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Re: [opensuse-kde3] kpowersave is Greyed out as normal user??
On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 11:37, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 04/06/2011 08:55 AM, Larry Stotler wrote:

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 10:43 PM, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>  wrote:

Bummer :(

 How will I know if my laptop battery is about to run out?

Can you do:

cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT#/*

?   Replace # with 0 or 1.

That's how I keep an eye on my battery on my old Thinkpad because it
reports incorrectly, so it tries to shutdown with 50% power so I have
to kill powersaved to keep using it.

I open a small terminal and use watch with the above command.

Thanks Larry,

 That will work in the interim until we get a fix in Trinity. Robert, you
know anything about this in Trinity?

Yes, hence the move to upower upcoming as soon as cmake is done.


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later, Robert Xu
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