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I want develop a little software or notification system of status or information battery, because sometimes I forget disconnect my charger and my battery is overloaded. I would like to develop an application that will show me a message in the middle of the screen similar to Windows 8.

I never developed an application to Linux Ubuntu/Mint that is why I like to create something like that and know that you can access functions, hardware or system components.

I hope I have explained and Thanks in advance!

Note: I use linux mint but I think it does not matter because it is based on debian like ubuntu

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You can use whatever language you are most comfortable with for the most part. Perl, Python, C, and C++ come to mind... but there are several other with wrappers for GUI libraries. Reading battery status can be accomplished through kernel filespace interfaces (easy for any language).

Vague answer, I know.

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