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Old 10-26-2009, 10:30 PM   #1
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how to install gnome power manager in ubuntu server 9.04 under lxde desktop

im studying PHP and MySQL so i installed ubuntu 9.04 server in my laptop and installed lxde as desktop, xinit, firefox. upon booting i can see that the kernel is detecting power source(im using battery not AC), it says "On battery power so skipping fsck check".everything went fine but i cant see or lxde desktop doesnt have battery icon. i googled it and found gnome power manager but i dont know how to install it under apt. i mean the package name. i.e sudo apt-get install <name-of-package>?.
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first run sudo apt-get update to update the repository.

Then run sudo apt-get gnome-power-manager.
Old 10-27-2009, 08:39 PM   #3
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Thumbs up it worked!

sudo apt-get gnome-power-manager is definitely the answer. battery icon now appears in bottom left of the screen. thanks


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