A UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) provides emergency battery backup when mains power fails.

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Ubuntu server detecting electricity outage?

I am in the planning stage for setting up my server and have some doubts. Firstly my network is something like this: One parent PC connected to the internet and 3 other child PCs which are not ...
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Execute script before UPS is empty

I need to generate a SMS / Email alert when the server´s UPS is finishing its charge. We have a car battery connected to the motherboard that works as a UPS ...
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Does Ubuntu support UPS out of the box?

I have UPS that used to work fine on windows before (had some software installed though) and now is just connected to the PC without installing anything. Well, the moment the electricity goes out the ...
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nut (UPS) and SSL certificates

Today I installed nut on my Ubuntu server (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). $ uname -a Linux boson 3.13.0-24-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 23:30:00 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The UPS is connected ...
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use NUT 2.7.1 in Ubuntu server 12.04 [closed]

I have questions in regards to using a different version of NUT than what is available through apt-get for Ubuntu server 12.04. The version of NUT that is available in Ubuntu server 12.04 is 2.6.3. ...
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USB ups driver determination

Hy, i have POWERBANK ELECTRONIC UPS model: NV-1000 USB http://powerbank.com.tw/products.php?cat=64&lang=en It comes with RedHat driver UPSmart-S-1.1-Aug07.02.i386.rpm but no Ubuntu/Debian ...
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What is implied by these UPS related messages?

I am using ubuntu12.04 and have apc ups connected through usb. I have apcupsd (3.14.10) installed. Recently I have started getting messages on terminal like these: Broadcast Message from ...
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How to shut down cleanly on signal from UPS?

Sp, our little Ubuntu server already killed a hard drive from a sudden power failure when the IPS wenr dead. The UPS sends a network signal to the LAN, but i don't know how to get Ubuntu to recognize ...
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UPS beeping on mouse scroll or other events

I have this hardware problem, my UPS battery beeps a lot when using Ubuntu (not so much on windows), so I am thinking that it may be a interrupt problem or a power surge of some sort. The strange ...
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Getting an error when trying to install NUT

Im trying to install nut on a headless machine with ubuntu server 12.04 and I keep geeting this error: $ sudo apt-get install nut Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Setting up UPS monitoring

I have acquired a second hand Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) that I have refurbished (new battery) and hope to use with my Ubuntu 12.10 system. It's a SOLA 330 with serial out. I have installed NUT ...
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How to disable automatic shutdown on UPS battery?

I have a UPS which is configured with Apcupsd. It shows all the stats correctly. The problem is that when I switch to battery mode, something sends a shutdown signal to the PC. My guess is that it ...
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Adding Liebert UPS (Uninterrupted power supply) psi Range

I have an Liebert PowerSure PSI Line-Interactive UPS, 1000VA and using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I've used it on windows and it came up as and Notebooks battery. Is there support for these type of devices? ...
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How do I configure a APC Back-UPS XS 1300 with apcupsd?

How do I configure apcupsd to work with a Back-UPS XS 1300?
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Trouble starting Network UPS Tools with a Eaton 3S UPS

Running an Ubuntu Server on a Eaton 3S 700VA UPS. The Eaton's USB connection goes into my Ubuntu Server. I'm trying to use NUT to manage the UPS. After sudo su'ing cat /etc/nut/ups.conf: [eaton] ...
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How to use a Eaton 3S 700VA UPS with Ubuntu Server?

I have an Eaton 3S 700VA UPS connected to my modem, QNAP TS-412 and an Ubuntu Server. The Eaton's USB connection goes into my Ubuntu Server. I was wondering what software is the best for managing ...
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How to control UPS via nut rather than gnome-power-manager?

I am trying to control my CyberPower 625VA UPS. From what I hear, this is best done via nut, rather than via the gnome-power-manager. See e.g. Monitoring a UPS with nut on Debian or Ubuntu Linux | ...
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How to check needed power supply for my PC? [closed]

I want to buy UPS, but don't know parameters. How i can check my hardware for it?
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How can I use my APC UPS with Ubuntu?

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: Have options for how ...
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UPS recommendations for a desktop computer

My question is related to UPS Compatibility with Ubuntu Server , but might be different. I am currently running the desktop version of Ubuntu 11.10 on my desktop computer. I run it continuously as I ...
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Access and control of UPS

How is UPS monitoring started? I have Network UPS Tools (NUT) core system loaded on ubuntu 11.04 (client), but can find no application to run from the system menus. The software center description ...
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UPS Compatibility with Ubuntu Server

I'm looking into getting battery backup unit to protect my Ubuntu server. How can I find out if it is compatible with Ubuntu (11.04)? Ideally I'd like to be able to tell the server when there is a ...
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How to prevent battery from charging while on UPS

I'm running on UPS power and would like to prevent the laptop's battery from charging, to increase the amount of power available to other devices. Is there a way to do this? update The machine is a ...