yacpi man page

YACPI — Yet Another Configuration and Power Interface


yacpi [OPTION]


Yacpi is an acpi monitoring tool for Linux. It displays various acpi information like battery status, ac status and temperature. This information will be displayed in a user-friendly ncurses interface or as plain-text. It is also able to display current cpu frequency and the kernel scaling governor.


-h display help

-v display version number and release date

-p display as plain-text only, useful for script output for example

-l loop yacpi output every second.

-n display not found items (display everything you can)

-d specify delay seconds for loop

-b show battery information

-a show ac adapter information

-f show fan information

-t show thermal zone information

-c show cpu frequency

-g show used frequency governor
The default prints all available information.


q - quit yacpi

r - reload acpi information

h - print help screen

Reporting Bugs

ACPI information is platform and system depended so please include as much information you can gather about your system like contents of /proc/acpi files, strace output or backtraces/core files.

Author Contact

Yacpi was written by Nico Golde <nico@ngolde.de>