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The AC adaptor is showing online, and the battery is discharging at zero rate. The battery charging logic is not under OS control. One of the many independent microcontrollers in your laptop controls the battery (along with a corresponding microcontroller in the battery itself) decide when and how to charge. At worst, your OS would not be correctly ...


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Your battery itself doesn't care if you have installed 1,2,3 or X operating systems on your disks. You might realize that some operating system is taking/using more or less power when active then another operating system (again when active) which is expected behaviour as each operating system is different Battery consumption is related on the one side how ...


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Adding to @AndroidDev's answer, a script in Python: #!/usr/bin/env python import subprocess apps_to_save = ['Gedit', 'Writer'] battery_limit = 10 # in percent def get_battery_percentage(): percentage, err = subprocess.Popen([r'upower -i $(upower -e | grep BAT) | grep --color=never -E percentage | xargs | cut -d ' ' -f2 | sed s/%// '], shell=True, ...


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Often, the battery statistics come from a combination of the battery model info read by either the Bios or possibly the operating system and the measured duration of the battery. I don't believe the battery model info is read every time but the metering system will need a calibration run for it to properly guess at the duration time of the replacement ...


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Install tlp (with commandsudo apt-get install tlp), then under Tunables tab at powertop most parameters should switch to "Good" once the laptop is unplugged (use r to refresh powertop). Open Software & Updates and at the Additional Drivers tab select the proprietary gpu driver if it is available. Also intel-microcode may be a good option if it is also ...


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There's no Official AMD drivers/support for AMD cards at this time. Although I'm still unsure as to why it's not being detected. This could cause issues in disabling it if it's not being detected. Either way, this is how I disabled it on my Ubuntu 16.04; 1) Edit the file /etc/default/grub. Add radeon.runpm=0 to the end of the line with ...


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You have installed TLP to extend the battery life on your laptop, but are still getting poor battery life. When you look at the output of tlp -stat output you found the error message x86_energy_perf_policy: program for your kernel not installed. When you attempt to install the energy performance policy by sudo apt-get install linux-tools-generic the ...



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