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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...