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Laptop USB-C stopped being able to accept charging or charge phones

On my Acer Swift 5 (SF514-53T), after working ok for a long time, its only USB-C port suddenly stopped accepting power from a charger. It also stopped being able to power rapid charging of phones from ...
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battery detecting problem

my Thinkpad is charging but ubuntu is not detecting it until I restart the operating system. it only shows the battery is charging when I restart it but when I am working and I plug in the charger the ...
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Lubuntu laptop smart/custom charging

I want to make a home server out of my Asus 11.6" laptop with Lubuntu installed. I don't know how charging process happens on this device with Lubuntu, however I am pretty sure how it should be ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 - My battery icon doesn't show my battery charging when plugged in

When my battery is low, I'll plug in my charger and hear the sound it makes to let me know it's charging, but the icon still shows a red low battery icon. I can get the icon to show it's charging by ...
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Ubuntu is not able to detect the cagrger

Whenever I turn my laptop on with charging on, the charging does not show. No issue in charger. Replugging the charger is also not working. But when I am changing the charger's position (opposite plug)...
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How to find USB port in `acpitool -w` output row?

While trying to turn on charging on battery for the usb ports of a laptop using acpitool, I encountered some difficulties determining which Device name belongs to the/a USB port on which I would like ...
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how to modify charger output wattage?

I bought a samsung 45w fast charger, when I'm using it to charge my lenovo t480s laptop which also had a 45w charger it doesn't provide its max wattage. is there any way to modify charger demand ...
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Keyboard Crash When Battery Low Or Charging

I have a Dell 7390 Laptop that causes some issues. The keyboard driver is often crashing. After shutdown and restart everything is working fine again. Restart or logout/login does not help. It is ...
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Lenovo Ideapad is never charged to 100%, and the charger cannot be detected immediately

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 onto my Lenovo Ideapad 3. When I plug in the charge, the laptop cannot detect the charger and get charged right away, it will however detect it and start the process 30 ...
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Plugged power but pending-charge anyway ASUS ROG 20.04.3 LTS

I alwais have a not charging icon in the top bar. This is the output of upower -d when laptop is plugged in: Device: /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/line_power_AC0 native-path: AC0 power ...
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Lenovo x240, Ubuntu doesn’t see second laptop battery

I have Ubuntu 21.10 on my Lenovo x240. On laptop I have two batteries but Ubuntu don’t see second battery. How can I fix it ?
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Lenovo Ideapad 3 battery charging limit (for beginners)

I have a new laptop IdeaPad 3 (15ARH05) and Ubuntu 21.04, and I want to preserve the battery in good condition by preventing non stop charging. I've searched the other questions and I couldn't find a ...
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Disable charger beep ubuntu 20.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop, which runs perfectly. But I am having trouble with the charging feature. The charging is constantly being interrupted, stopping and restarting, with an ...
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USB-C Charging via Dongle/Dockingstation on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm using the I-Tec Docking Station / Dongle on a Dell Latitude 7480 running Ubuntu 20.04. The laptop supports charging via USB-C and when plugging in the power supply directly into the laptop it ...
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USB-C charging stopped working when computer is turned on

I have an issue with HP Pavilion laptop running kubuntu 20.04 - today it stopped charging via USB-C cable. USB-C still works fine, I connect my phone and laptop can charge my phone and open files, but ...
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Laptop Not Charging

I have a samsung notebook 3 2015 model with intel core i3 2357m my laptop from today is not charging like it shows i have pluged in and it shows it is charging but my battery bar isn't rising from 18% ...
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I want to enable a beep sound on my laptop for my charger

Laptop BIOS settings used to have the option to enable a beep when the charger is plugged or unplugged. From what I can gather, 99% of people hated this. I, however find it useful. My BIOS does not ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 (Lenovo G5070) Charger plugged in but not charging, tried so many ways but no luck..!

Lenovo G5070 - Ubuntu - Charger plugged in but battery is not charging, tried so many ways but no luck. (It is charging when I do hard reset after login but after couple of movements it is not ...
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Power draw increases significantly after plugging in to AC

I am running ubuntu 20.10 on an Asus Zephyrus G14. I have the GPU disabled and I set the power governor for each core to 'powersave' with a bash script when I startup. With normal load (Web browsing, ...
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Legion Y545 battery limit charging

I have a Lenovo Legion Y545 running Ubuntu Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. Does anybody know if is there some way to set up a limit on battery charging? I know Lenovo has a system, but only for Windows https://...
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Script to Automatically change wallpaper when charging

Is there a way to make a bash script (or gnome extension) to set an custom wallpaper when change to AC/Battery?
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how to switch between charge modes in Lenovo ideapad c340-14IWL

i have Lenovo ideapad c340-14IWL and Ubuntu 20.04 installed. How to switch between charge modes. fast charge | normal | conservation mode (<60%) for Windows we have "lenovo vantage". on ...
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Overheating and not charging problem when I installed Ubuntu 20.04

After Installing Ubuntu 20.04 I am having an overheating problem and my charging stops because of it even in the idle state of the processors. But with windows neither my charging stops nor my laptop ...
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Power calibration - battery level drops suddenly in ubuntu 20.04

I shifted to ubuntu 20.04 from windows 8 . Now I have some problems with my battery. When it is around 20% it immediately drops to 5-6% and then shut down I charged it to 100% but as soon as I ...
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Battery won't charge 0% Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ASUS GL752VW-GS71

I am currently running an ASUS RoG GL752VW-GS71 Laptop. I was running Windows 10 for the longest time, but I decided to switch fully to Linux on this machine. I have had the most success with Ubuntu ...
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Innergie 60C USB-C Adapter (charger) creates lag and kernel complains

I have this tiny 60W USB-C charger from Innergie and it does charge my Dell XPS 13 DE notebook with Ubuntu 18.04 on it. The problem is that it creates a lag every now and then so I fired up dmesg -w ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Charging issue with dell latitude E5420

I have an older dell laptop that I put ubuntu on a while back and it's never charged properly since. It was a windows7 upgraded to w10 machine originally. It's fully up to date with bios updates. The ...
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How can I limit battery charging to 60% capacity?

