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[Bug 1599264] Re: "When power is critically low" setting does nothing
On 2016-07-06 19:56, Doug Smythies wrote:
> @Gunnar: It is not clear to me why we wouldn't fix this in Xenial. I
> think we should.
I explained my view on the ubuntu-doc mailing list:
So in short:
* To the extent an UI freeze exception is needed for SRU:ing the actual
u-c-c change: Ok from a docs POV.
* The change would still not justify the work with SRU:ing the
corresponding spot in the desktop guide.
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"When power is critically low" setting does nothing
Status in ubuntu-docs package in Ubuntu:
Status in unity-control-center package in Ubuntu:
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Since the move to systemd (I think) the setting in unity-control-
center under "Power" that says:
When power is critically low: [Hibernate | Power Off]
doesn't actually do anything any more.
That action is now controlled by Upower config in
/etc/UPower/UPower.conf. At the end of that file you can see:
# The action to take when "TimeAction" or "PercentageAction" above has been
# reached for the batteries (UPS or laptop batteries) supplying the computer
# Possible values are:
# If HybridSleep isn't available, Hibernate will be used
# If Hibernate isn't available, PowerOff will be used
So the default action is HybridSleep and is not configurable by the user in the control center anymore.
FWIW - I think the best thing to do is just remove that setting from
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