wmcputhrottle is a dockapp that controls CPU throttle based on acpi /proc filesystem.
Use it to save your laptop battery
Developed and tested only in a DELL INSPIRON 1100 runnind Fedora Core 2
1) % tar -zxvf wmcputhrottle-0.9.tar.gz
2) % cd wmcputhrottle/wmcputhrottle
3) % make
4) become root. "su"
5) % make install
6) % wmcputhrottle -h (follow instructions)