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ACPI Battery Status Linux Command

Fig.01: Showing acpi battery status on Linux

The syntax is as follows:

acpi -V

Sample outputs:

Battery 0: Charging, 35%, 01:02:48 until charged
Battery 0: design capacity 8850 mAh, last full capacity 8850 mAh = 100%
Adapter 0: on-line
Thermal 0: ok, 39.5 degrees C
Thermal 0: trip point 0 switches to mode critical at temperature 107.0 degrees C
Cooling 0: LCD 9 of 15
Cooling 1: Processor 0 of 3
Cooling 2: Processor 0 of 3
Cooling 3: Processor 0 of 3
Cooling 4: Processor 0 of 3
Cooling 5: Processor 0 of 3
Cooling 6: Processor 0 of 3
Cooling 7: Processor 0 of 3
Cooling 8: Processor 0 of 3

acpi battery status linux command options

Shows information from the /proc filesystem, such as battery status or
thermal information.
  -b, --battery            battery information
  -i, --details            show additional details if available:
                             - battery capacity information
                             - temperature trip points
  -a, --ac-adapter         ac adapter information
  -t, --thermal            thermal information
  -c, --cooling            cooling information
  -V, --everything         show every device, overrides above options
  -s, --show-empty         show non-operational devices
  -f, --fahrenheit         use fahrenheit as the temperature unit
  -k, --kelvin             use kelvin as the temperature unit
  -d, --directory <dir>    path to ACPI info (/sys/class resp. /proc/acpi)
  -p, --proc               use old proc interface instead of new sys interface
  -h, --help               display this help and exit
  -v, --version            output version information and exit
By default, acpi displays information on installed system batteries.
Non-operational devices, for example empty battery slots are hidden.
The default unit of temperature is degrees celsius.
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