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For PowerTOP saving power on IA isn't everything.  It is the only thing!


PowerTOP is a Linux tool to diagnose issues with power consumption and power management.

In addition to being a diagnostic tool, PowerTOP also has an interactive mode where the user can experiment various power management settings for cases where the Linux distribution has not enabled these settings.

PowerTOP User's Guide

News & Blogs

PowerTOP at LinuxCon 2015

By 01 Staff (not verified) on Jan 26, 2016

During 2015 Alexandra Yates demoed/presented at LinuxCon Japan (June) and LinuxCon North America (August): "Case Study: Power State of an off-the-shelve system running Linux" In this talks Alexandra examined the power consumption of modern...

PowerTOP @ Android Builder Summit

By 01 Staff (not verified) on Mar 27, 2015

Eric Adams on the Right and Anthony Pray on the left showing PowerTOP at the Intel booth.  


By 01 Staff (not verified) on Mar 26, 2015

We are pleased to announce that PowerTOP now tracks bugs using Bugzilla  Bug #1 logged today is "Incorrect reporting for Intel 3930K model and others" submitted by Jan Engelhardt....

How to Build PowerTOP for Android

By 01 Staff (not verified) on Mar 23, 2015

You can find these instructions on the README file included with PowerTOP src code.   1. Obtain pciutils and ncurses libraries.    Skip this step if they are already in the tree.    pciutils: Clone   ...

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