[ubuntu-uk] Netbook Battery Problem

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu May 6 12:19:55 BST 2010


On 06/05/10 12:13, Jon Farmer wrote:
> Hi
>
> Every time I disconnect the power the notification bubble tells me I
> have less than 2% of battery left and proceeds to hibernate the machine.
> This is even though the battery is fully charged and the battery
> indicator in the panel says 2 hours charge when you click on it. Very
> annoying, anyone know how to stop it happening?
>
> I am using 10.04 UNR booted into the default Gnome desktop
>
> Regards
>
> jon
>
>

Have you tried going into the BIOS and seeing how long your netbook 
lasts without it being plugged into the charger?

It's possible the battery might have had it.  My laptop does the same, 
the battery is knackered (the battery died before it was a year old).

Rob



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