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acpi - Shows battery status and other ACPI information


acpi [options]


acpi Shows information from the /proc or the /sys filesystem, such as battery status or thermal information.


-b | --battery

show battery information

-B | --without-battery

suppress battery information

-a | --ac-adapter

show ac adapter information

-A | --without-ac-adapter

suppress ac-adapter information

-t | --thermal

show thermal information

-T | --without-thermal

suppress thermal information

-c | --cooling

show cooling device information

-C | --without-cooling

suppress cooling device information

-V | --everything

show every device, overrides above options

-s | --show-empty

show non-operational devices

-S | --hide-empty

hide non-operational devices

-f | --fahrenheit

use fahrenheit as the temperature unit instead of default celsius

-k | --kelvin

use kelvin as the temperature unit instead of default celsius

-p | --proc

use the old /proc interface, default is the new /sys one

-d | --directory <dir>

path to ACPI info (either /proc/acpi or /sys/class)

-h | --help

display help and exit

-v | --version

output version information and exit


The original version of this manual page was written by Paul Telford <pxt AT debian DOT org> for the Debian system. Newer additions were done my Michael Meskes <meskes AT debian DOT org>. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU GPL.