If you’re a Linux user and tired of having the Linux side of your dual-boot system suck up more battery power, LessWatts.org might just be the place for you to visit. The site offers a wealth of various tips and tricks for reducing the power requirement of your Linux laptop and desktop systems.
Excerpt of the welcome message:
LessWatts.org is not about marketing, trying to sell you something, or comparing one vendor to another. LessWatts.org is about how you can save real watts, however you use Linux* on your computer or computers.
LessWatts is about creating a community around saving power on Linux, bringing developers, users, and sysadmins together to share software, optimizations, and tips and tricks.
Here are some of the tips, helpfully classified by subsystems:
- Switching off auto association on your Wi-Fi
- Disabling TV, VGA or DVI out
- Enabling SATA Aggressive Link Power Management (ALPM) feature
- Enabling laptop mode
Do you have any power-saving tips that you figured out on your own? Why not share them with us here?