Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 18 April 2014
mate-cpufreq-selector - A generic command line tool to change the cpu frequency.
This tool is a part of the CPU Frequency Scaling Monitor Applet for the MATE Panel. It can be called from the command line when installed. mate-cpufreq-selector
is used to adjust the CPU Frequency settings if the system supports scaling.
This manual page briefly documents the mate-cpufreq-selector command.
- -c NUMBER, --cpu=NUMBER
Specify the CPU Number to adjust settings for. If no CPU is specified, CPU0 is assumed.
- -g GOVERNOR, --governor=GOVERNOR
Specify a valid CPU Governor to use. (ie. conservative, ondemand, performance, powersave)
- -f FREQ, --frequency=FREQ
Specify a CPU Frequency to set in KHz.
- -?, -h, --help
Print standard command line options.
mate-cpufreq-selector --cpu=1 -g powersave
Set scaling Governor "Powersave" on CPU1
mate-cpufreq-selector -f 1200
Set max CPU Frequency to 1200KHz (1.2GHz) on CPU0
Should you encounter any bugs, they may be reported at:
This Man Page has been written for the MATE Desktop Environment by:
Adam Erdman <email@example.com
cpufreq-selector was originally written for gnome-applets by:
Carlos García Campos <firstname.lastname@example.org