This tool is a part of the CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor Applet for the MATE Panel. It can be called from the command line when installed. mate-cpufreq-selector is used to adjust the CPU Frequency settings if the system supports scaling.
This manual page briefly documents the mate-cpufreq-selector command.
- -c NUMBER, --cpu=NUMBER
Specify the CPU Number to adjust settings for. If no CPU is specified, CPU0 is assumed.
- -g GOVERNOR, --governor=GOVERNOR
Specify a valid CPU Governor to use. (ie. conservative, ondemand, performance, powersave)
- -f FREQ, --frequency=FREQ
Specify a CPU Frequency to set in KHz.
- -?, -h, --help
Print standard command line options.
mate-cpufreq-selector --cpu=1 -g powersave
Set scaling Governor "Powersave" on CPU1
mate-cpufreq-selector -f 1200
Set max CPU Frequency to 1200KHz (1.2GHz) on CPU0
Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at
This Man Page has been written for the MATE Desktop Environment by
Adam Erdman <email@example.com> (2014)
cpufreq-selector was originally written for gnome-applets by
Carlos García Campos <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2004)