How to Improve Laptop Power Management in Ubuntu/Linux Mint/and Ubuntu derivatives

Improve Laptop Power Management in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/10.04 Lucid/Linux Mint 15/14/13/and related Ubuntu derivativesTLP is a power management tool for Linux. TLP is a pure command line tool with automated background tasks, It does not contain a GUI. It brings you the benefits of advanced power management without the need to understand every technical detail. TLP does not replace but enhance the existing power management of your Linux installation. TLP applies it’s settings upon system startup and on every change of the power source.Settings depending on the Power Source:Kernel laptop mode and dirty buffer timeoutsProcessor frequency scaling including “turbo boost” / “turbo core”Power aware process scheduler for multi-core/hyper-threadingHard disk advanced power magement level and spin down timeout (per disk)SATA aggressive link power management (ALPM)PCI Express active state power management (PCIe ASPM) – Linux 2.6.35 and aboveRuntime power management for PCI(e) bus devices – Linux 2.6.35 and aboveRadeon KMS

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