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How to control LightDM power saving preferences?

I want lightdm to enter power save after a specific period of time. If I'm logged in then my screen will time out as per the user settings, however when no one is logged in the screen will stay on ...
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Wireless card power management

I have noticed that when my computer in plugged in, the wireless strength increases. I'm assuming this is to do with power management. Is there a way to disable Wireless Power Management? I have ...
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1answer
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Does anybody know if Granola does what it says or even if it's safe for Ubuntu?

I found a program called Granola, does it do what it says it does or is it even safe or even needed in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit (It claims to save power by cycling down your system when the extra power ...
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2answers
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is it true that ubuntu effect on hdd longevity?

is it true that "Ubuntu May Be Killing my Laptop's Hard Drive"?? Please explain(if possible). http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/07/10/30/1742258/ubuntu-may-be-killing-your-laptops-hard-drive ...
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1answer
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Dell Laptop won't shutdown / restart by itself

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my Dell Studio 1569. Before this I ran ubuntu 11.04 64-bit. Every time I shutdown, or restart it goes through the usual processes, and shows no error ( ...