Got a battery backup

Scott Blair scott.blair at
Tue Jan 6 19:48:46 UTC 2015

On 01/06/2015 01:40 PM, David Fletcher wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-01-06 at 12:02 -0500, Scott Blair wrote:
>> I got an APC battery backup and installed apcupsd, which from what I
>> could understand is the Ubuntu
>> version of Powerchute. How do I know it is working?
> You do need to do some configuration work on it. The
> sudo apcaccess
> command should give you a good idea whether it's talking to the UPS or
> not.
> Dave
Didn't work, I got this:

scott at main:~$ sudo apcaccess
[sudo] password for scott:
Error contacting apcupsd @ localhost:3551: Connection refused
scott at main:~$


Scott Blair

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