Battery life really short

Bug #1546129 reported by Goacid on 2016-02-16
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Acer Aspire VN7-792G
Ubuntu 15.10 (latest updates)

On windows battery life is around 4h.
On ubuntu no more than 2h, best case.

I've tested with ubuntu doing nothing (minimal number of process), wifi off, network over cable, no sound and 2h is the best I have.
I've tested with Windows, watching movie, surfing, wifi on, and I get more than 3h of battery lifetime.

Goacid (goacid) wrote :

My bad, on ubuntu is no more than 1 hour, not 2.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jakub Gocławski (jgoclawski) wrote :

I'm running on kernel 4.5rc5 (for wifi and touchpad support) with intel card only (nvidia 960m turned off) and the battery usage is not so dramatic. You should try if it helps you too.

Goacid (goacid) wrote :

Well I need multi screen :(

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