Re: [dev] How to monitor battery status

From: ilf <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 11:59:31 +0200

On 06-19 22:55, Erik Hahn wrote:

I have done this the /proc/acpi/battery/BAT0/state | shell way for years
and found it to be way more resource intense then calling acpi -b.

Let's face it, the Shell/Perl/Python/whatever scripting is relatively
easy, but very inefficient.

That's why I really like this approach:

On 06-20 10:43, Stefan Mark wrote:
> But i think think this is a better solution:

Unfortunately, this promise is not kept:

> This page will give you a barebone dwmstatus project and show examples
> on how to extend it to your needs.

It'd be cool to have a configurable C program to do what we're currently
all scripting ourselves.

FWIW, my relevant part from .xinitrc:

Über 80 Millionen Deutsche benutzen keine Konsole. Klick dich nicht weg!
		-- Eine Initiative des Bundesamtes fĂźr Tastaturbenutzung

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