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Old 11-08-2009, 03:33 PM   #1
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Question GNOME Battery Applet Reading Incorrectly

I've just installed the new Ubuntu 9.10 Netbook remix. It seems to be working fine so far except for the GNOME battery applet. When the AC-adaptor is unplugged it just constantly reads 100%. However, when I plug the AC-adaptor in, it can tell me that my battery is charging and the percentage that is charged. My netbook is an Acer Aspire One A150 model.
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Old 11-08-2009, 05:43 PM   #2
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Well, I just installed the "kpowermanager" of the Synaptic Package manager and now the GNOME applet seems to be working fine even without KPowerManager running :S
Old 11-11-2009, 09:26 PM   #3
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Yeah the battery monitor gets a bit weird from time to time on me too. I don't know exactly what the problem is, and most of the time it happened with 64bit kernels that would loose time too. I always double check to see if the battry low light is flashing on the system when the GUI monitor shows it low. It works 80% of the time


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