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Some hints on how to save some power on linux, in my case arch on a samsung series 7 ultra

Tools

useful tools for tracking the power consumption

powertop

TLP

Advanced power management tool for Linux.

The default configuration coming with the installation is absolutely fine.

Article and Blog-posts

Samsung series 9 and opensuse

Nice blogpost with a lot of hints that were helpful when getting arch running on my series 7 ultra. http://blog.jospoortvliet.com/2012/09/linux-and-samsung-series-9-np900x3c.html

battery life of intel linux notebooks

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=intel_i915_power&num=1

power saving on Arch

That was also quite helpful for general understanding: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Power_saving

key mappings

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