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asapm is an AfterStep look & feel Advanced Power Management (APM) monitor for laptop and notebook PCs running Linux or FreeBSD/NetBSD/OpenBSD and X Windows. It displays charge left in the battery, the time left to the total discharge of the battery, computer is connected to the mains or is working on a battery and the battery status high/low/critical.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  27 Jul 2005 13:52

    Release Notes: ACPI fixes are the main change. An automatic search is done for the present battery. The display for fully charged batteries was fixes. The forgotten switch for the window name was introduced. ACPI or APM support may be switched off at will.

    •  29 May 2005 11:03

      Release Notes: This release introduces support for ACPI. The applet automatically detects if ACPI or APM support is present and uses either.

      •  30 Oct 2002 17:26

        Release Notes: This release fixes the parsing of command line parameters.

        •  21 Jun 2002 21:58

          Release Notes: Fixes for the use of system warning levels for colors/actions and the use of system time of battery discharge, and new commandline switches.

          •  24 Nov 2001 00:34

            Release Notes: Fixes for leaking a file descriptor in case of an error and battery info reading in NetBSD.


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