How to check battery status using terminal?
I want to find out whether my laptop is plugged in to AC power or not using the command line. How can I do this?
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Run the following command in a terminal for getting detailed info:
If you just want the state do:
Install acpi, then use
will show the information such as below and will update every 5 seconds.
Question is why would someone do this? Well, I have a laptop with broken LCD screen that I am now using as my bittorrent box.