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Sep
6
comment How to prevent screen locking when lid is closed?
Hey, I'm having the same issue on Ubuntu 14.04 but apparently there is no /etc/acpi/lid.sh file. Is it the same for you? do you have another solution?
Sep
5
revised How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
Providing a slightly modified version of the script
Sep
3
comment How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
I did, didn't work. But it's okay, I didn't want it to lock the screen anyway (I wanted it to take the front and prevent access to other windows, kind of like what happens in a browser when it's stuck. Don't know if it's possible, but for now it works well without it).
Sep
3
comment How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
The lock-screen thing doesn't work, but I'm okay with that. The notification is pretty noticeable and I manage to keep my bat at range. Thanks a lot, I think you should suggest this script as a permanent addition to the official power management tool.
Sep
2
comment How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
Well, I don't want it to block until AC is plugged or unplugged, I want it to block the screen until I acknowledge it. Not quite the same thing. But I guess it's good enough the way it is, thanks.
Sep
2
comment How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
BTW I want to launch a blocking dialog from the script (a dialog that will block me from doing anything until I acknowledge it). Can you show how to do that?
Sep
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comment How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
Thanks a lot. This is exactly what I am looking for :) I'd like to replace the notification with a blocking dialog though, I mean one of those dialogs that will set a dark overlay over the entire screen and not let you do anything until you acknowledge it. Can you show me how to do that?
Sep
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accepted How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
Sep
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comment How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
Thanks, this is more or less what I was looking for.
Sep
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Sep
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comment How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
No, unfortunately it only applies to IBM thinkpads. Besides, I didn't ask about a power management tool, I asked about how to program an alert. Don't assume you know better than me what's good for me.
Sep
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asked How to write a script to “listen” to battery status and alert me when it's above 60% or below 40%?
May
23
comment Ubuntu VM's Already Made
You know, the difference between market-dominating projects like the Linux kernel, MS Windows and others to niche projects like most Linux distros (Ubuntu included, sadly) is that they don't tell users what they need, they ask users what they want.
Apr
6
comment Problem downloading or installing anything from Software Center
The asker said he has 10.04 Lucid Linx which is an LTS edition, and still in support until the end of this month AFAIK.
Apr
6
comment Booting does not work
What did you try to do? Did you try 'up' and 'down' keys or 'enter' and it didn't work?
Apr
6
comment Mouse clicks ignored by applications on 12.10 new install
It sounds like a driver problem. I'm not a driver pro, but here's an MS wireless mouse installation guid, I hope it will help you.
Apr
6
comment Can I choose the position of a partition while installing Ubuntu as a dual boot with Windows?
Don't know about 13.04, but if all else fails, I guess you can partition your HD using GParted, leave a non-partitioned space where you want 13.04 to be, and then use the free space option on the installer. Unless something is really different with 13.04.
Apr
6
answered Using Windows 7 to access files on a Ubuntu PC
Apr
6
comment C and D 300 Gb drives in one machine How to install on D and do dual boot?
The question is mainly about how to partition and dual-boot, and we are talking about two separate hard drives. In such a case win8 boot system can simply be bypassed by setting the boot-sequence in the BIOS.
Apr
6
answered C and D 300 Gb drives in one machine How to install on D and do dual boot?