Provided by: powertop_2.5-1ubuntu1_amd64
powertop - a power consumption and power management diagnosis tool.
powertop [ options ]
powertop is a program that helps to diagnose various issues with power consumption and power management. It also has an interactive mode allowing one to experiment with various power management settings. When invoking powertop without arguments powertop starts in interactive mode.
--calibrate runs powertop in calibration mode. When running on battery, powertop can track power consumption as well as system activity. When there are enough measurements, powertop can start to report power estimates. One can get more accurate estimates by using this option to enable a calibration cycle. This will cycle through various display levels and USB device activities and workloads. --csv[=FILENAME] generate a CSV report. If a filename is not specified then the default name "powertop.csv" is used. The CSV report can be used for reporting and data analysis. --debug run in "debug" mode. --extech=devnode use the Extech Power Analyzer for measurements. This allows one to specify the serial device node of the serial to USB adaptor connecting to the Extech Power Analyzer, for example /dev/ttyUSB0. --help show the help message. --html[=FILENAME] generate an HTML report. If a filename is not specified then the default name "powertop.html" is used. The HTML report can be sent to others to help diagnose power issues. --iteration[=iterations] number of times to run each test. --quiet supress stderr output. --time[=seconds] generate a report for a specified number of seconds. --version print version information and exit.
In interactive mode, the following key bindings are available: Tab Show next tab BackTab Show previous tab Right Arrow Scroll to the right Left Arrow Scroll to the left Up Arrow, PageUp Scroll up or select previous item Down Arrow, PageDown Scroll down or select next item Space, Return Activate current item s Set refresh timeout r Refresh window q, Ctrl-C, Escape Exit powertop
Send bug reports to <email@example.com>
The program is more fully described at https://01.org/powertop
powertop was written by Arjan van de Ven <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and is currently maintained by Chris E Ferron <email@example.com>.