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I want to stop battery recharging once it has reached a specific level, like 80%. I have Lenovo Z560 laptop with windows 7 and it came with a software to manage battery charging.

But now I have changed my OS to Fedora 17 and the software is not available for linux.

Is it possible to manage battery charging level in linux?

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Why do you want to do this? – mgorven Jun 7 '12 at 6:56
Google is your best friend – WikiWitz Jun 7 '12 at 6:57
@mgorven To extend battery lifespan. According to lenovo energy management it prevents overcharging and increases battery life – anuragsn7 Jun 7 '12 at 6:58
Some laptops (e.g. Samsung 300E4Z) have a BIOS option doing just that. Check your BIOS setup utility. – user49740 Jun 7 '12 at 17:28

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