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Offline Hayder

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Battery life decreased when using Peppermint
« on: September 01, 2016, 11:14:22 pm »
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I think that i have bad battery with my laptop, but in windows 10 it long about 5 hours , in Peppermint 7 it take 2 hours !!

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Re: Battery life decreased when using Peppermint
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2016, 12:41:40 pm »
I don't think you have a bad battery. It is well known that under Linux the battery are drained much quicker than under Windows. But the difference you're mentioning are quit abnormal. There must be something else going on here.


Please have a look at this: http://www.tecmint.com/powertop-monitors-linux-laptop-battery-usage/


And check this site for TLP: http://www.webupd8.org/2016/08/quick-updates-guake-087-webtorrent.html
Scroll down till you see TLP 0.9 (same info here: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/easily-increase-battery-life-tlp-linux/)
« Last Edit: September 02, 2016, 12:47:24 pm by nomko »
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