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    [ubuntu] Re: Remmina not working after upgrade

    Thanks setting it to RDP did it for me as well!
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Thanks!

    I wasn't aware of any hacked BIOS-es but I like! this saves me the trouble of disabling the Radeon everytime I change my system, since I never intend to use it anyway!

    which kernel did...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Thanks,

    I already had multitouch, but not always very smooth.

    I tried this, and building it was pretty easy, and it seems to work fine. I am currently however using my external mouse, so won't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    I haven't got any problems either after upgrading.

    I am however already curious about the next Ubuntu (13.04), which is said to get improved mobile support, like better battery life.
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    At the moment switcheroo is het best solution.

    The solution is to enable the radeon again before going to standby, and then resume again, when awakening from standby. If you don't enable the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Have you installed your linux-headers?

    sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Disable bluetooth at startup with gnome-bluetooth

    Hard to say, only thing I can think of right now, with no information at all is that you might have disabled the entire bluetooth module in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf ?

    I have these modules...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Ah sorry, forgot to mention.

    I run Mint 12(RC) 64bit.
    http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=1858

    after starting the live cd (from USB) I first run an update (sudo apt-get update/dist-upgrade) then...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    leon@VPCSA2C5E ~ $ sensors
    acpitz-virtual-0
    Adapter: Virtual device
    temp1: +52.0C (crit = +97.0C)

    coretemp-isa-0000
    Adapter: ISA adapter
    Physical id 0: +53.0C (high = +86.0C,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    I could really recommend Linux Mint, instead of Ubuntu.

    It uses much less power, while applying the same tricks and more importantly: the power remains low, even after resuming from standby...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    strange it is working for me, I have got:


    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash pcie_aspm=\"force\" i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 i915.i915_enable_fbc=1 i915.lvds_downclock=1"

    in ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    jep, no problems there.




    I didn't know about bumblebee, but from what I have found it is:

    1. for Nvidia cards (the sony has an Radeon)
    2. is forked to another transformer-name
    3. It uses...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Do you maybe have installed Jupiter and set its Performance mode to power saving? When you set it to on-demand (high performance) you will probably see it will be all smooth again...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    It depends on the amount of tricks you apply, because currently out of the box the energy consumption is definitely not optimal yet.

    In Windows I guess you can get around 6-7 hours.
    On Ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Hmm never thought of this, but I always have it set to Stamina.
    I haven't got a clue on why it is running unstable for you and how to fix this. What is the output of sensors for you?

    For me it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    I don't experience any of your problems.

    I of course have also disabled radeon and use acpi_call, but it is running very stable on 3.0.12

    I also don't have any problems regarding the charging,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Simple, the charging simply stops at 80%. So when you click on the battery in the notification area you see one (or two) battery(s) which are charged till 80% .

    I was surprised that these...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Great! It's not perfect yet, but it is a good start! Nice to see some progress on this area as well!


    @deaththeorist The charging till 80% works every time for me. I have set it up once in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Thanks clemmy, I will definately try these out as well when I have some more time to spare.

    Regards
    Leon ;-)
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Jep I have an i7 as well (and 7200rpm harddisk).

    I also have the additional sleeve battery, but set my batteries to charge only till 80% (with the sony settings-tool on windows), so I don't know...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Yes this works for the i7 as well,

    it improves/enables the power saving capabilities of the intel graphics card on a sandy bridge, as can be read here:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    I don't completely understand your counting, but I guess what you try to say is you are out of battery faster...

    Please have a look at this thread:...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Energy consumption in Oneiric

    apparently there are some more options, you can read all about them at this site:

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=intel_i915_power&num=1
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Disable bluetooth at startup with gnome-bluetooth

    Thanks, rfkill block bluetooth seems to do the trick!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Energy consumption in Oneiric

    EXCELLENT!!!!!


    I am now running 3.0 as well, with this kernel option and power consumption is somewhere around 10W

    or according to powertop --calibrate outcome, it has changed from
    16.7 t0...
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