How-to Save Battery & Prevent Overheating on Debian 8 Jessie

January 28th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Linux Advanced Power Management for Debian 8 Jessie




Hello Debian User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install a little Daemon which serves as Battery Power/Life Saver and to Prevent CPU Excessive Heating on Debian 8 Jessie 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 Debian 8 Jessie - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Save Battery & Prevent Overheating on Debian 8 Jessie -  Kde5 Open  Terminal



  2. First SetUp the TLP Apt Repo

    su -c "echo 'deb http://repo.linrunner.de/debian jessie main' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tlp.list"

    Import the GPG Key with:

    su -c "apt-key adv --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 641EED65CD4E8809"

    Then Update the Repositories:

    sudo apt-get update
  3. Installing TPL on Debian

    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.




  4. Starting the TPL daemon without ReBoot

    sudo tlp start
  5. Check if TPL is Working

    tlp-stat -s
(Visited 38 times, 1 visits today)
Share on Tumblr

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,


Comments are disabled