Usage

Start

After installation TLP will start automatically on boot. To avoid having to restart the system the first time, you can start it manually by using the command:

sudo tlp start

Note

Also use this command to apply changes after editing the configuration.

Status

Use the following command to check that TLP is enabled and active:

tlp-stat -s

Check the output for

+++ System Status
State = enabled
Last Run = <Time of system start or last change of power source>

Important

TLP does not include a daemon and there is no tlp process showing up in the output of ps.

Version

The command

tlp-stat -s

states the program version installed in the first output line:

--- TLP 1.3.1 --------------------------------------------

Commands

The following sections describe TLP’s set of shell commands:

Note

  • All commands shown with a preceding sudo may as well be executed without sudo in a root shell
  • For even more details refer to the command’s manpage: man <command>