Battery Saving Tool TLP 1.3.0 Released [How to Install]

TLP 1.3.0 was released today after four beta releases. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

TLP is an advanced power management tool for Linux. Comes with default settings optimized for battery life so you can install and forget it. Nevertheless, TLPs can be highly customized to meet specific requirements.

TLP 1.3.0 features:

    New configuration scheme:

    • / etc / default / tlp is replaced as follows /etc/tlp.conf
    • The settings are read in the following order: built-in default, /etc/tlp.d/*. conf, /etc/tlp.conf
  • replace tlp-sleep.service /lib/systemd/system-sleep/tlp
  • Many other improvements include: Release notes For more information.

    How to install TLP 1.3.0 on Ubuntu:

    Software includes Official PPA Repository containing new packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04.

    1.) Open a terminal from the application launcher or by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard. Once opened, execute the command to add the PPA.

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp

    Enter your user password when prompted (without asterisk feedback) and press Enter to continue.

    Battery Saving Tool TLP 1.3.0 Released [How to Install]

    2.) If you already have an older version installed, open Software Updater to upgrade the package.

    Battery Saving Tool TLP 1.3.0 Released [How to Install]

    This will upgrade TLP from the beta release to the latest stable release.

    Or execute the command in terminal:

    sudo apt update && sudo apt install tlp

    Battery Saving Tool TLP 1.3.0 Released [How to Install]

    Uninstall:

    You can also run commands in the terminal to purge the PPA and downgrade the TLP to a stable version available in the Ubuntu main repository.

    sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:linrunner/tlp

    To completely remove the TLP power management tool, run the following command:

    sudo apt remove tlp tlp-rdw
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