I have an Asus ROG GL503 laptop, which came pre-installed with Asus Battery Health Charging software. This software gives me the option to limit my battery charging level to 60% to prolong the overall ...
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How can I set charge levels on ThinkBook

I want to set charge levels on my laptop - lenovo thinkbook 14s with Ubuntu 19.10. I tried installing tcp but it seems as it works only on thinkpads. I also tried tp smapi same results. Happy ...
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Battery not charging after installing Ubuntu 19

I dual booted my Windows 10 laptop with Ubuntu 19.10 and immediately after installation, when I restarted my laptop I detected that the laptop is not charging even though the battery is detected. Even ...
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Full brightness when plugging in the laptop charger on Kubuntu 19.10

I have Kubuntu 19.10 (Plasmashell 5.16.5) on a laptop. When I plug in the charger, it goes to full brightness. How can I change this behaviour so that it retains the same brightness, and I don't get ...
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PC running Ubuntu 18.04 automatically restarts right after shutdown

I have ASUS X550LD with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installed. Problem is my PC starts automatically right after shut down. To fix the issue I visited couple of threads. One solution I found is disabling the ...
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Battery icon won't update quickly when I start charging

When I plug in the charger and my laptop starts charging, the battery icon won't update to a charging battery icon until after a few minutes. How can I fix it and make it change immediately? My ...
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How do I set battery full alert tone in ubuntu 18.04 to save battery wear out?

My battery has gone faulty for the third time now. Now I want to set an alarm when my battery charge reaches 90%, so that I can disconnect it. Can someone help me in setting that up?
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Ubuntu 18.04 shutdown and other power/charging problems

Quite new to Ubuntu/Linux and just installed 18.04 (Bionic) onto my Windows 10 Netbook. 32-bit EFI/BIOS and 64-bit System, used a workaround, but installation wasn't a problem. The Netbook will not ...
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Why won't my dell lattitude 5591 charge after installing ubuntu?

I bought a new Dell latitude 5591 and installed ubuntu on a 1 tb pcie m.2 drive. The laptop charged fine with the windows installation and also charges fine when the machine is turned off, but no ...
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New battery - wrong / missing status shown in ubuntu

I just replaced the battery for my notebook, the old one was 5.2Ah, the new one is 4.4Ah. Ubuntu does not show any usefull information (all values at 0 and power level at 100%). Is there any module i ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Dell Inspiron 7380 charging issues

My new Dell 7380 does not charge through USB-type C. It works just when the PC is off... Is this a known issue on Ubuntu 18.04, or a hardware issue?
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USB-C Charging doesn't charge UP while suspended (i7-8565U Whisky Lake)

My HP Spectre X360 13 suspends fine now that I have installed the 4.19 kernel - but the thing is it doesn't charge UP while suspended. That's not to say it doesn't "charge" while suspended - it ...
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After most recent kernel update (4.15.0-44-generic) my tablet freezes whenever plugged into docking station

I performed the most recent kernel update on my Dell 5290 2-in-1 earlier today. But moments after I plug it into its docking station, the screen flickers, blanks and freezes. The only item left on ...
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Razer blade stealth 2018 ubuntu 18.04 charging bug

Running ubuntu 18.04 on a 2018 Razer Blade Stealth with thunderbolt charger. When I plug the charger in, it either doesn't recognize that I've plugged a charger in or the screen blanks and locks/...
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AC power adapter wattage and type cannot be determined - battery won't charge

I am currently living in Japan but using a Dell XPS 13 bought in the U.S but with a Swedish charger, I thus have to use a power converter in order to fit my charger into the Japanese plugs. In the ...
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Any linux OS shuts down once the AC adapter is plugged in

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a 250 g4 Hp laptop, the OS runs perfectly when the charger isn't plugged in, once i connect the charger to the laptop, it shuts down. The same thing even happened when i ...
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Acer Swift 3 - Crazy fans when turned on while on AC

I've got a problem on my Acer Swift 3 (SF314-52G-5848 -- i5-8250U + GF MX150). Ever since installed Ubuntu 16.04 (then 17.04) (now Kubuntu 17.10) dual boot with Win 10, when I turn on the laptop (...
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System hangs when plugging in or unplugging charger

When I plug-in or unplug my charger on my MSI PE607Rd, Ubuntu freezes. How should I proceed?
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Thunderbolt 3 Charging not working

I recently dual booted Ubunutu 16.04 and Windows 10 on my Razer Blade Stealth 2016 and have the system working like a dream. The only problem is my laptop wont charge while using Ubuntu. It uses a ...
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Lubuntu says battery is "fully charged" at 92 percent

When I leave my laptop connected to the charger, Lubuntu said the battery was fully charged. But, at the same time it said the battery was 92 percent charged. The charge indicator on my laptop (...
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Ubuntu Server 16.10 & iOS devices recharge

When connecting an iPad Pro or an iPhone 7+ to an USB port (of an X99 mobo) the devices show "Not charging" next to the battery icon. I tried googling this question around and the only solution (the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not showing battery indicator

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my lenovo yoga 300 laptop. However, it is not showing battery indicator. In the setting>power, there also no battery option is available. It does not show any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 Crash while charging

When I plug charger to Lenovo laptop system crash and shutdown. But when I plug the charger and restart it works fine.
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