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Battery Powered Linux Mini-HOWTO

Hanno Mueller,

v, 21 December 1997

This document describes how to reduce a Linux system's power consumption by tweaking some of its configuration settings. This will be helpful for everyone who runs Linux on a portable computer system. There is also some general information about how to take care of your battery. If you are using Linux on a desktop system, you probably don't need to read all this.

1. Introduction

2. General information

3. Advanced Power Management

4. Changing some general system settings

5. Appendix

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