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Laptop Power management with pm-utils

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – To my suprise when I ran powertop on my fresh fedora 17 install, powertop reported all tunables bad and fedora doesn't seem to have any laptop power saving features enabled by default, nor does it have any of the pm-utils power saving scripts in /usr/lib64/pm-utils/power.d or /etc/pm/power.d. These scripts may have varying degrees of success on different hardware, but they work perfeclty for me. Ubuntu has enabled a few of these by default in 12.04. I was able to easily save a few watts of power on battery and show all "good" in powertop by doing the following: Download the upstre (HowTos)