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Thread: Using PowerTOP 2.6 Saves Power, Extends Battery Life On Ubuntu 14.04

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    a bit off-topic, but does anyone know how to keep the parameters modified by powertop between reboots ? I don't reboot that frequently (I'm on Manjaro), but I would have to get powertop automatically set the settings I want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AnAkIn View Post
    It might be a bad idea to enable some of the settings. On my laptop:
    - Intel HDA powersave causes an annoying "clicking" sound from speakers
    - USB powersave causes my mouse to stop working every 30 seconds
    Also powertop recommends enabling powersaving for my wifi card, but doing so makes the connection unstable and spams the system log with errors.

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