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Can I change CPU governor?

When I run the command: cpupower frequency-info --governors I get the following message: this output available cpufreq governors: performance powersave I want to change it to 'ondemand'. How can ...
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CPU governor changes automatically to “performance” under load

I have a Lenovo T570 with Xubuntu 18.04 LTS. My current issue is that my cpu speed stepping is kind of going nuts and does what ever it thinks its best. Sample: when I run my IDE and cpu load ...
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CPU Frequency Scaling Not Working in 18.04

I have an interesting problem on the following computer, in that the CPU is stuck at 800 MHz as reported by lscpu, cpufreq-info, and cpupower. System: AMD Athlon 5350 APU (2.05 GHz Quad Core) ...
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Intel pstate and clock speed

I've got three servers all doing different thing with what I would like to think are the same settings. But we all know how that goes. First, a Dell R640 with dual Xeon Platinum 8168's. It's running ...
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What's stopping my CPU from scaling down? [closed]

My CPU scales from 800MHz to 4.8GHz, obviously in a vastly different power envelope. I have an applet that tells me what speed it's running at on my panel and today I've noticed that it's running ...
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CPU frequency too high even with 'powersave' governor

Recently I noticed my CPU sits most of the time at high frequencies, even with very little load. It is an i5-7300HQ processor which should use frequencies between 800 MHz and 2.5 GHz (3.5 GHz with ...
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CPUFreq: Only 'ondemand' and 'powersave' governors work when laptop's running on battery

So I'd like to be able to use my laptop however I want while it's discharging. Problem is, my Acer Aspire 5 has two AMD GPUs: AMD R7 M440, which is my integrated gpu and RX540, the dedicated gpu. When ...
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Set CPU governor to performance in 18.04

I'm trying to set the CPU governor to performance in 18.04, the problem is that it never survives reboots. I've tried following these steps in an answer to this question How to set "Performance&...
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Serious CPU Scaling screw up that I need help solving ( underclocked and cant go back)

I've been searching this everywhere and I couldn't solve it yet so im praying (almost literally) that some1 can fix this. I wanted to underclock my laptop for more Battery life, so I searched and ...
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Cool and Quiet! does not work under Ubuntu Server 16.04

I've installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 on an Athlon 5050e with an Asus M2N68-VM MB. Everything works fine and fast with my Avant SSD, but the energy consumtion is about 60 -80 Watt, which is quite a lot! ...
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What else I can do for maximum power saving on my HP Pavillion 15 laptop? See the TLP-stat

--- TLP 0.8 -------------------------------------------- +++ Configured Settings: /etc/default/tlp TLP_ENABLE=1 TLP_DEFAULT_MODE=AC DISK_IDLE_SECS_ON_AC=0 DISK_IDLE_SECS_ON_BAT=2 ...
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how to make cpugovernor intel_pstate stable?

I am trying to set to a specific frequency in cpu governor. However, I am not being able to do so. My processor is 12*Intel(R) Xeon (R) CPU E5-2620 v3 @2.40 GHz With intel_pstate driver it gives ...
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Enable intel p_state Ubuntu 15.04

How to enable Intel_pstate in Ubuntu 15.04?
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How to set governors for Intel to work as old good ondemand?

I used to work on my laptop on ondemand governor, which was switching CPU frequency depending on CPU usage. It worked quite nice for years and had three very important advantages: low hardware ...
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After upgrading my CPU cpufrequtils does not work

After upgrading my CPU (nothing else changed on my system) I can't change the governor of my CPU. I tried reinstalling cpufrequtils, but got the following error: Setting up cpufrequtils (008-1) ... ...
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Disable “ondemand” CPU scaling daemon

I have a server that, as of the upgrade to 10.04, is now running the "ondemand" CPU scaling daemon. Why would it automatically install this? I don't want my server saving power at the expense of ...