Default tool for power managment in XFCE, used for managing batteries, power adapters, sleep timeout, etc.

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Xubuntu 16.04 - second monitor disabled after display sleep

My computer is set not to sleep or lock, but to blank the display after eg 10 mins. I have 2 monitors, which, prior to 16.04, worked as expected - the only noticeable thing was that, for whatever ...
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Running xfce4-power-manager as daemon with ubuntu 14.04 and awesome

I'm running default ubuntu 14.04 in combination with awesome WM 3.5.9. To enable proper suspend when I close my laptop lid I enable xfce4 after login through the following awesome command which makes ...
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Upgraded Ubuntu 16.04 sometimes fails to sleep

I upgraded my system from 15.10 (Ubuntu + xfce = XUbuntu) to 16.04 and afterwards it happens 50% that when I send system to Sleep through "start menu > turn off > sleep" that screens go blank and ...
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lubuntu - get the power manager to show time left and percentage

I just installed lubuntu 16.04, and I would like to get the power management icon on the Task Bar to always show the time left and the percentage (right now it only shows them when I hover over the ...
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Xubuntu logs out on power button press

My Xubuntu logs out when I press the power button. I have changed the setting in Power Management to "Ask", but it still logs out.
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xfce4-power-manager closed when Battery is removed

I am Running Lubuntu 15.10. And I remove my Laptop battery during night times to prevent overcharging of my battery. And for some reason xfce4-power-manager is closed when i remove my battery(While ...
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xfce4 screen saver causing high CPU usage on VNC

Running Ubuntu 14.04 and vnc4server with xfce4. I am currently having an issue where the screensaver causes a high CPU load with VNC. I have 6 desktops running with VNC and each VNC desktop instance ...
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Do I need xfce4-power-manager runnning on a desktop?

It's installed as a startup app in Xubuntu Studio. Can I switch it off? And Blueman Bluetooth. Eh? Bluetooth? I don't even have Bluetooth.
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Restoring xfce4-power-manager to default settings

After unchecking "Handle display power management" in Xfce Power Manager, the system locked up. (I was troubleshooting an issue with the laptop where it would lock up upon the display turning off.) ...
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Need to change Xubuntu(xfce) default suspend settings

If sudo pm-suspend works, but using the "suspend" option from the log-out menu doesn't, how can I get the log-out menu to point to just pm-suspend instead of whatever script it's currently using? And:...
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Xubuntu 15.04 Cannot Suspend when inactive

I have Xubuntu 15.04 installed and having some issues with Suspend. It Suspends fine when done from the command line or the shutdown menu or even by closing the lid. I have set the inactivity timer to ...
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DBus “Operation already in progress” error on return from suspend

Every time I return from suspend I get the following error: "GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Failed: Operation already in progress" To be clear, it's not causing any issues for me as far as ...
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org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power Settings Ignored in Xubuntu 14.04.1

In dconf-editor I navigated to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power and set percentage-action to 40, percentage-critical to 45, percentage-low to 50, critical-battery-action to hibernate, and use-...
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How to get xfce4-power-manager to work in Lubuntu 14.04?

I've had nothing but issues with it. On install, everything went fine, but I couldn't modify the lid action, and the suspending was very buggy - sometimes it worked, sometimes not. Then I found out ...
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How to show GNOME power preferences in Xubuntu 14.04?

I installed gnome-power-manager and removed xfce4-power-manager in my netbook. But the Power Preferences is not showing in the Xubuntu Control Center. I want to show this config application: How ...
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Lubuntu 14.04: Cannot start Power Manager

I recently installed the Lubuntu Desktop and I can't start the Power Manager. It returns the question: Xfce4 Power Manager is not running, do you want to launch it now? but when I click Run, it ...
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xfce4-power-manager does not open

I recently changed my DE from Unity to XFCE. I really enjoyed it, but the power manager doesn't work. When I try to open it from the settings menu, I get the following error: Unable to connect to ...
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Slow performance on LXDE due to power setting

I was very happy with my LXDE running on my Dell XPS 13 until, a few days ago, I found myself confronted with a dialgue box that presented the choices "desktop" or "laptop". It was set to "desktop", ...
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Lubuntu hibernate Xfce Power Manager “not authorized”

OS: Lubuntu 14.04 Package: Xfce Power Manager Package Settings: - On AC > Actions > Put the computer to sleep when inactive for: 15 Minutes - Extended > Set computer inactivity sleep mode: Hibernate ...
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lubuntu power manager closed after every boot [closed]

The power manager on lubuntu 13.10 does not run automatically. After every time I boot my lubuntu, I have to manually open the power manager. How to fix this.
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Change xfce4-power-manager option from terminal

I'd like to change a xfce4-power-manager setting (what to do when laptop lid is closed on AC) via the terminal so that I can assign a keyboard shortcut to do it. Is there a way how to do it? ...
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xubuntu 13.10 xfce4-power-manager not working

I found that if xfce4-power-manager does not work if it is started with /usr/bin/xfce4-power-manager, the process is there but no power icon would be shown, the Power Manager in Settings does not work ...
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After update to 13.10: 2nd standby after opening lid

Updated the Lubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10 on my MacBook Air. Ever since, when I open up the lid after standby, the system wakes from standby but after a few seconds it goes into standby again. There ...
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Lubuntu: How do I autostart xfce4 power manager?

I just upgraded my 64 bit Lubuntu to 13.10 on my netbook today. After the upgrade, I simply can't autostart the xfce4 power manager. I tried to add from the desktop session settings, I tried to copy ...
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sometimes xfce4-power-manager stuck

sometimes the xfce4-power-manager does not show up in the panel and it`s not working at all, and sometimes is working. when it`s not working I have 2 solutions: log out, and log in. start system ...
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Lubuntu - xfce4-power-manager alternative

Can I uninstall xfce4-power-manager and set my suspend settings somewhere else? How would I be able to check my battery status? I would like to get rid of xfce4-power-manager because of my problems ...
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How to check what suspends? Lubuntu saucy

I have a Nokia Booklet 3G and I have a problem (not one, actually) with Poulsbo suspend/resume. I installed Lubuntu saucy (beta), which runs smoother than previous versions (it actually boots, unlike ...
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Adjust screen brightness doesn't work Xubuntu 13.04 xfce4 keyboard shortcut fn+f2/f3 Toshiba L840 laptop

Can't adjust the screen brightness using keyboard shortcut (fn+f2/f3). Running Xubuntu 13.04 w/ xfce4-power-manager on a Toshiba L840 laptop. Tried editing the grub file w/ GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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Remaining time for laptop battery in system tray with xfce4-power-manager?

I'm using xubuntu on my laptop, and I wonder if there's a way to have the remaining time of my battery displayed in the system tray with the xfce power manager? It tells me how much time I got left ...
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Lubuntu power settings (xfce4-power-manager) won't dim-screen to save power

this is my first post - I've not been able to find any other people with the same problem! I'm using Lubuntu 12.04 on an Acer AspireOne Happy2 netbook (Intel Atom n570) having grown quite frustrated ...
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Why can't I run xfce4-power-manager?

On my Compaq nc8000, I'm having a problem running xfce4-power-manager. xfce4-power-manager /usr/share/themes/Sonar-3.2/gtk-2.0/gtkrc:92: Murrine configuration option "gradients" is no longer ...