Powertop software to give low heat, low noise and better autonomy on your laptop

  2 weeks ago

Powertop is a Intel software for Intel CPU recommended for low heat, low noise and obtain a better autonomy on your laptop, it is available on distribution repositories. This software is recommended for advanced users only. Dont use TLP at the same time, it would cause conflicts. 


If you want, the last version are available on official web-site (need to be compiled for your system) : https://01.org/powertop/

First calibred Powertop for your
 sytem (process taking a few minutes and making the computer partially unusable during this time).

sudo powertop --calibrate


Secondly execute it.

sudo powertop --auto-tune

Look at the manual of powertop :

For enable Powertop simply and automatically at system boot, make a cron fonction file on 
/etc/cron.d named powertop with right of execution enable and containing this fonction :


@reboot root powertop --auto-tune