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    PowerTOP Alternatives

    PowerTOP is described as 'Linux tool to diagnose issues with power consumption and power management' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to PowerTOP for Linux, Mac, Windows and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Process Explorer, which is free. Other great apps like PowerTOP are TLP – Linux Advanced Power Management, Activity Monitor, Auto-CPUFreq and Jupiter Applet.

    PowerTOP is mainly a Process Monitoring Tool but alternatives to it may also be Process Management Tools or System Information Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of PowerTOP.
    This page was last updated Mar 13, 2022
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    PowerTOP is a Linux tool to diagnose issues with power consumption and power management.
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    1. Process Explorer shows you information about which handles and DLLs processes have opened or loaded. The display consists of two sub-windows.
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      powertop is not just a task manager it improves and optimizes your hardware settings to reduce energy consumption.
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    2. TLP brings you the benefits of advanced power management for Linux without the need to understand every technical detail. TLP comes with a default configuration already optimized for battery life, so you may just install and forget it.
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    3. Activity Monitor displays information about all the processes running on your Mac, including CPU, disk, memory, and network usage. You can see exactly how your computer’s resources are being used via a searchable table, helpful graphs, or even directly in the Dock icon.
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      An automatic CPU speed & power optimizer for Linux.
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      Jupiter is a light weight power and hardware control applet for Linux. It is designed to improve battery life of a portable Linux computer by integrating with the operating system and changing parameters of the computer based on battery or powered connection.
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      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.freedesktop.UPower service via the system message bus.
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      cbatticon is a lightweight GTK+ system tray application which tells you the state of your battery. If your battery reaches a certain point, it will pop up a message using libnotify.
    4. Processor Hardware Control is a project to allow CPU voltage/frequency changing from userspace.
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      Laptop Mode Tools is a package of userspace scripts for Linux kernel "laptop mode".
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      Faronics Power Save is an effective and reliable energy conservation tool that accurately manages energy consumption throughout ain a multiple workstation environment and significantly cuts down on energy expenditures.
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