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Battery Charged at 97%
September 6, 2016
December 3, 2023
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Last week my laptop battery was stuck at 97% charged for a few days.
Finally I got annoyed, unplugged it for 1/2 hour then plugged it back in. After awhile (wasn’t paying attention) it was fully charged, the charging led (front of laptop) went out and Ubuntu reports 100% charge.
The laptop is normally 100% charged as it’s always plugged in, never shutdown and simply put to sleep via lid close.
Have no idea how it got stuck at 97% in the first place, but unplugging it for 1/2 hour and letting it charge “full speed ahead” allowed it to get over that 97% speed bump.
I think it more of a BIOS issue than Ubuntu or Linux.
More anecdotal and less scientific than the preceding answer but, hey it works for me.