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Powertop is a great app for helping with low battery issues. I had this suggest to me in #fedora and I installed it on my machine. After fixing what it said was bad I am getting around an extra 1-1.5 hours on my battery. I cant post links because of my karma but if you google powertop its the first thing that comes up.

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Powertop is a great app for helping with low battery issues. I had this suggest to me in #fedora and I installed it on my machine. After fixing what it said was bad I am getting around an extra 1-1.5 hours on my battery. I cant post links because of my karma but if you google powertop its the first thing that comes up.

It's best for troubleshooting/pinpointing a module that drains your power AND it's very easy to use.

In terminal go
su -c 'yum install powertop
su -c 'powertop
Right away you see processes sorted by power usage (wakes translate to power usage) and you have the ones to blame.
If I were you I would switch to the Tunables tab (using Tab key) without further troubleshooting and enabled all of 'bad'-marked modules using the ENTER key. Open another Terminal window and launch sensors to see the temperatures and fan RPM.

https://ask.fedoraproject.org/question/9478/how-to-easily-check-temperatures-and-fan-speeds/

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Powertop is a great app for helping with low battery issues. I had this suggest to me in #fedora and I installed it on my machine. After fixing what it said was bad I am getting around an extra 1-1.5 hours on my battery. I cant post links because of my karma but if you google powertop its the first thing that comes up.

It's best for troubleshooting/pinpointing a module that drains your power AND it's very easy to use.

In terminal go
su -c 'yum install powertoppowertop'
su -c 'powertop'powertop'
Right away you see processes sorted by power usage (wakes translate to power usage) and you have the ones to blame.
If I were you I would switch to the Tunables tab (using Tab key) without further troubleshooting and enabled all of 'bad'-marked modules using the ENTER key. Open another Terminal window and launch sensors to see the temperatures and fan RPM.

https://ask.fedoraproject.org/question/9478/how-to-easily-check-temperatures-and-fan-speeds/