How-to Save Battery & Prevent Overheating on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial

January 27th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Advanced Power Management for Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial




Hello Lubuntu 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 Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus 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.

How-to Save Battery & Prevent Overheating on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Save Battery & Prevent Overheating on Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial - open terminal



  2. Installing TLP on Lubuntu

    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.

  3. Starting the TLP daemon without ReBoot

    sudo tlp start
  4. Check if TLP is Working

    tlp-stat -s
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