Klaptopdaemon / Battery Monitor
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Tue Apr 22 15:19:03 UTC 2008
Rick Knight wrote:
> I am running kde-guidance and kde-guidance-powermanager.
> Guidance-power-manager is the backend for those.
kde-guidance is not involved in the power management at all. For some odd
reason it actually depends on kde-guidance-powermanager, but it is a bunch
of kcontrol components (and kubuntu doesn't even use kcontrol, though I
expect they're also available through System Settings).
> It's also, I believe,
> the command line tool for kde-guidance.
kde-guidance isn't involved in power management.
> Anyway, I am running kde-guidance,
Then _don't_. It's not involved. There may be useful things in
kde-guidance but it has nothing to do with this problem.
> but I don't get any battery status,
> just the cpu frequency. I have noticed that powersaved
Powersaved is _also_ not part of the default kubuntu install and seems
likely to interfere with the guidance-power-manager (which also does
> and acpid don't start properly.
Arrgh. What sort of error description is "don't start properly"? That's
the root problem, and you just treat it as insignificant. Can you tell I'm
> I have to manually start powersaved first and then start
> acpid before I can get kde-guidance to show the cpu frequency, but still
> no battery status.
Forget powersaved - at least for now - and tell us exactly what happens when
you start acpid.
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