Laptop Battery Saver Ubuntu 16.04 How to

August 9th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Laptop Battery Saver Ubuntu 16.04

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Laptop Battery Saver Ubuntu 16.04.

Especially relevant: to Save the Laptop Battery power on Ubuntu 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. First Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Laptop Battery Saver Ubuntu 16.04 - Open Terminal Shell Emulator

  2. Then to Install TLP on Ubuntu

    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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