Change Critical Battery Level and Action in Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon

A simple tutorial to help you find the options to change the battery critical value percentage and action options in Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon (based on Ubuntu 16.04).

Install dconf-editor:
$ sudo apt-get install dconf-editor

Go to org -> cinnamon -> settings-daemon -> plugins -> power

dconf-editor power settings

Default settings are (in %):
Critical battery action: hibernate
Critical: 2
Action: 2
Low: 10

Exercise caution and tweak to your heart’s content 🙂

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  • anan234

    thx vroh, you save my time