Using a UPS

R Kimber rkimber at
Tue Apr 25 10:56:56 UTC 2006

On Mon, 24 Apr 2006 07:09:34 -0500
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 
> connection.
> 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?

Have a look at nut.

- Richard
Richard Kimber

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