TLP 0.5 Released, Install It In Ubuntu [Tool That Helps Save Battery Power]

TLP, a tool that applies various settings and tweaks that help your laptop save battery power, was updated to version 0.5 which includes better support for some ThinkPad models as well as some new features and bug fixes.Changes in the latest TLP 0.5:tpacpi-bat: auto detection of all ThinkPad models (v2.1);tlp-stat: include newer models in tpacpi-bat […]

Install Laptop Mode Tools 1.64 With Configuration GUI In Ubuntu

Laptop Mode Tools is a package that allows you to extend the battery life of your laptop by enabling the Laptop Mode Linux kernel feature along with other power-related tweaks.This was a command line only tool until version 1.64, which introduces a GUI that lets you toggle individual power saving modules. The new GUI configuration […]

Enable Laptop Mode and other tweaks to improve Laptop battery

Enable Laptop Mode and other tweaks to improve battery for Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/and other related Ubuntu derivativesManaging battery power in Linux since kernel 3.x is bit difficult, many users face quick battery drain in Linux than other operating systems. There are tools available to manage power of laptop to improve battery life, previously I […]

Bumblebee 3.2.1 Released With Ubuntu 13.04 Fixes, New Options

Bumblebee 3.2 has been released a few days ago but there was an issue and it didn’t work on a lot of setups o version 3.2.1 has been released to fix this. The new version also fixes the Primus backend for Ubuntu 13.04 and adds some new options.Bumblebee is an unofficial tool that brings Nvidia […]

Improve Power Usage / Battery Life In Linux With TLP

There are various tweaks that you can apply to your laptop to save battery power, but many of them depend on the hardware, Linux distribution, some are outdated or too hard to apply for regular users and so on. TLP is an advanced power management command line tool for Linux that tries to apply these […]

How To Use Hybrid Suspend In Ubuntu

Firstly, here’s what hybrid suspend does:initially, the computer is suspended to RAM, which is quick to suspend / resume but it also uses some powerif the computer doesn’t wake up after a configurable amount of time, suspend to disk is used so the computer stops using any power (it’s the same as if it was […]

Install PowerTOP 2.1 In Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin Via PPA

PowerTOP is a command line tool that helps diagnose issues with power consumption and provides suggestions on how to improve power usage.PowerTOP 2.1, released a few days ago, introduces support for Intel GPUs and for cores without P-states, a new manual page along with an option to specify workload to run during measurement and an […]