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you can use a tool named as pm-powersave. It will turn your Ubuntu into low power mode. usage: pm-powersave true will start power save mode. pm-powersave false will stop the power save mode. Fore more information manpage for the http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/saucy/man8/pm-powersave.8.html command
You can set the cpu governor of all your cpu cores to "powersave". That's the lowest cpu clock, and uses the least power. user@host:~$ for x in /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cpufreq/scaling_governor; do echo powersave > $x; done To see which governor is currently active type: user@host:~$ echo $(cat ...
One of the biggest uses of power is the hard drive. If you're just using the computer for it's word processing capabilities, you might be able to go for significant periods of time without reading or writing to the hard disk. Disable filesystem journaling. This is one of the most frequent uses of the hard drive. It will also allow the next item to be much ...
Please install dconf-editor (sudo apt-get install dconf-editor) and go to org gnome settings-daemon plugins power Click the shutdown that is highlighted and choose "nothing" from the options as seen in this screenshot: Please do be careful. If the 2nd battery runs out of juice be sure to shutdown yourself.
Should install a more lightweight desktop environment? How about 0 GUI's. Pure text-based environment, no Xserver running in background etc... Should I disable some services? I would disable/stop apache, samba, ntp, pulse, insert your network/audio related service here services. Should I limit my quadcore to one core? Do you need them? -> ...
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