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Author Topic: 070515 - PowerTOP  (Read 4469 times)


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070515 - PowerTOP
« on: May 15, 2007, 11:46:12 am »

Intel's PowerTOP power monitor app is in the testing repository:


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powertop: PowerTOP
powertop: PowerTOP is a Linux tool that finds the software component(s)
powertop: that make your laptop use more power than necessary while it
powertop: is idle. As of Linux kernel version 2.6.21, the kernel no
powertop: longer has a fixed 1000Hz timer tick. This will (in theory)
powertop: give a huge power savings because the CPU stays in low power
powertop: mode for longer periods of time during system idle.
powertop: Website:
powertop: License: GNU General Public License, version 2

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