Linux Advanced Power Management for Debian 8 Jessie
You are Welcome! The 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 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)
First, SetUp the TLP Apt Repo
(And in case of “su: Authentication failure” try instead with “sudo su“)
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
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.
Starting the TPL daemon without ReBoot
sudo tlp start
Check if TPL is Working