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Brigthness Display and Power Management

Please help. I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS, I need to tweak my Brightness Display to consume long battery life. I want to have 50% Brightness Display when I'm Unplug and 100% Brightness Display when ...
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How start gnome power manager

I have a bug which makes the appearing of the logout window in xubuntu 14.04 x64 delayed and buggy so I installed the Gnome power manager using apt-get. How can I manually start gnome power manager ...
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System hang after waking up from hibernation?

I have played with all of my power settings for what I want me want my laptop to do as far as when I close my lid or press power button but it is not quite working correctly heres is what's going on: ...
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Power Saving mode after start-up (12.04.4)

I have and issue that I can't seem to find right answer to. Immediately after purple loading screen I get an notification "Entering power saving mode", and I can't do nothing about it. If it's of any ...
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Power actions don't work as they are supposed to?

I want to change closing lid and power button actions so I used Power Management in the settings, I've changed "when lid is closed" to do nothing in both AC and Battery, and "power button action" to ...
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Changing suspend timer to more than 1 hour [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 13.10, I want to change my suspend timer to go to sleep after 3 hours, but in System Settings I can not do that. I'm wondering is there any way to set it? I've already tried the ...
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How to wake-up / suspend (or switch-off) Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop system automatically at a particular time of the day? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Scheduling StartUp and ShutDown Currently, I keep my Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop system continuously running as I have to download some data at a particular time which ...
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How to make Ubuntu recognize Samsung galaxy battery level?

When I plug in an iPhone device, it automatically charges the battery, and showing battery's power percentage. How to do so, with an Android device?
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How to access gnome-power-manager in Lubuntu?

I have decided to replace Xfce4-power-manager with gnome-power-manager in Lubuntu 12.04 (didn't knew how to disable the tray icon in fact), which I did using synaptic, and now it shows: But ...
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What do the colors in Power Statistics mean?

I was looking at my power statistics and noticed three different colors are used: green, blue and red. What do they mean?
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Where can I find power manager program in Lenovo Thinkpad E530 edge? [duplicate]

I am using Linux for the first time and I am using Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to find power manager on Thinkpad Lenovo, like what we have on Windows 7.
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reduce Screen brightness in battery mode automatically

KDE and XFCE4 has a program to adjust the screen brightness automatically in battery mode to a preset value. How can i set the same with Unity ( or Gnome3 )?
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Ubuntu won't suspend automatically any more [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity won't suspend on inactivity In the last month or so, Ubuntu (12.04) has stopped sleeping automatically. I've gone to System Settings > Power, and verified (and ...
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Battery management doesn't recognize removal of power supply

I have a Lenovo Y460p running Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). The battery does charge normally, but unplugging the power supply only very briefly shows the correct battery indicator. After about 1 second, it ...
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Power management does not recognize removal of power supply! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Battery management doesn't recognize removal of power supply I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z370 with Ubuntu 11.10 and the battery status indicator shows wrong information. ...
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Where is the gnome-power-manager binary in 12.04?

Using a tiling window manager, I called gnome-power-manager in earlier Ubuntu versions to get the battery tray icon. In 12.04, the gnome-power-manager package is still there, but the binary is gone. ...
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How to solve GNOME power manager installation problem?

I installed my updates today and now I can't login due to a fault. After booting, the login screen and the message about installation fault for GNOME power manager appears. After logging in, the ...
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How to enable battery status indicator in gnome shell?

I'm using Ubuntu Precise with Gnome Shell on a Dell Latitude E6520 and I'm missing the battery status icon. When I run gnome-power-statistics then the battery info is displayed correctly so I'm sure ...
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How to tell gnome which file to use to change backlight brightness? [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron M5010 and I am unable to change my backlight brightness with the F-Keys and it also does not work with gnome brightness widget. I am able to change backlight brightness ...
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How to control UPS via nut rather than gnome-power-manager?

I am trying to control my CyberPower 625VA UPS. From what I hear, this is best done via nut, rather than via the gnome-power-manager. See e.g. Monitoring a UPS with nut on Debian or Ubuntu Linux | ...
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Change screen brightness automatically on AC connection/disconnection

I want to keep the screen brightness at minimum level when its unconnected to power and at maximum level when it's connected On Ubuntu 11.04 it was possible, through this config screen: However on ...
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Which application controls the power management?

