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[xubuntu] Laptop charging issue

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Alrighty, I've got a strange one for you all! I recently did a "nuke and install" upgrade to Xubuntu 12.10. (Which BTW I'm loving!) However, I have noticed one peculiarity. My laptop (Toshiba Satellite A135-S4677) will, from time to time, stop charging off of the AC. My battery indicator will switch to the "not charging" icon, but when I hover over it it says "Adaptor is online." My battery will slowly drain until the computer turns itself off after that. BUT, if I unplug the adapter (either from the laptop, the wall, or the power cord in the middle from the (Hardware)