How to change critical level of battery in Ubuntu 12.04 ? & Is it safe to edit conf files of /etc/laptop-mode/ ?

Doug dmcgarrett at
Sun Sep 9 05:32:12 UTC 2012

On 09/09/2012 01:13 AM, Navdeep Singh Sidhu wrote:
> Hello friends,
> I have found the files i have been looking for. Now the question is , 
> Is it safe to change the config files in directory /etc/laptop-mode/ 
> files like auto-hibernate.conf to set the crtical level for 
> hibernation. & in all these configuration files '0' stands for true or 
> flase & same for '1'.
> Thanks in advance !!!
> Regards,
> Navdeep Singh
Before you edit your file, make a copy of it. cp *filename* 
*filename.bak*  Or, instead of filename.bak, I frequently do 
i.e., cp junk.conf junk.conf.090812 which helps you get back to a 
particular file, if you are playing with the edits. (The listing will 
tell you time.)


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