TLP - Optimize Linux Laptop Battery Life

TLP is a feature-rich command line utility for Linux, saving laptop battery power without the need to delve deeper into technical details.

TLP’s default settings are already optimized for battery life and implement Powertop’s recommendations out of the box. So you may just install and forget it.

Nevertheless TLP is highly customizable to meet your specific requirements.

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Welcome to TLP’s Documentation Site

The restructured site improves readability and facilitates access through a navigation sidebar. Can’t find something right away? Try the search field in the navbar.


As a new user read Introduction to learn about your benefits, then proceed with Installation and Usage. If desired, Settings will teach you how to customize the configuration. Want to find out how to get even more out of it? Check the Optimizing Guide. Last but not least discover new features in the Changelog.


If problems occur during use, you may want to check Frequently Asked Questions, Support and the Troubleshooting Guide.


If you want to help, check out Contribute. Do you like to provide TLP packages for your distribution? Enter Developers.