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Old 10-15-2003, 11:16 PM   #1
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Talking Detecting battery life on my laptop


I am a noob using Linux. I just recently installed redhat 9.0 on my acer travelmate 800LCi, and I wanted to find out how much battery life was left before I would have to recharge it. I didn't no where to start looking. Basically I want a battery status page, I guess thats what you would call it.

Can someone help please.

Thank you!

(EDIT) Wow im an idiot, i found the little button I can add at the bottom in the toolbar, sorry for this thread, couldnt find the delete thread button

Last edited by ShakeNBake; 10-15-2003 at 11:21 PM.
Old 10-15-2003, 11:57 PM   #2
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I got the same notebook.

Right click on the bar at the bottom of the screen, then Add To Panel --> Utility --> Battery Charge Monitor, and it displays the charge.


EDIT: I'm an idiot too, I didn't read all your post. Sorry.


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