Linux Advanced Power Management for Mint 18.1 Serena
Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install a little Daemon which serves as Laptop Battery Power/Life Saver and to Prevent CPU Excessive Heating on Linux Mint 18.1 Serena LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.
TLP brings you the benefits of advanced power management for Linux without the need to understand every technical detail.
TLP comes with a default configuration already optimized for battery life, so you may just install and forget it.
Nevertheless TLP is highly customizable to fulfil your specific requirements.
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Installing TLP on Mint
sudo apt install tlp tlp-rdw
This little daemon after works on background managing the power…
ThinkPads require an additional:
sudo apt install tp-smapi-dkms acpi-call-dkms
You must Disable Secure Boot to use the ThinkPad specific packages.
Starting the TLP daemon without ReBoot
sudo tlp start
Check if TLP is Working