Using a UPS

Wade Smart wade at
Mon Apr 24 14:49:41 UTC 2006

04242006 0948 GMT-6

Sorry about that. Im using a Energizer HMOF600. I found this NUT 
software for
managing the UPS but documentation is very difficult for me to understand.
I might be asking more questions later.


Al Gordon wrote:

>On 4/24/06, Wade Smart <wade at> wrote:
>>04242006 0706 GMT-6
>>I had a UPS back when I was on Windows and when I installed Ubuntu a
>>year or so ago I didnt even think about putting the software on my
>>computer. But the power finally went off recently and the UPS didnt
>>work. I installed the software on my laptop and then turned off the
>>power to the UPS and it worked fine. I installed the software via WINE
>>but there is a problem with it connecting to the UPS via the USB
>>I did a little searching but only found code that I had to write and
>>didnt understand.
>>Is there any software to help with this that someone knows about?
>There are some programs available in the repositories for managing APC
>UPSes.  You did not specifiy what brand/model UPS you're using,
>$ apt-cache search ups | grep -i apc
>apcd - APC Smart UPS daemon
>apcupsd - APC UPS Power Management
>apcupsd-cgi - Cgi for APC UPS Power Management
>apcupsd-doc - Documentation for apcupsd
>  -- AL --
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