gnome Shell 3.8. The battery status indicator menu (the one that appears when clicking the battery icon on top bar) shows me two batteries whereas I only ...
0
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1answer
450 views

Battery icon is not displayed on the gnome shell 3 desktop. Running Ubuntu 13.04

This is what I get when I run "gnome-power-statistics" (gnome-power-statistics:3305): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets-borders.css:19:18: not a number (gnome-power-statistics:3305): ...
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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. ...
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2answers
2k views

Battery information on Fluxbox

How can I get my battery info (percentages) on Fluxbox? I've heard of the gnome-power-manager, and wanted to use that, but there seems to be a problem... $ gnome-power-manager gnome-power-manager: ...
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Unity 3D vs Unity 2D vs Gnome shell for battery life (resource use)

I'm currently trying to choose between Gnome shell and Unity 2D/3D for my Ubuntu installation on my laptop (I don't really like the dull look of some environments like xfce). Of the three, which uses ...
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1answer
192 views

my top menu consists of two bluetooth but no battery indicator

It looks as figure above. I right-click on the blank of topbar, but no any menu or configuration appears. In system settings -> power, I have turned 'Show battery status on menu bar' on('When ...
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1answer
9k views

Battery indicator missing in gnome classic

I had upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 11.10 and I am also using gnome classic. But the Battery indicator is Missing in the taskbar. So i followed the link ...
4
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1answer
2k views

How can I make the battery icon appear in my gnome-3 panel only when charging or discharging?

I am using ubuntu 11.10. There was an option for the same in 11.04. I found a suggestion listed here. Unfortunately, it does'nt work. $ GSETTINGS_BACKEND=dconf gsettings set ...
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1answer
276 views

Gnome Shell - Battery only charges to about 90-91%

In Gnome Shell, I am charging my battery but it won't go past 91% at the most. It sometimes gets stuck at 90 as well. Its very annoying and I want to know if there is a fix for this...
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3answers
1k views

How can I see more battery info when using Gnome shell?

I've been using Gnome Shell on Ubuntu 11.10 and I've been fairly satisfied. One thing that I really wish was different though is the battery icon. I can't tell by glancing at it what my battery ...
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1answer
173 views

Does using Screenlets affect battery life on a notebook?

I just read about Screenlets. I was wondering if using Screenlets will affect the battery life of my notebook?
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1answer
5k views

GNOME Shell Battery Icon missing [closed]

I am just wondering..... Why is there no battery icon? It's hard to work without any battery status around. I am using Maverick, and the GNOME3 files came from git.