How to reduce battery drain problem in mint 17.1

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How to reduce battery drain problem in mint 17.1

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I had tried brightness, limiting background process but still the battery runs out pretty fast around 1 hour on my laptop, with normal usage like surfing and watching video other time any way to extend battery drain problem.
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Re: How to reduce battery drain problem in mint 17.1

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Open a terminal and write:

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inxi -Fxz
Copy/paste here the output.
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Re: How to reduce battery drain problem in mint 17.1

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jungle_boy wrote:Open a terminal and write:

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inxi -Fxz
Copy/paste here the output.
here is the output for your reference

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raju@raju-Lenovo-G580 ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: raju-Lenovo-G580 Kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.8.2) 
           Desktop: Gnome Distro: Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca
Machine:   System: LENOVO product: 20157 version: Lenovo G580
           Mobo: LENOVO model: Lenovo G580 Bios: LENOVO version: 62CN97WW date: 07/12/2013
CPU:       Dual core Intel Celeron CPU B830 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 7184.06 
           Clock Speeds: 1: 800.00 MHz 2: 800.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0 
           X.Org: 1.15.1 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1366x768@60.0hz 
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Sandybridge Mobile GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 10.1.0 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card: Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.13.0-24-generic
Network:   Card-1: Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter driver: wl bus-ID: 02:00.0
           IF: wlan0 state: dormant mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet driver: alx port: 2000 bus-ID: 03:00.0
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (19.8% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: ST1000LM024_HN size: 1000.2GB 
Partition: ID: / size: 28G used: 5.2G (20%) fs: ext4 ID: /home size: 423G used: 180G (45%) fs: ext4 
           ID: swap-1 size: 8.21GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap 
RAID:      No RAID devices detected - /proc/mdstat and md_mod kernel raid module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 53.0C mobo: 43.0C 
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A 
Info:      Processes: 160 Uptime: 27 min Memory: 493.3/3798.1MB Runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.8.2 Client: Shell inxi: 1.8.4 
raju@raju-Lenovo-G580 ~ $
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Re: How to reduce battery drain problem in mint 17.1

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Try to use Intel proprietary driver for LInux;

https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads
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