power save mode for battery in Fedora 19.

I was getting really bad battery life on my Fedora 19 system, and did not find much on how to tune it. Finally I found something that just does not need much configuration but works pretty well. So, here is what you need to do:

sudo yum install tuned tuned-adm

The second package, tuned-adm installs additional themes for power saving. It is optional and not mandatory. Once you have installed these, you can do the following:

tuned-adm list #List all the profiles
tuned-adm  # Set the profile.

 

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