Battery performance improvement with powertop and using xidel.

2012-12-24 1 min read Fedora Linux
For those of you, who have not heard about powertop, it is a tool to monitor the power consumption on your system. It has a tab which shows the tuneable parameters. Doing the changes suggested in those would improve the life to quite an extent. Here is the description of powertop: PowerTOP is a tool that finds the software component(s) that makeyour computer use more power than necessary while it is idle. Continue reading