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Old 10-12-2004, 10:41 AM   #1
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How to check the remaining battery power in linux

I use Fedora Core1.
But I don't know how to get the information about my remaining battery power.
What tool should I use?
Old 10-12-2004, 11:52 AM   #2
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since you haven't actually given us any hardware info, it's impossible to say precisely. There are several ways. try

cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state
cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/info
Old 10-14-2004, 03:51 AM   #3
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My computer use APM.
But I have another question:
when my computer is charging,the command 'apm' shows me 'AC on-line'.
How do I know the remaining power of my battery.


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