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CPU Governor

This is a screenlet for GNOME and XFCE desktop environments. The screenlet is designed to be a graphical frontend for the command line tools cpufreq.

Features

  • Display current status (cpufreq governor, CPU speed).
  • Change the cpufreq governor.
  • Change limits for CPU speed.

Known Bugs and TODO

TODO

  • Automatic switching of the governor when plugging in or out of the power supply.
  • Reshape code to a nicer form.

Bugs

  • Sometimes the cpufreq governor is changed without user request.
  • Calling cpufreq does not work using "subprocess.Popen"; instead the older "os.popen" had to be used.

Screenshots

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Be careful, this screenlet is still a alpha version. Use on your own risk., when you download it.