acpi man page

acpi — Shows battery status and other ACPI information

Synopsis

acpi [options]

Description

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

Options

-b | --battery
show battery information
-a | --ac-adapter
show ac adapter information
-t | --thermal
show thermal information
-c | --cooling
show cooling device information
-V | --everything
show every device, overrides above options
-s | --show-empty
show non-operational devices
-i | --details

show additional details if available:

* battery capacity information

* temperature trip points

-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

Author

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

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