Re: [dev] How to monitor battery status

From: Stefan Mark <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 12:17:58 +0200

On 20.06.2011 11:59, ilf wrote:
> 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.
Just two Days ago i found a nice and relatively complete one in this
Mailinglist. Since then, im tinkering around with it, with the intention
to make it more or less a replacement for my old perl project. It has
some monitors and libnotify support. If there is interest, i could make
a svn.
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