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Re: A mobile user's wishlist

From: Freddie Cash <fcash-ml@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2006 11:43:28 -0700

On Tuesday 06 June 2006 11:23 am, Thomas Schlesinger wrote:
> I'm using DragonFlyBSD for a few weeks now on my notebook an miss some
> pieces of software:

> 3. A battery tool for KDE
> gkrellm is available, but as a KDE user I would like to see something,
> that fits better in the KDE desktop. The DesktopBSD guys have created a
> nice tool for that:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/pds.cgi?ports/sysutils/desktopbsd-tools .
> There's also a tool in KDE's svn repository:
> http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/kdenonbeta/kbatterymonitor/

KControl -> Power Control -> Laptop Battery doesn't work for you?  This 
starts the klaptop daemon that monitors the battery.  I haven't tried it 
on DFlyBSD, but it worked nicely for me in FreeBSD.  It's part of the KDE 
release, although I do not recall exactly which part includes it.

There's also the KPowersave daemon, although I believe it might be very 
Freddie Cash, LPIC-1 CCNT CCLP      Helpdesk / Network Support Tech.
School District 73                  (250) 377-HELP [377-4357]

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