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disable KDE's power management in VMs
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KDE -> System Settings --> Power Management

Forum discussion:
https://www.whonix.org/forum/index.php/topic,1217.0.html

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T296

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Patrick created this task.May 10 2015, 8:24 PM
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Produced a branch doing this. Not yet merged into master.

disabled powerdevil service to prevent occasionally message "no valid power management backend plugins are available" - https://phabricator.whonix.org/T297:
https://github.com/adrelanos/power-savings-disable-in-vms/commit/eec0a4283651d61f8f179ca7b05ddb16fe3e8ea5

But that alone is an incomplete solution. The battery monitor still appears in systray by default. And worse, when you click at it, there will be an error message, because power devil has been disabled. I am onto something to get rid of the battery monitor as well. Let's see.