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

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execute script on low UPS power

I have attached my UPS to ubuntu and it's recognised. However I don't like the options that I see in ubuntu power settings. I have another PC also attached to same UPS. So I want ubuntu desktop to ...
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The PowerManager, upower, does not show correct info, does not refresh and does not react on battery real info, Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial

The UPSMON under Windows works well. It shows in/out voltage, frequency, percentage, correct and actual numbers. Also a load in percents. I have the latest upower 0.99.4 in Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. I did ...
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How to disable the brightness slider in the Gnome 3 aggregate menu?

I have a desktop with a UPS connected to it. In the Gnome menu where I can log off I have another slider below the volume slider which appears to be the brightness slider and it doesn't work nor did I ...
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Installing an rpm on Ubuntu 16.04

So, i've discovered how to intsall an rpm on ubuntu, but the choices for download that i have are for Fedora, or OpenSUSE11. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop running a Gnome3 shell if that matters. I ...
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Configuring UPS with NUT (on 16.04 LTS): UPS responding but computer not resuming after shutdown

I am attempting to install a UPS onto my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server. Besides the power connection the UPS has a USB cable connection to the PC. I am using nut (network ups tools), which I installed ...
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Apcupsd questions

I have a UPS and thought this might be of benefit. https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/debian-ubuntu-centos-rhel-install-apcups/ Linux: Configure and Control APC SmartUPS During a Power Failure - nixCraft ...
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APCUPSD: Cannot find UPS on ANY serial port

I have APCUPSD installed on a computer with 2 physical serial ports. The UPS is an APC SUA1000 with a serial port. I have the APC smart serial cable connected to COM1, and COM2 going to another ...
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Get an imediate UPS responce from APC ups

I have an APC UPS with my Ubuntu system and I have it configured with apcupsd. The UPS works fine but when the power goes out, it takes a while for the system to alert me of a outage or to properly ...
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EATON/MGE 5E UPS - driver not working

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.2 on a Dell 7010 (i5-3570S) and own an EATON 5E 850i (former MGE). I've read and tried various guides, including all answers here: How to configure UPC with USB connection When ...
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How do I determine which processes are accessing a usb device?

It seems communication to the USB UPS device is being intermittently interrupted or blocked. I am getting this errors: pal[17421]: [HidDevice::claim] Failed to disconnect device '/dev/bus/usb/001/...
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How to power down on signal from Tripp Lite UPS?

After experiencing boot problems after power failure, I want to make sure that I do everything I can to prevent this from happening again. Is there software/driver to gracefully power down Ubuntu when ...
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Cannot connect to Eaton 9130 UPS: Unable to find POWERWARE UPS device on USB bus

I am trying to set up a USB connection to an Eaton 9130 UPS. I have configured /etc/nut/ups.conf as such: [Powerware9130] driver = bcmxcp_usb port = auto Running /lib/nut/bcmxcp_usb -a ...
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shutdown with APC UPS

I'm a beginner of Linux/Ubuntu and I need your help. Do I need to purchase PowerShuteNetworkShutdown(PCNS)to shutodown Ubuntu servers with APC UPS (Smart-UPS RT 6000/SURTD6000RMXLJP3U) ? *Ubuntsu 16....
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Nut shuts down server immediately on switch to battery power without notification

I installed Nut on Ubuntu 16.04 server to connect with my Eaton 5SC-750 following this guide. However, when I unplug the UPS from the wall, the server immediately shuts down, with out displaying any ...
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Eaton UPS detection problem: Eaton Ellipse ECO 800 on Xubuntu 14.04

I have 'Eaton Ellipse ECO 800' UPS on Xubuntu 14.04. Manufacturer claims Linux support in the UPS' specification. The same does the NUT' 'Hardware compatibility list'. The problem is that kernel (or ...
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Error contacting apcupsd @127.0.0.1

I've browsed numerous forums, but couldn't find the answer for setting up my UPS (EC350G). Here is my configuration: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS APCUPSD 3.14.12 /etc/apcupsd/apcupsd.conf: UPSCABLE usb, ...
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How to restart Ubuntu box (14/15) on power loss, after after soft shutdown via 'apcupsd'?

Hello Ubuntu community - I've searched the forums, and scoured the internet, without resolution to this issue. I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 (formerly 14) on an Intel NUC (5i), connected to a Back-UPS ...
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UPSmon and DLink-320 Sharecenter

I have a UPS unit attached to the D-Link 320 ShareCenter, a SOHO 2-bay NAS. I set up the UPS in Master Mode. Unfortunately it doesn't supply any information, so I had to literally connect to port ...
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How to use UPS with Ubuntu 14.04

Hello I have a UPS but can not see what procedure the battery and how to remain percent spending. Here I attach some photos looks like the battery of Ubuntu 14.04 The battery once it exists, and then ...
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How to configure UPS with USB connection

I was unable to setup nut on a server for the UPS Eaton 5E with USB connection. All results what did I get was that driver is not running and UPS is not recognized. What kind of driver is suitable for ...
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How can I upgrade APCUPSD to version 3.14.12

I can't figure out how to upgrade. I did the initial installation using "apt-get install apcupsd" command. Can anyone give me detailed instructions how to upgrade to version 3.14.12? Recently I ...
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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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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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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 root@desktop ...
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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? [closed]

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 longer ...
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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 ...