I am one of those developers who have come all the way from their home for studies and have to rely on a single laptop for work. Linux, obviously, is a natural choice for me on a pretty decent notebook. But, those living in the metro cities in India would know about the massive power-cuts throughout the day. Here are my 5 ways that helped me to extend battery life on my Ubuntu laptop and I believe it ought to work for other Linux distribution as well. 1. Dim your screen The most obvious one, dim your screen. It saves a lot of power. You need not enjoy all the coding work in full aspect ratio while battery backup is your primary concern. 2. Stop unnecessary service You should know which service packages you’d be needing when your working at a critical battery state. Turn off the ones you are not using….