Powertop, a tool for detecting power wasters under Linux, is about to make a generational jump: version 2.0 provides improved diagnostic options and a redesigned user interface. It also offers a simple, manual way of enabling numerous power-saving features that can noticeably extend the battery life of notebooks.
Phoronix: Using PowerTOP 2.6 Saves Power, Extends Battery Life On Ubuntu 14.04
With the release of Intel's PowerTOP 2.6 a few days ago I have done some benchmarking using an ASUS Zenbook Prime ultrabook to see the impact of the power consumption while running on battery for a clean, stock install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and then did the same tests again after having PowerTOP 2.6 optimize the s
I am a completely new user to Linux/Ubuntu! I looked through tips on battery issues and powertop but failed to find clear tips on how to tweak powertop except for Toggle Tunable.
Could someone look through the log and advise me on what should be done to reduce power consumption? My laptop is 1 year old!
Phoronix: Intel Releases PowerTOP 2.6 To Improve Linux Battery Life
Intel has released a new version of their open-source PowerTOP utility for Linux systems to diagnose power consumption issues and make improvements to power management by individually analyzing the system's current power settings...