Open Source Faronics Power Save Alternatives

    Faronics Power Save is described as 'effective and reliable energy conservation tool that accurately manages energy consumption throughout ain a multiple workstation environment and'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Faronics Power Save for various platforms. The most liked alternative is PowerTOP, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Faronics Power Save are Jupiter Applet (Free, Open Source), cbatticon (Free, Open Source), upower (Free, Open Source) and Processor Hardware Control for Linux (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 17, 2016

    • PowerTOP is a Linux tool to diagnose issues with power consumption and power management.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Jupiter is a light weight power and hardware control applet for Linux.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux


    • cbatticon is a lightweight GTK+ system tray application which tells you the state of your battery.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • UPower is an abstraction for enumerating power devices, listening to device events and querying history and statistics. Any application or service on the system can access the org.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Processor Hardware Control is a project to allow CPU voltage/frequency changing from userspace.Some hints- for Ubuntu and Gentoo users:...
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
    • Laptop Mode Tools is a package of userspace scripts for Linux kernel "laptop mode".
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux