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I would suggest ZORIN OS, It is best os for a newcomer to linux. It have same looks as windows and have all the required application installed. I think you can tune a little to improve your battery performance easily.


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The time window even for an external 680uFx400V capacitor battery is very low for an average 100W desktop PC - just a half a second or so. With internal PSU caps it's even less. What are you really trying to achieve? Even if you will able to write a timestamp to a log file, you still need sync() cycle to happen or to do manual sync() call, and if you're ...


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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


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The Asus N10 Nano has the Realtek 8192CU chipset. I advise to configure the loading of the required kernel modules using the following procedure. Create the file sudo vi /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8192cu.conf, with: options rtl8192cu rtw_power_mgnt=0 rtw_enusbss=1 rtw_ips_mode=1 Then do: sudo rmmod rtl8192cu sudo modprobe rtl8192cu If the modprobe does not ...


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A p-state on Intel processors is a set frequency and voltage; each processor has a number of p-states that it supports, from a low-power, low-frequency setting all the way up to its rated maximum performance. You can see how many you have by running cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/intel_pstate/num_pstates The min-max performance settings in TLP set lower and ...


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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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As an alternative, you can open up the keyboard settings window and assign a custom keyboard shortcut to the command gnome-session-quit --power-off, which will bring up the shutdown menu. I have it set to trigger by Super+q.



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