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Saving Power on Intel Hardware Using Powertop

PowerTOP is a Linux tool that finds the software component(s) that make your laptop use more power than necessary while it is idle. As of Linux kernel version 2.6.21, the kernel no longer has a fixed 1000Hz timer tick. This will (in theory) give a huge power savings because the CPU stays in low power mode for longer periods of time during system idle.

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It would be nice if you


It would be nice if you could check if things have been posted already. Some time ago I already have posted a topic about PowerTop.
Although the article you are linking surely offers more than I wrote, it would have been sufficient, or even better, to post it as comment there.

Agreed. David23 has been


David23 has been continuously posting blog entries on Nuxified with very brief intros and a full link to articles on his own site. Only reason it hasn't been banned as spam yet is that the entries are actually relevant and the articles are usually fairly good.

He's really bending the rules though. :S

There's been some bad

There's been some bad advice in some of the things he posted.

As for bending the rules, it seems he always votes for himself.

Everything he posts here is also submit to lxer, so I for one wouldn't miss these posts on nuxified (that is I would find them through lxer). If at any time it is decided he's not a real community member but a pagerank parasite cluttering the tracker, I won't complain Sticking out tongue .

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