1. tinfoil-hat

    Linux on used Macbook - Battery Life

    Hi there, I am searching for an affordable Laptop, that can run Linux with max. battery life, so I was pointed out that MacBooks have insane battery life. Has anyone tried Linux on an old Macbook and if yes, how long did they last and with what model?
  2. Batcave765

    Problem with update in battery status in Pop OS

    So I just installed Pop OS the other day and wanted to change from Gnome to KDE. So I did and now my battery status is not updating unless i restart my laptop. I went in the bios and saw that it detects when im connected to AC and when I'm not. But when I boot up the OS doesnt get the status if...
  3. S

    Need help switching to linux

    Currently daily driving Windows 10 on my Acer Swift 3 SF314-511 Intel EVO Laptop with i5-1135G7, 8GB RAM, Iris Xe Graphics. Most of my use case is streaming video (My classes, YouTube, Twitch), and battery life is my top priority, since I live in an area with frequent power outage. So I used...
  4. A

    Installed Zorin OS and now laptop won't charge? Lenovo ThinkPad E595.

    Hey guys, I am a bit of a newbie to the Linux scene (that's me trying to be modest) and I have recently installed Zorin OS on my ThinkPad E595. I've noticed that my battery does not charge anymore after the installation - when I plug my charger in, it detects it but it does not charge past it's...
  5. T

    extra battery is recognized but not charged

    Hi community, I have Ubuntu 20.04 running on a Fujitsu lifebook s761 with two batteries. Ubuntu is recognizing both batteries but is just charging the main one. Previously, Windows was running on the laptop and the second battery was working as intended. Do you have any idea why it is not...
  6. A

    Battery not charching, Acer Aspire A515-54G

    I have a problem with my laptop's battery, it's not charging. It all started since my laptop shut down because of low battery. I suppose that is the main reason. Anyway, I will describe what I did to try to solve this problem. This is the information I have about my battery status. Well, the...
  7. I

    Why does my computer overheat and drain the battery when I am using Windows rather than Linux?

    Good day Everyone! I notice that when I use Linux (Ubuntu), my computer heats up when I am doing normal tasks like web browsing or searching for files. I also notice that my computer drains the battery. When I have Linux on my system, I usually shut it down at night, but then when I turn it on...
  8. M

    Battery Charging issue specific to ubuntu.

    I dual booted Ubuntu 18.04 LTS along with windows 10 and have used it for 6 months now, recently I have been noticing the battery has been showing an erratic pattern when plugged in and charging while using Ubuntu, the pattern: Charge for 3 minutes, not charge for 10 minutes, charge for 3...
  9. K

    Battery overuse in Mint Cinnamon

    I am using Linux Mint Cinnamon on my Lenovo Ideapad 151 since past 6-months. I have noted that since I installed Mint on my system its battery run out time has decreased. Initially I thought it was because my battery was getting older but the other day I read that it was a known problem with...