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You can find the following power managers in the Ubuntu repositories : gnome-power-manager mate-power-manager xfce4-power-manager These power managers have the design as shown in your screenshots. Alternatively you can install the powertop tool from the repositories. PowerTOP is a Linux tool to diagnose issues with power consumption and power ...
The Unity tool is likely from GNOME: gnome-power-statistics. The package is named gnome-power-manager, and I think the MATE version is called mate-power-statistics (and mate-power-manager).
EDIT In the original answer, further below, the countdown window appeared after an arbitrary idle time. Re- reading your question, you might want it permanently. The permanent version is below (which is simpler), the original answer further down. 1a. Version, permanently showing countdown time The solution is a background script, showing a semi- ...
What you need to do Install xprintidle, to keep track of the current idle time (defined by lack of keyboard- and mouse events). Create a small background script (further below); copy the script into an empty file and save it as dim_keyboard.sh. Make the script executable and copy it to a location where unauthorized users cannot alter the script (e.g. ...
I had a similar problem. There is apparently a bug in the 4.4.0 kernel. The problem can be solved when you install the new kernel 4.4.8. You can find instructions to do it here: http://linuxdaddy.com/blog/install-kernel-4-4-on-ubuntu/ Works perfect for me.
The way I have my notifications set up is via script that launches in /etc/rc.local file on every boot. Simply place the full path into that file and call it like so: /home/USERNAME/bin/batmon.sh & What it will do is that it will continuously echo to GUI and to command line that "hey, your battery is draining" till you plug in AC source. The script ...
I don't know why it doesn't work in 16.04, but I do have a workaround: I first added my swap partition to grub, rebooted, and there was no change. Next I installed the Ubuntu kernel packages with TuxOnIce stable and the option to hibernate appeared, but that failed. I later I installed the package hibernate which uses uswsusp for suspending to disk & ...
you can install a program called xprintidle to give you the idle time of the computer but you would have to come up with some sort of script to show it on the screen I'm no good at writing scripts so this is all the help I can come up with ... hope it gives you a place to start.
You might try the tlp package for Thinkpad power management, it provides some USB options: http://linrunner.de/en/tlp/docs/tlp-configuration.html#usb Read the install instructions carefully, it is incompatible with laptop-mode-tools (uninstall first). # tlp stat| grep -i USB shows the info about USB device manamement then.
As has been said earlier, software can't control what power is sent out to what USB ports, however depending on the spec, to which the port was build, will depend on what the electroncis will kick out of it. It sounds like you need to get back to basics to work out what power you have/need. I've had similar problems with USB and Raspberry pi. The ...
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