I would like to disable the low battery warnings on Ubuntu 15.04. My laptop seems to have a faulty charge port or has trouble detecting the true charge of any battery I put in it, even brand new batteries, so I'm constantly being bombarded with low battery warnings. I can't replace my laptop at the moment, either.

How can I disable the low battery warnings?

  • welcome to askubuntu, are you in unity or gnome? and check if you have an app called dconf editor. and let me know – RonnieDroid Aug 23 '15 at 14:56
  • Hi, thanks for responding. I use Unity and do have dconf editor. – softchassis Aug 24 '15 at 1:44

What worked for me (on ubuntu 16.04) was uninstalling the battery indicator:

sudo apt-get remove indicator-power

Followed by a reboot.


What you have yo do is.

go open dconf Editor and do the following.

go to org --> unity --> settings-daemon --> plugins --> power

and unmark notify-perhaps-recall.

and change:

Percentage-action, percentage-critical, percentage-low

to 0.

Note revert back those changes when you replace your battery.

  • When I go into dcomf I seem to be missing the option for Unity. Gnome is there, though. – softchassis Aug 25 '15 at 10:55
  • Do the same but with gnome, try it may work. let me know what happens. – RonnieDroid Aug 25 '15 at 11:28

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