Laptop Battery Saver Linux Mint 18.1 How to

August 9, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Laptop Battery Saver Linux Mint 18.1

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Laptop Battery Saver Linux Mint 18.1 Serena.

Especially relevant: to Save the Laptop Battery power on Linux Mint here we’ll make use of the TLP daemon.

Furthermore, 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.

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  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Laptop Battery Saver Linux Mint 18.1 Serena - Open Terminal
  2. Then to Install TLP on Linux Mint

    sudo apt install tlp tlp-rdw

    This little daemon after works on background automatically managing the power…
    The 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. Finally, to Start the TLP daemon without ReBoot

    sudo tlp start
  4. And Check if TLP is Working

    tlp-stat -s

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