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.

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)

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

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