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Linux Laptop Power Tuning with Powertop and Friends

There’s an easy way to reduce power usage on Linux laptops using Intel’s Powertop utility.  Powertop polls your existing power usage and recommends tunings for your hardware.  I’ll show you how to quickly make the most of your battery life … Continue reading

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Guide: Laptop Hybrid Suspend on Linux

One feature desktop Linux has been lacking out of the box is hybrid-suspend, supported as of Kernel versions 3.6+. The following guide lets you suspend to both memory and disk, so you never lose your work if your battery is … Continue reading

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