old battery?

Paul Kaplan pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Sat Jan 20 20:49:59 UTC 2007

On Saturday 20 January 2007 3:30 pm, Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-01-20 at 15:04 -0500, Paul Kaplan wrote:
> > How can I tell how much charge my laptop battery has when full?
> On Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper) and 6.10 (Edgy) you should be able to unplug and
> then see a battery icon in the notification area (I can't remember how
> it was in earlier versions). Hover the mouse cursor over it and it
> should show you the remaining time. If you don't see the battery icon
> then go to menu System/Preferences/Power Management and configure when
> the icon is shown.
I was looking for something more technical.  I'm trying to figure out whether 
the battery is loosing it's ability to hold a charge or whether it's just 
discharging very rapidly.

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list