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Questions about power consumption on elementary OS

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“Turn off screen when inactive for” doesn't work

I use Loki and my desktop never turns screen off when inactive my computer. Actually this feature was working until a few weeks ago. Is there any chance to overcome this issue?
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Is it possible to configure different power management settings for plugged\unplugged?

In windows and Ubuntu (and other distro's) it's possible to assign different power management settings for when on battery power vs plugged. For example, I'd like the PC to sleep when i close the lid ...
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How to improve battery life on MBP 2015?

I really like elementary os, i installed it on my 15" MBP 2015 -- however the battery life is pretty bad. I get about 3 hours maximum if i'm lucky -- this is much less than the 10 hours i'm used to on ...
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Suspend shuts down my laptop

My laptop (Dell XPS 13) started shutting itself off every time I closed the lid. At first, I thought that maybe something was changed in my power settings but lo and behold, it's set to suspend when ...
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Elementary os goes black when not touched for long

When not touched for long elementary OS goes black with a small underscore at top left corner & when pressed any key pc doesn't wake up
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Hibernate and Power Off options

In power options I don't see any option to shutdown when I press the power ON button, or the option to hibernate when I close the laptop lid. I wonder why, as this is what I use in Windows. I would ...
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Blinking power light, unable to boot from battery

Installed yesterday and cant boot without power cable. Power light just keeps blinking indefinitely. Any thoughts? Thanks
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Cannot Poweroff after login from Lock screen

A little issue: After logging back in from a lock screen, I am unable to shutdown the computer normally. The selection from the dropdown menu does nothing, not even a prompt comes up. Instead, I am ...
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Super+l and “Turn off display after…” doesn't turn off screen. It just locks the screen. Anyone else?

Locking the screen with Super+l or the Power option to turn off the screen after x minutes doesn't turn off the monitor immediately. It locks the screen and then after 1 minute it turns off the screen....
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Laptop wakes immediately after suspend

So basically, I can suspend the laptop just fine, whether from GUI, by closing the lid or from the terminal. But about half a second after suspending (after the whole thing has gone quiet) it suddenly ...
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Power Settings limited

Elementary OS is better than sliced bread but there are just a few small niggles one of them is that the power settings are consistent between charge and battery when it would make sense to separate ...
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System shuts down abruptly after waking up

I have recently installed Loki on Dell Inspiron 7560 (i7) laptop with 8 GB of RAM and 4 GB of Swap. The system works fine for most of the time but when waking up after sleep and plugging in/out makes ...