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Questions about the battery life on elementary OS

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How to optimize elementary OS for maximal battery life time on laptops?

Which setup, tools and customization can optimise elementary OS towards achieving maximal battery life time on laptops?
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Battery Percentage (%) Indicator on menu bar does not show 100% when fully charged

When I switched to elementary OS last week I noticed my battery indicator stops at 90%. How can I fix this? How do I know if this is an elementary issue or other distributions too? Because even ...
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Set level of battery notification in Loki

By default the notification for low battery is at 10% The critically low notification is at about 3% and the imminent shutdown notification comes immediately after. I find these levels to be too low....
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Suspend instead of shutdown on critical battery level?

By default, the battery notification says that shutdown is imminent at about 3% . Can the laptop be made to suspend at this point instead of shutting down? UPDATE: After finding this answer, I see ...
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