Saturday, June 23, 2012

How to Improve Battery Life in Linux

Most of the Manufactures have Energy Management software's for Windows Operating System.I have a Lenovo Laptop which give a 5 hr battery backup with the help of Lenovo Energy saving software.But On Ubuntu Operating system i had been getting only less than 1.30 hr battery life.So i had   been trying to get solution.Later i heard about a software called Jupiter ,an Energy management tool used in Fubuntu and Ubuntu OS's.This doesn't give 100% result but it improve your battery life.Installation is not difficult if you are a Ubuntu geek just follow your method.I used a simple method to install Jupiter in my Computer.

Developer's website

www.jupiterapplet.org 

Jupiter in launchpad.net 



How to Install


Open Terminal and enter these codes

Jupiter Installation steps
Jupiter installation step -Power saving software on Linux



sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/jupiter
sudo password:


Enter your password

Enter

Then you will get a message

Press Enter to install and Esc for cancel.Press Enter

Open your Dash and type Jupiter


Second method is also a simple method 


Click on this link
Jupiter

Download jupiter Deb file
Download Jupiter deb file


Then goto 



pool-->main-->j/-->jupiter-->



Download latest Deb file 


Download it 


Click on that deb file

Then it will opened with software center.Click on Install 


Jupiter Settings
Jupiter Settings
In Jupiter you can see many settings

Performance:Power Saving will improve your Battery life other two options are for High Performance,which utilize more Battery power.

Device :We can save Battery life by switching off various hardware's like Bluetooth ,WiFi etc...WiFi and Bluetooth used a particular amount power when they are enabled.Disable option  will save battery life

Other options are for screen resolutions and Display.

We hope that Battery life will improved 3-5% than previous state

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1 comments:

M.M. Enterprises said...

Wow what great & useful post for save better LINUX. i like your update.

 

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