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My application running on a laptop-like device is controlling battery status on its own but when laptop battery is critically low Gnome Power Management message box appears:

low battery warning

As my GUI style is totally different I would like to permanently disable / uninstall this Gnome feature. How to achieve this ?


I am on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

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The package that handles the indicator is indicator-power. Please report back if that's the one that also stops the popup and I'll make it into an answer if it does ;) – Rinzwind Jan 26 '12 at 9:12
@Rinzwind Is this package also present in Lucid ? I couldn't find it. – tommyk Jan 26 '12 at 10:57
Nope but since you did not specify what Ubuntu I always use the latest ;) For Lucid follow Gaurav_Java's method! – Rinzwind Jan 26 '12 at 11:18

I was able to fix this by opening gconf-editor, and setting the key /apps/gnome-power-manager/notify/low_capacity to false

if u don't have gconf-editor then install it

sudo apt-get install gconf-editor
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