This document is to bring to light the improvements in the Power Management functionality with the Open Client 2 and Thinkpads. By keeping an eye on this information the user can extend battery life and reduce charging time thus helping the environment.

Using the suspend and hibernate utility

How to use

  1. Firstly if you hover over the Power Icon on the Taskbar a pop up will appear giving information on battery state and power source.
    Fig 1

  2. If the Power Icon does not appear on the Taskbar. Click Computer Icon>Control center>Preferences>Power management.
  3. From the open dialogue box select the General tab Click the preferred Radio Button. Example Always Display Icon.
  4. Right Click on the icon (a panel will appear).
    Fig 2

  5. From here you can Suspend or Hibernate your Thinkpad

    Click> Suspend the machine will go to run level 3 and proceed to suspend mode.
    (To recover from Suspend press Fn + F3 keys)

    Click> Hibernate the machine will go to run level 3 and proceed to Hibernate mode.
    (To recover from Hibernate press on/off button)


Post a Comment