I'm using xmonad in Ubuntu Oneiric without the Unity desktop. In 11.04 I launched manually the gnome-power-manager for controlling the laptop battery but in the new Ubuntu this application is no ...
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Replace XFCE Power Manager with Gnome Power Manager

Is there a way to "swap-out" the existing XFCE power manager in a Xubuntu install with the more common GNOME power manager without breaking the install? Am having problems with the xfce power manager ...
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Suspend when critically low power 11.10

Is there a way to suspend when Ubuntu is at critically low power. The only option in Ubuntu 11.10 power setting is to shutdown or hibernate. I run my battery all the way down till it suspends then i ...
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How do I make the power button shut the laptop down without asking?

The energy options screen, oddly, doesn't have an option for what to do when the power button is pressed! Translating the three options: "Suspend when inactive for:" (it's set to not suspend) "When ...
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Toshiba Satellite E105 does not suspend when the lid is closed

Just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10. Power management worked fine in natty, now on lid close it just blanks screen but does not put the computer to sleep. Interestingly, sometimes even does not blank ...
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Replacing 11.10 gnome power manager with 11.04 or XFCE power manager

I am not too keen on the new 11.10 power manager control - there are less options I can tweak. Does anyone know how to replace the 11.10 gnome power manager/control with the one that comes with 11.04 ...
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The configuration defaults for GNOME Power Manager have not been installed correctly. Cannot login

I have booted my ubuntu 11.04 on my other PC ( I have put my disk into it and booted it) and now don't know why, when I put it back to my lappy I get this error I cannot login to the GUI. I know I ...
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Why does unplugging my laptop trigger a 'lid close' event?

Ever since switching my Acer Aspire One D150 laptop over to 11.04 full-time, I've noticed that whenever I remove the AC adapter plug from the computer it goes into standby immediately. This happens ...
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How can I control HDD spin down time?

I have 2 HDDs in my PC. Ubuntu is turning off the secondary HDD very quickly after about 15 minutes, which is short for me. I need to control this time. How can I do it? I tried GNOME power ...
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Remove original battery indicator from indicator applet

I've added battery-status to the indicator applet, but I am having trouble removing the original battery applet (stuck on "estimating"), and I currently have two battery icons in the indicator applet. ...
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How to stop turning off sequence when power manager says that battery is too low and want to power down?

According to this thread I can disable this thing altogether but this battery-critical-power-down not always happens. Is there a way or terminal command that can stop the power manager shutting down ...
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I have a huge boot fail…gnome power manager [closed]

The thing is gnome power mangager isn't working and everything is seen in crappy graphics, when I log in, the same error message appears and says something is wrong with gnome power management, it ...
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gnome-power-manager is necessary to spin down hard disks?

With modern hard disks is necessary to use gnome-power-manager to spin down the hard disks? Or are they prepared to sleep automatically after certain amount of inactivity time?
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Unable to enter gnome session - configuration GNOME power manager failed to install

When I enter the password to login into the gnome session, it says the configuration for gnome-power manager installation failed and when I enter the password I get logged out automatically, to the ...
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I cannot adjust the brightness of my Acer Travelmate 4740 laptop

I cannot adjust my laptop's brightness. What can I do?
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How to stop gnome-power-manager from changing the global backlight setting?

After installing Ubuntu on my ThinkPad T510, the GDM screen and GNOME session would always start at 100% brightness. I quickly found out, that this can be controlled via gnome-power-preferences, but ...
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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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Other devices in the battery power indicator?

Every now and then, I encounter some mention of other devices being shown in the power indicator. For example, along with the laptop battery, listing the battery level for an iPod being charged over ...
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gnome-power-manager is running while trying to log in. How to get rid of it? [closed]

After booting into the ubuntu login screen and clicking on my user name and entering the password, I get a dialog stating that gnome-power-manager is still running. The dialog presents 2 buttons, 1 to ...