Software to control Power unsing on laptop with Linux Mint

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Software to control Power unsing on laptop with Linux Mint

Postby DMR on Mon Jun 08, 2009 4:22 pm

Hi people!

I recently started using linux Linux Mint 6.I installed this on my laptop but now it always work's in maximum, fans in maximu speed and processor frequency in maximum too .. I would like to no if these is a software to "relax" or something to mange the power using of my laptop, because given his age (4-5 years) he suffers a lot of overheating and the battery does not last long.

My laptop:
P4 3.33
1gb-ram
ATI-9800

thank's for any help you can give
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Re: Software to control Power unsing on laptop with Linux Mint

Postby kei84 on Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:02 pm

Type "top" (without the quotes) in you terminal and see which application is using too much ram or memory.
Then try closing or removing the application and see if things get better.
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