tlp man page

tlp — apply laptop power management settings

Synopsis

tlp command [param]

Description

This command allows one to invoke TLP's functions manually and provides extended battery functions for ThinkPads.

Commands

start

Initialize tlp and apply settings according to the actual power source.

bat

Apply settings for battery power source.

true

Same as bat (this command is called when power source changes to battery).

ac

Apply settings for ac power source.

false

Same as ac (this command is called when power source changes to ac).

usb

Enable autosuspend for all usb devices, except blacklisted ones.

bayoff

Turn off optical drive in UltraBay/MediaBay.  The drive may be re-enabled by pulling the eject lever or pushing the media eject button on newer models.

setcharge [START_CHARGE STOP_CHARGE] [BAT0|BAT1] (ThinkPads only)

Set charge thresholds of main (BAT0) or Ultrabay (BAT1) battery temporarily. Values must be between 1 and 100, Stop > Start + 3. Configured thresholds are restored upon next system start. When called without arguments, configured thresholds are set.

fullcharge [BAT0|BAT1] (ThinkPads only)

Set charge thresholds of main (BAT0) or Ultrabay (BAT1) battery to factory preset (96/100) temporarily (causing a full charge). Configured thresholds are restored upon next system start.

chargeonce [BAT0|BAT1] (ThinkPads only)

Charge main (BAT0) or Ultrabay (BAT1) battery to upper charge threshold once (bypassing lower threshold). Configured thresholds are restored upon next system start.

discharge [BAT0|BAT1] (ThinkPads only)

Force complete discharge of main (BAT0) or Ultrabay (BAT1) battery.

recalibrate [BAT0|BAT1] (ThinkPads only)

Battery recalibration: completely discharge main (BAT0) or Ultrabay (BAT1) battery and recharge to 100%.

stat

Same as tlp-stat.

diskid

Show disk ids for configuration.

Files

/etc/default/tlp

System configuration file containing all power management settings.

See Also

tlp-stat(8), bluetooth(1), wifi(1), wwan(1).

Project homepage:

Author

Thomas Koch <linrunner at gmx.net>

Referenced By

bluetooth(1), run-on-ac(1), run-on-bat(1), tlp_selinux(8), tlp-stat(8), wifi(1), wwan(1).

2015-01-03 Power Management