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Might be a bit overkill, but SystemTap could help you identify what process is doing i/o on that disk. Prepare SystemTap [root@localhost ~]# stap-prep snip Install trace script [root@localhost ~]# cat >/tmp/traceio2.stp #! /usr/bin/env stap global device_of_interest probe begin { /* The following is not the most efficient way to do this. One ...


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What is your laptop model ? and does it have any discrete GPU (i.e. nVIDIA or RADEON) ? About 21.6 W power consumption while only 3 apps are open on Lubuntu is scary, my 15.6" Acer 5830TG laptop never consumes more then 12 W in most condition when running on battery power. Laptop power consumption depends on various thing like display size and brightness , ...


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You can install the tool 'powertop'. This will show you how much power various components and processes are using. One of the tabs of powertop will let you toggle various settings from 'bad' to 'good' (in terms of power-usage). This allows you to (for example) disable usb-ports, wifi adapters, webcams and control settings such as disk-spindown timings. The ...


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You can disable inactivity timeout completely. For example to disable the suspend timeout only for AC power, run gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power sleep-inactive-ac-timeout 0 I personally thinks its completely stupid having an inactivity timeout to suspend the computer, while its on AC power, by default and with no option for normal ...


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Add the kernel options acpi=off apm=off to the contents of GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT in file /etc/default/grub Then run sudo update-grub Finally reboot your computer. According to https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Bootoptionen its a bad idea to turn off acpi complete as it may cause overheating because of turning off fan control. This is a very ...


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I have the same Laptop. Did you push the power button for more than one second? It needs some time to trigger the event.



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