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Re: UPS device support



On Saturday 20 June 2009 05:37:11 Steven Stern wrote:
> On 06/19/2009 11:15 PM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> > With previous Fedoras (prior to F11) I had a nice icon with my UPS
> > battery life from gnome-power-manager. This is gone in F11. It doesn't
> > detect my UPS anymore. Is this functionality gone forever or coming back
> > once DeviceKit matures?
> >
> > I don't see any mention of loss of UPS support in the F11 release notes.
>
> Hmmm... Me, too. I hadn't noticed it until your message. I see it on
> lsusb:  Bus 004 Device 003: ID 09ae:2007 Tripp Lite
>
> I've now installed apcupsd and apcupsd-gui.I started the apcupsd service
> and ran application->system tools->apcups monitor.  I hnow have a tray
> applet running.  It does not, however, seem to integrate in any way with
> power management and auto-shutdown when battery is getting low.
>
apcupsd does definitely support auto-shutdown etc., but you have to go through 
a fairly lengthy configuration dialog.

Another possibility is nut.

Anne
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