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Re: ACPI Menagement

On Sat, 12 May 2012 06:31:24 -0500, Selim T. Erdogan wrote:

> Camaleón, 12.05.2012:
>> On Fri, 11 May 2012 22:57:58 +0200, ricccardo wrote:
>> > Furthermore, the battery information displayed by the power applet
>> > sometimes are divergent from the results of the "apci -V". I mean the
>> > battery indicator is red (about 4%) but "apci" says 66%.....
>> I wouldn't worry about that. Should I have to trust one of them I'd go
>> for the GNOME applet :-)
> I would trust the acpi command much more.  My gnome applet has been
> wrong in the past, showing empty/red when it was actually pretty full.
> (I use sid and this behavior changes often.  Right now it seems fine.)

The GNOME applet can also have bugs :-), but as it relies on DeviceKit 
power to get the info and stats (as default, I think you can select a 
different backend) I find it more robust than the raw acpi.



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