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I've tried the following command

cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/info

And there it is

No such file or directory

acpi outputing this:

Battery 0: Unknown, 100%

Is there another way to check the battery's health?

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gnome-power-statistics ? –  IgnitE Feb 19 '13 at 12:00
Please provide: Ubuntu Version, Desktop Environment, Computer make and model. These will make it easier to help you. –  CoalaWeb Feb 19 '13 at 12:08

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cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1/info


cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1/stat
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