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Tweak – Improve Laptop battery life and reduce Overheating

Overheating of laptops is a common issue, not only in Ubuntu but in any operating systems and it also affects the battery life span. Until Ubuntu 12.10, Jupiter was the best tool to reduce overheating, but since its development has stopped, the next available alternatives are TLP & CPUFREQ. TLP is a power management tool for Linux that allows your laptop save battery life with the appropriate settings. TLP comes with a default configuration already optimized for battery life Install TLP in Ubuntu, Linux Mint sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linrunner/tlp