Save Linux Laptop Battery with TLP

TLP is a free and open source power management application for Linux. It tweaks the kernel settings that affect power the consumption. This allows you to optimize your laptop battery life. You don’t need to configure anything, the default settings already comes with battery optimized. It is released under GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE. It comes with Intel GPU frequency limits, AMD GPU power management, Wi-Fi power save and more.

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Install TLP on Ubuntu Linux

You can install TLP using the official Ubuntu TLP PPA. Open the terminal application and run below commands one by one. It will add the TLP PPA and install the latest version of TLP on your system.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp
sudo apt update
sudo apt install tlp tlp-rdw

In Ubuntu 21.10 the power-profiles-daemon package will conflict with TLP. You can remove it using below command.

sudo apt remove power-profiles-daemon

You can start the app using below command.

sudo tlp start

and check the status using

tlp-stat -s

Complete TLP Usage details:

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You can uninstall TLP using below commands.

sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:linrunner/tlp
sudo apt remove tlp tlp-rdw

That’s all

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