Re: Sony Vaio battery indicator
I have a Sony Vaio FX-103 running Agnula DeMudi (which I am reliably
informed is a snapshot of Sarge) and I'd like to be able to monitor
the battery level of both the batteries in the laptop.
On XP (yes, I have it dual booting, because I cannot tear myself away
from windows just yet) Sony provide a couple of programs to read the
battery levels, because windows cannot do it natively. I am assuming
that the Vaio's read battery levels in a different way to other
laptops because of this.
However, does anyone know if such a program exists in linux so I can
/proc/acpi/battery/BAT?/state offers information about this, but there
are various applets in KDE, gnome and other desktop/window managers that
handle this task.
gkrellm has a plugin that does this also...
I don't know if/think that sony has really some special way of dealing
And by the way, google before you ask.
Thanks in advance for your help.