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PowerTOP at LinuxCon 2015

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 Intel Architecture Client computers.  Using an off-the-shelve system running an “out of the box” Linux distributions. Alex demonstrated her...

PowerTOP @ Android Builder Summit

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

Bugzilla

We are pleased to announce that PowerTOP now tracks bugs using Bugzilla app.devzing.com/powertopbugs/bugzilla  Bug #1 logged today is "Incorrect reporting for Intel 3930K model and others" submitted by Jan Engelhardt.  Expect more bugs to be filed in the next few days.     Please refer to that list to contribute solving PowerTOP issues.    ...

How to Build PowerTOP for Android

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        https://github.com/trevd/android_external_pciutils    into external/pciutils    ncurses: Clone...