[ubuntu-uk] Laptop Battery

Johnathon Tinsley kirrus at kirrus.co.uk
Mon Apr 28 23:05:25 BST 2008

----- "Stephen Garton" <sheepeatingtaz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Since upgrading to Hardy, all of the available 'battery' applets
> report that my battery is at 0% charge. If I unplug the mains, the
> battery light turns from green to orange to signify discharging, as I
> would expect, and always has done previously. The charge indicators
> report that it is still at 0%, but show that the mains has been
> unplugged.
> I'm fully prepared for the fact that the battery is cream crackered,
> and that it's complete demise is just a coincidence with installing
> Hardy, but my question is: Is there a way to check?

Find an old Gusty Desktop CD, stick it in and live boot it. Does it still report 0%?

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