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{{Article summary text|This article discusses solving common power saving tasks, with use of Intel "PowerTOP" utility.}}
 
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PowerTOP is a tool provided by Intel to enable various powersaving modes in userspace, kernel and hardware. It is possible to monitor processes and show which of them are utilizing the CPU and wake it from its Idle-States.

Installation

Install package powertop, available in Official Repositories.

Powertop was updated to 2.0 which comes with more features (Article from the H Open). For more information, see the Release Announcement.

Tips and tricks

PowerTOP suggests a few methods to reduce the power consumption further. You can apply these settings at boot by using module parameters, udev rules and sysctl. For details, see the power saving page.