Alienware battery

Asked by tarek al sabbagh on 2012-07-07

hello
i have alienware M14x and am using ubuntu 12.04 now and i use 11.04 before
i have a problem with battery life , when i work on windows its works for 3 or 4 hours
but on ubuntu its only work for 1 or 2 hours this happened on 11.04 and 12.04
please help me fix this problem

best regards

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2012-07-07
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2012-07-07

It's a dual GPU system, this will happen. This optimus nonesense is best avoided under Linux and I've never seen a success story with it. This link may help:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics

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