Save power on Linux based system link Linux Mint and Ubuntu


Kernel 3.2 to 2.6 has a bug in linux Mint thus causing laptops to be frying and battery is drastically affected.
It is a pcie bus issue that is running at throttle power.

Advanced power management comes to our rescue.

Follow the below steps
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Change grub file

sudo vi /etc/default/grub

Change - This line

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"

to

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash pcie_aspm=force intel_pstate=enable"

Save and close the file

Then sudo update-grub

Reboot the machine to see if the problem is solved.
If not then apply this

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash pcie_aspm=force i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 i915.i915_enable_fbc=1 i915.lvds_downclock=1 intel_pstate=enable"

Now save file

sudo update-grub

Reboot and Enjoy a cooler machine