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Is the CPU power management set permanently to Performance mode in 12.04?

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http://askubuntu.com – after installing 12.04 from 11.04 and using the gnome-fallback desktop I installed the CPU scaler app in the top bar. It shows that my laptop is always running in Performance mode and never goes to On-Demand shortly after bootup like it did in 11.04. I have to change it manually now. I am wondering if Performance is now standard in 12.04 or if the applet is just not working correctly. I honestly cant tell the difference in performance when I select either one and according to my temperature monitor there is no difference between the two either (Except that in On-Demand the CPU frequency chang (HowTos)