openSUSE

Scope:

  • Officially supported openSUSE Leap releases and Tumbleweed

Note

Execute the commands below in a root shell.

Package Installation

Packages are available from the official repositories:

Install them either with your favorite package manager or the command:

zypper install tlp tlp-rdw

ThinkPads only

Depending on your model and kernel version external kernel module(s) are required to provide battery charge thresholds and recalibration.

The output of tlp-stat -b (version 1.2.2 or higher recommended) will guide you which package to install:

  • acpi_call – optional – External kernel module providing battery charge thresholds and recalibration for newer ThinkPads (X220/T420 and later) - Download acpi_call
  • tp_smapi_kmp – optional – External kernel module providing battery charge thresholds, recalibration and specific tlp-stat -b output for older ThinkPads - Download tp-smapi

See also