Adjust CPU Frequency with CPUpower GUI

Cpupower GUI is a free and open source CPU frequency tuning software for Linux. Using this you can change the frequency of your CPU. You can do this for every single CPU and also in bulk for all the CPUs in one time. It also comes with two per-defined profiles, Performance and Balanced. It also comes with command-line support.

Cpupower GUI

Install Cpupower GUI on Ubuntu

Cpupower GUI is available as a native deb package file and from official Ubuntu repositoriy.

Install Cpupower GUI via DEB:

If you want the latest version of Cpupower GUI then follow this guide. Download the latest vesion of Cpupower GUI in .deb file format from the below download link and save it on your Downloads folder.

Download Cpupower GUI

Select Ubuntu as your Operating System and click the Grab binary packages directly. Download based on your Ubuntu version. Open the terminal and run below commands one by one.

cd Downloads
sudo dpkg -i cpupower-gui_0.9.1-2_all.deb
sudo apt install -f

You can run via this command.


Install Cpupower GUI via ubuntu repositories:

In terminal run this to install Cpupower GUI. This maybe outdated version of Cpupower GUI.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install cpupower-gui

Cpupower GUI command-line usage:

You can also run this via command-line tool like terminal. To check all usage details run this command.

cpupower-gui -h

That’s it.

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