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I have a APC 350, and I'd like to use it with Ubuntu 11.10.

Functionality I'd like:

  • Show in the GNOME battery indicator how much time is left on the UPS, like this:

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  • Have options for how longer after it goes on battery power until it shuts down.

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(Images via here, and here)

Is this possible, and if so, what software do I need to install?

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Using the usb cable that comes with your ups and simply connecting it to the usb port the battery icon shows up.

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Odd, I never noticed that. what about configuration of it? – James Nov 16 '11 at 0:21
haven't seen any type of config it only gives statistics and time to full time to empty a lot of ups info. – Engels Peralta Nov 16 '11 at 0:27

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