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If you are on GNOME, there is a gnome-tweak-tool, sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-tool with which you can edit what power button does. In gnome-tweak-tool you just have click on Power in left panel and you will see something like this:


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Optimize your screen brightness, so it consumes less power. Or you should also monitor your system activities by ctrl + tab and see if any process consuming lots of CPU and resources, Consuming more CPU results more heat up and less power. Or you can install PowerTop to see what's taking the power so you can optimise your system. To install: sudo apt-get ...


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Below shell script works for ac power updates like plugged in and plugged out. You should run this code at start-up, it runs in infinite loop. #! /bin/bash stat=$(upower -i /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/line_power_AC | grep online | awk '{ print $2}') if [ $stat == "yes" ];then a=yes elif [ $stat == "no" ];then a=no fi while true; do stat=$(upower ...


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I just want to share my experience with an ASUS battery: Also my netbook suddenly turned off when it was under 30% battery. However I never had the fan and freezing problem. I went along with it for months until one day it never turned on unplugged. It seems they define a life cycle for the batteries. My battery suddenly stopped working while it could save ...


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The duplicate answer provides two solutions: reduce Screen brightness in battery mode automatically But for me in this case the solution was somewhat simpler: I just set the brightness to 50% on each system start in the startup programs (gnome-session-properties) with the command: xbacklight -set 50% Info: It doesn't work to call xbacklight in ...


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For me tlp has worked best. Try installing it as described here. You will have to purge laptop-mode-tools package if it is installed on your system else tlp will refuse to start.


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The reason why batteries are not removable as much anymore cause they do not work like they used to. Batteries these days do not over charge so by removing the battery you are not doing anything. The best thing is to not let the battery run under 5% and this is what will maximize your battery life cycle.


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Go into Power manager, and click on Extended --> Advanced Options, and change the value there.


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I was interested in finding this out myself. I created a quick and dirty script for measuring spindown. It works on intervals of SECONDS from uptime, and you can specify which disk(s) and intervals to use. It logs results to ~/sleepdata.log It only uses hdparm and uptime. It probably has bugs too. DL @ ...



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