power saving

Teresa e Junior teresaejunior at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 23:59:11 UTC 2017

Em 11/12/2017 21:57, Teresa e Junior escreveu:
> Em 11/12/2017 18:11, Xen escreveu:
>> Teresa e Junior schreef op 11-12-2017 20:57:
>>> Em 11/12/2017 15:31, Xen escreveu:
>>>> The default profiler activated by the Linux kernel is apparently 
>>>> "performance" which never lowers the frequency.
>>>> The "cpufrequtils" package does nothing other than set the profiler 
>>>> at boot and provide utils to set and read it.
>>> That's interesting. I'm on Xubuntu 17.10 with the default Ubuntu
>>> kernel, and it is currently set to "powersave" without cpufrequtils
>>> installed, although there is CONFIG_CPU_FREQ_DEFAULT_GOV_PERFORMANCE=y
>>> on /boot/config-$(uname -r).
>>> So I don't really know what is controlling these settings on my laptop.
>> Is there a power settings dialog screen in Xubuntu?
>> KDE doesn't seem to have it.
>> But "powersave" is not exactly ideal.
>> I would say "conservative" is ideal if you want to save power,
>> but powersave handicaps your CPU... :-/ ?.
> Yes, there is the xfce4-power-manager, but it has no options for dealing 
> with the CPU, only things like screen brightness, actions on low 
> battery, etc.

Actually, according to APT it does, but I see no such option in its 
    * battery monitoring
    * cpu frequency settings
    * monitor DPMS settings
    * suspend/Hibernate
    * LCD brightness control
    * Lid, sleep and power switches control

I'll have to investigate...

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