tlp-stat - Man Page

view power saving status

Examples (TL;DR)


tlp-stat [options] [-- CONFIG_PARAM=value ... ]


View configuration, system information, kernel power saving settings and battery data. Invocation without options shows all information categories.


-b,  --battery

View battery data. Add -v to see battery voltages (if available).

-c,  --config

View active configuration.


View the difference between defaults and user configuration.

-d,  --disk

View disk device information.

-e,  --pcie

View PCIe device information. Add -v to see device runtime status.

-g,  --graphics

View graphics card information.

-p,  --processor

View processor information. For clarity the standard output shows only cpu0. Add -v to see all.

-r,  --rfkill

View radio device states.

-s,  --system

View system information.

-t,  --temp

View temperatures and fan speed.

-u,  --usb

View USB device information. Add -v to see device runtime status.

-v,  --verbose

Show more information in battery, PCIe, processor and USB categories.

Diagnostics and debugging:

-P,  --pev

Monitor power supply udev events.


View power supply diagnostics.

-T,  --trace

View trace output.


Check if udev rules for power source changes and connecting USB devices are active.

-w,  --warn

View warnings about SATA disks.

-- CONFIG_PARAM=value ...

Add configuration parameters to temporarily overwrite the system configuration (for this program invocation only).



System-wide user configuration file, uncomment parameters here to override default settings and customization files below.


System-wide drop-in customization files, overriding defaults below.


Intrinsic default settings. DO NOT EDIT this file, instead use one of the above alternatives.


Effective settings consolidated from all above files. DO NOT CHANGE this file, it is for reference only and regenerated on every invocation of TLP.


Obsolete system-wide configuration file. DO NOT USE this file, it is evaluated as fallback only when /etc/tlp.conf is non-existent.

See Also



(c) 2022 Thomas Koch <linrunner at>

Referenced By


2021-09-21 TLP 1.5.0 Power Management