Klaptopdaemon / Battery Monitor

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Mon Apr 21 18:28:45 UTC 2008

Rick Knight wrote:

> I'm not sure if I have the right tools here, but on my laptop (Compaq
> nc8230) I used to get a battery monitor on the task bar. This battery
> monitor was available with Dapper and Feisty and I think with Dapper's
> predecessor, but not in Gutsy. Klaptopdaemon is installed and I've also
> installed kdeutils, but I can't seem to get the battery monitor. Can
> someone here tell me what to do to get the battery monitor back?

The default kicker applet is  kde-guidance-powermanager (from the package
kde-guidance-powermanager).  That's not the battery applet that was default
in feisty, iirc, but seems to do the job for me.

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