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How to Maximize the Battery Life on Your Linux Laptop

Oct 21, 2010, 04:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kevin Purdy)

"Power saving is a hot topic for laptop users who need to get things done when they are on the move and running on limited battery energy. Here is a list of smart Linux tricks to save battery power.

"According to Less Watts.org, the leading source for power saving tips on Linux, the following components of our computer consumes most of our battery life and we can lengthen our battery life by tweaking them:

1. Ethernet Network Controller
2. WiFi/Wireless
3. Graphic and Display
4. Processor
5. Disks and File System
6. Software

"We will show you some basic battery energy saving tips and some advanced hardware tweaks in Ubuntu.

"Basic Battery Energy Saving Tips"

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