Do you want to know about how to control your CPU speed in Ubuntu??. Many users are affected by their laptop’s battery draining problem. As you know that, when your CPU runs at its full speed, then your battery drains more quickly with proportional to the speed. There are several solutions by which you can increase your battery life like turning off your Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth, minimize the brightness of your screen and many more. But if you don’t want to change all this option, then you can easily control your processor speed by using Indicator Applet.
Indicator Applet is a software which is used to control processor speed according to your need. Just have a glance at this article to know about how to control your CPU speed using Indicator Applet in Ubuntu 14.04
Steps to control your CPU speed using indicator applet:
Step 1: First open your terminal by using “Ctrl+ALT+T” key combination and then type: “sudo apt-add-repository ppa:artfwo/ppa”, press enter.
Step 2: You’ll be prompted to provide your Ubuntu password for authentication, just type your password and then press enter.
Step 3: Again, you’ll be asked to press [Enter] for further installation. Just hit the enter button and wait for a while.
Step 4: After that, type: “sudo apt-get install indicator-cpufreq” in order to install the indicator applet.
Step 5: Just press “Y”, when prompted “Do you want to continue”.
Step 6: Now, use “ALT +F2” to open Run command and then type “indicator-cpufreq”. You will see indicator-cpufreq icon, just click on that to open.
Step 7: Finally you may see an indicator applet icon at the top right corner of your screen, as marked in the image below. By using this applet, you can easily control your processor frequency as you want.That’s all friends. Keep reading.