The future of Power Management - together with Activities

Alexander Dymo alexander.dymo at
Tue Oct 4 12:53:21 BST 2011

Sat, 01 Oct 2011 17:27:48 +0300 you wrote Dario Freddi  
<drf54321 at>:
> The first, important part: we plan to remove the "Warning" step and the
> possibility of creating profiles manually.
> So we will have just 3 static profiles: one for AC  power,
> one for the PC running on battery, one for the PC running on low battery.
> At the same time, the combobox for selecting a profile in the battery  
> applet will be removed. It will, although, be replaced by a toggle  
> button for
> inhibition: by enabling/disabling it, power management features regarding
> screen suspension, notifications and screen power management will be
> suspended.

It's hard to add something new after the lengthy discussion, but still :)

I like your approach. It's simple and practical, especially the toggle  
button for inhibition. That does cover the single usecase for profile  
Personally I'd go further and forget about activity-dependent power  
management (too complicated to my taste), but your choice is fine too.

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