Jupiter



About

Jupiter is a light weight power and hardware control applet for Linux.  It is designed to improve battery life of a portable Linux computer by integrating with the operating system and changing parameters of the computer based on battery or powered connection.

Additionally, Jupiter provides quick access to some of the commonly needed hardware controls like screen output and resolution, WIFI, and bluetooth.

If you use Linux on a portable computer, let Jupiter take the effort out of going mobile.

Features
  • Automatically adjusts CPU mode for AC or battery
  • Automatically tunes the kernel for AC or battery
  • Automatically tunes hardware for AC or battery
  • Supports Asus Super Hybrid Engine (SHE)
  • Remembers and applies last selected configuration
  • Fast and efficient, low resource utilization
  • Easily Customizable

News

Sep 30, 2012
Jupiter version 0.1.7 adds suspend / resume support, WIFI power management, and bug fixes!

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Aug 07, 2012
Jupiter version 0.1.4 features support for setting the primary display and multiple bug fixes!

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Mar 12, 2012
Jupiter version 0.1.2 features a new Python based Applet and multiple bug fixes!

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Jan 16, 2012
Jupiter version 0.0.53 is now available.  This version fixes multiple small bugs.

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Dec 31, 2011
Jupiter version 0.0.52 is now available.  This version fixes a small bug that can cause zombie processes.

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Oct 09, 2011
Jupiter version 0.0.51 is now available.  This version fixes a small bug with some newer laptops, and adds support for OSS ATI power management.

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Apr 14, 2011
Jupiter version 0.0.50 and Jupiter Support Eee 0.0.13 are now released!  This version updates power saving tweaks for newer kernel revisions, and fixes the restore mode on boot function.

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Jan 29, 2011
Jupiter version 0.0.49 is now released!  This version fixes a bug in the SATA Link power management switch.

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January 22, 2011
Jupiter now has a website!  Jupiter users now have a place to land for the latest and greatest news and information about Jupiter.

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Jupiter 0.0.48 released. This update corrects multiple issues with WIFI and Bluetooth toggles, and updates the about page with new website link.

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December 12, 2010
Jupiter version 0.0.46 is now released!  New with version 0.0.46 is support for device power management, SATA Link power management, and USB Autosuspend!

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November 18, 2010
I would like to announce the availability of Jupiter version 0.0.45.

This version changes the default output device mode to "Clone" resolving an issue with some systems where Jupiter miss detects the primary output device.

Additionally, a bug is corrected that forces certain models of computers into power saver mode on startup.

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