How to disable USB Bluetooth Radio (Realtek ) to conserver power

powertop shows USB device: Bluetooth Radio (Realtek ) is at 100% usage.

What should I do to fix it and also what is the ideal discharge rate of battery?

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and post some more information so we can see what’s really going on. Now we know the symptom of the disease, but we need some more probing to know where the origin lies…
  1. An inxi --admin --verbosity=7 --filter --no-host --width would be the minimum required information… (Personally Identifiable Information like serial numbers and MAC addresses will be filtered out by the above command)
  2. Also, the actual powertop output would be beneficial.

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P.S. If you enter a bit more details in your profile, we can also see which Desktop Environment you’re using, which CPU/GPU you have, …

I have many devices listed as using 100% I really wouldn’t worry about it unless you’re getting some really bad battery life.

To simply answer the question

sudo systemctl stop bluetooth

Would probably do it

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