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openSUSE 11.1 Reference Guide
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8.1 Tracking the Current State

For a quick check of how your system is doing and which power management measures have been taken, left-click the KPowersave panel icon.

Figure 8-1 Tracking the Current Power Management State

Apart from telling you at which speed your CPU or CPUs are running, KPowersave provides detailed information on the power saving mode your system is in:

Current Scheme

Power management settings can be tied in to certain requirements your system needs to meet. This is done by assigning schemes.

Set brightness supported

Some hardware supports the dimming of your monitor's brightness as a means to save power.

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