Increasing Laptop Battery Hours in Ubuntu 14.04

TLP is a free power management tool, useful for Linux laptops.

Copy paste below 4 commands one by one in terminal and press enter after each

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install tlp tlp-rdw

sudo tlp start

See below link for more information / thinkpad specific installation.

http://linrunner.de/en/tlp/docs/tlp-linux-advanced-power-management.html

Reduce default screen Brightness in Ubuntu

Every time Ubuntu boots up you get the maximum level of screen brightness. This can be overcome by adding a startup script which will automatically adjust screen brightness when Ubuntu boots up .

See below link to set default screen brightness from 100 % to 0 % (or desired brightness level)

http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/04/save-screen-brightness-settings-in-ubuntu-14-04/

Posted on June 15, 2014, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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