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You might want to have a look in energy-saving mode, as it can affect your performance while running on battery. Unfortunately i can't give you an exact place to have a look, but from my experience i know that some ridiculous settings could be found on laptops with Windows. For example: your system might have set-up a time that it turns off your hard drive ...
The on_ac_power command allows you to detect whether the machine is plugged to the AC wall plug or running on batteries. if /usr/bin/on_ac_power then echo "Plugged to the AC" else echo "Running on batteries" fi
do not notbook/laptops set up like this.. if on a cord it chares the battery when it id full then it just keeps it full no harm is being done, and still uses the cord to use elec to power the device.... I had a netbook that would work without the battery in it, on a cord. battery over heating ?? not a good thing. that'd be a sign of a defective maybe blow ...
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