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[ubuntu] Best ways to increase battery life - MacBook Pro and Ubuntu (dual boot)

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all! I have been searching trough the for and Google but I couldn't find up to date replys to the battery life when running Ubuntu in a MacBook Pro through dual boot. When I boot into Mac, let's say battery is at 89% and it says that's going to last 3 hours. If I boot right after into Ubuntu, it says battery is going to last just 1 hour. And its not just a matter of different ways to calculate, since I have really noticed that Ubuntu drains my battery. Also, when using Ubuntu the laptop heats up way more and once in a while the vent starts working like crazy. So.... what are the best (Hardware)