[ubuntu] LG E500 L.AP55P battery support absent/drains too fast

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi there, My laptop LG E500 L.AP55P, going on ~5 years now, and is doing remarkably fine, apart from the battery stuff. The battery indicator is broken most of the time. Sometimes I get the actual indication of the time remaining, but the majority of the time it reads a charge cycle, although the power is not plugged in, or states 0% battery. This last scenario is intringuing, since there is a LED lighting red whenever the battery is almost dead and the laptop shuts down, but it never shuts down when it's only the indicator reading 0% battery. A year ago or so, some guy who had the (Hardware)