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Ubuntu 13.10 has no Suspend or Hibernate Options

I have a Lenova Yoga 2 Pro, and I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I am having some issues setting the power functions. At the moment I can not suspend or hibernate the laptop. So from Gnome 3.10 I have ...
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Ubuntu: Do not show display state when resuming from hibernation

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 saucy on my laptop. The device is set up to suspend when the lid is closed, prompting for the password when resuming. However, when I resume, the last state of the display ...
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62 views

How effective is to blacklist GPU to avoid power consumption? [closed]

I blacklisted my NVIDIA graphic card by putting it in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf, I would like to know how it reduces my power consumption
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Ubuntu sleeps after disconnecting power

I've Lenovo S400 laptop, dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 13.04. The problem is that whenever I disconnect the power adapter, ubuntu shows that that battery level is critically low and goes to ...
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On ubuntu 12.04 the video, after some day of working, turn blank

I have a PC with ubuntu 12.04 which is connected to a video with a resolution of 1366x768, without mouse and keyboard. It happened that after some days of work , without any external input, but only ...
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560 views

Reduce WiFi power usage

I found that WiFi is draining too much battery power on my laptop. The system has Linux Mint 14 (32 bit) and runs with its default kernel, 3.5.0-17-generic. The driver in use is ath9k and runs on ...
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Turning off unused hard drives

I have a PC running Ubuntu 12.10 server as my custom home server. There are a number of hard drives connected to it via USB. The server runs 24-7 and I was wondering if there is any way or any ...
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Power Management software for Ubuntu 10.10

I am using ubuntu on Virtual Harddisk. THe problem is when ever I use ubuntu on my laptop, the laptop goes crazy, Screen Brigtness is high and I can't lower it, Processor usage is 100% and Laptop ...
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1answer
361 views

How to stop my laptop from throttling my CPU?

I have an AMD TL-60 mobile processor. I've noticed that often when I watch videos, I get a really jerky playback. I can fix it if I run the following command: echo 2000000 > ...
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2answers
677 views

Underclocking/Power saver mode in Ubuntu 9.10

I'm using a laptop (Intel Pentium Dual T3400, 2GB RAM, Intel GL40 chipset), dual-booting with Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 9.10. Majority of the time, Windows is used. However, when I have to ...
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1answer
677 views

Difference between suspend to “mem” and pm-suspend

What is the difference between echo "mem" > /sys/power/state and pm-suspend Both can put the computer to sleep mode. I want to execute a script automatically when the system resumes from ...
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404 views

Turn off display on macbook 1,1 running ubuntu server 11.10

I am just getting started with my own server and thought I could put my old black macbook to some use. I installed Ubuntu server 11.10 as the only operating system and everything has been working out ...
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367 views

Ubuntu - application-specific power management

I listen to lots of music while doing non-computer related stuff and my laptop falls asleep after 30 mins, as per my power settings, so I have to go back to the laptop to wiggle the mouse every now ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 11.10: put computer to sleep when inactive for 4 hours

In Ubuntu 11.10, under the power menu (in Ubuntu 11.10 this menu is found under system settings--it has a battery icon), I have the option to put the computer to sleep when inactive for 10 minutes, 30 ...
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1answer
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How to reduce power consumption on laptop when running Ubuntu

I am having Ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop. The battery doesn't last as long as it does when on Windows. Any thing we can do to improve it ? Its a Lenovo Y410 notebook with core 2 duo processor and 2 ...
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Unloading modules in Ubuntu for saving power

Is there any way to unload modules in Ubuntu (e.g., keyboard, USB, graphics etc) to save power? I don't want to use powertop for that, but I want to manually find these modules and unload them.
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How to maximize notebook battery longevity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some good practices for making sure my laptop battery serves its full life? The battery on my ThinkPad T410 only lasted for one year. Now, when "fully ...
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1answer
718 views

What is the lowest frequency a core i5-460M can safely operate at?

While comparing the behavior of my new laptop(a toshiba portege r705) running under Ubuntu (10.10 64 bit with kernel 2.6.35) and Windows 7 I noticed that in Ubuntu it 1) Ran hotter 2) Seemed to ...
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Load balancing tick

After Ubuntu upgrade (some time ago, from rather ancient version), my Lenovo S10 netbook fan does not stop. $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 10.04: put computer to sleep when inactive for 4 hours

Under the power management tab, I have the option to put the computer to sleep when inactive for 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours. Is there a configuration file I can edit to add 4 hours to ...
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1answer
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Suspend and hibernate stopped working after motherboard upgrade on Ubuntu

I recently upgraded my old MSI based Pentium IV motherboard to new Asus M4A79XTD EVO/USB3 and AMD Phenom II X6 1090T with 4 Gb ram. I kept the old HD with Ubuntu 10.10 installed. After the update I ...
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1answer
208 views

How to launch the battery applet in ubuntu manually?

THe The title says it all. :\ i want to know the command to launch it so that i can use it with window managers that don't automatically load it.
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How to definitely turn off “display sleep” in Ubuntu?

After turn off "display spleep" it Power Management the screen continue to slow go dark after some minutes of inactivity. How/where to turn off this? --update On AC Power (I never use it on batery), ...
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1answer
152 views

How to stop blanking screen although I am active on Ubuntu Karmic on old IBM Laptop

How to stop blanking screen although I am active on Ubuntu Karmic on old IBM Laptop 600E? After some time of working on the machine the screen goes blank. When I hit ESC on the built-in keyboard (not ...
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1answer
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How do I make Ubuntu resume from suspend mode by pressing a key on the keyboard?

In Windows I can get my computer to resume from sleep mode by pressing any key on the keyboard. My keyboard is a Logitech G15 (USB). How can I get this functionality in Ubuntu?
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In Ubuntu 9.10, how do I disable the “Your battery may be old or broken” notification on log in?

Every time I log in, I get this message. It's helpful to see once, but I don't need to see it every time I log in. Is there any way to disable it?
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How can I stop all power management stuff on my broken Ubuntu installation?

I have a fresh installation of Karmic Koala which keeps freezing very soon after login. I had this problem before with the same machine and the previous time I believe I solved it by booting up in ...
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3answers
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Debian and Ubuntu power management

I use Debian normally, but whenever Ubuntu releases a new version I tend to use it for some time. In the newer version a lot of changes have been made. In Ubuntu I observed that the backup battery ...
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Is there analog of aticonfig --set-powerstate for open source radeon driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 on relatively old laptop with ATI Mobility x600 inside. On the last version of Ubuntu, when I was able to run proprietary fglrx driver, I was able to slow down graphic card by ...
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What package should I use for laptop-mode on Ubuntu?

I've been puzzled, Ubuntu repository has two conflicted packages, laptop-mode-tools and ubuntu-laptop-mode. I can't find any information about differences in those packages, which one is better and ...
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How can I make Ubuntu not lock my screen when I close my laptop?

I am running Ubuntu 9.04. When my laptop is plugged into power and I close the lid, it only turns off the screen, so when I open it up again, it comes back right away, and I can give use my media keys ...