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RE: Configuring ACPI to do useful things?



In KDE you have klaptop (included in FC2) which allows you to configure some
ACPI actions (lid, power, standby, suspend, battery monitoring, cpu
throttling etc.)

Piotr Gawrysiak

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On Behalf Of Amadeus W.M.
Sent: 31 May 2004 06:15
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Subject: Re: Configuring ACPI to do useful things?


On Sun, 30 May 2004 21:38:28 -0400, Brian Kendig wrote:

> I'm using FC2 on my laptop, and ACPI appears to be working, but the
> default installation doesn't configure it to do anything interesting.  
> /etc/acpi/events only contains a script to shut it down when I press 
> the power button, and that works fine, but I want it to turn off the 
> screen if it's idle for a period of time, or suspend the laptop if it's 
> idle for a longer period or if the lid is closed.
> 
> Is there any simple way to install more ACPI functionality?  An rpm
> that will add more /etc/acpi scripts, for example?  Or is there any way 
> to configure power management behavior through the Gnome front-end?
> 

I don't know of any rpm, but here are some example scripts:
http://www.littleredbat.net/~mk/vaio.html

> Also, how can I get a battery level indicator to appear in the panel?

Right click on the panel -> Add to panel -> Utility -> Battery charge
monitor.




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