Got a battery backup

Scott Blair scott.blair at
Tue Jan 6 20:15:48 UTC 2015

On 01/06/2015 02:48 PM, Scott Blair wrote:
> 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:~$
I did some configurations to the files and now got it to work.
Thanks everyone!


Scott Blair

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