Scaling governor controls

Len Ovens len at
Wed Jul 18 22:36:21 UTC 2012

On Tue, July 17, 2012 7:25 pm, Tim Henderson wrote:

>> <clip>
>>  >  scaling governor - normally ondemand, sometimes gets xrun when
>>  > switching to higher speed. Noticeable difference with "performance"
>>  > setting. Downsides, CPU runs hotter, batteries on battery run devices
>>  > last less time. Best to be able to switch for as needed.
>> <clip>
> I apologize if I am oversimplifying this, but have you tried the
> xfce4-governor-plugin?  It's not installed by default, though it
> probably should be.  Install with apt-get, allows you to switch between
> different scale options.  You can see the changes in /proc/cpuinfo
> Tim H.

sudo apt-get install xfce4-governor-plugin
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package xfce4-governor-plugin

It seems not to be available.

Len Ovens

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