acpi - Shows battery status information


acpi [options]


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

This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.


-b | --battery show battery information
-B | --without-battery suppress battery information
-t | --thermal show thermal information
-T | --without-thermal suppress thermal information
-a | --ac-adapter show ac adapter information
-A | --without-ac-adapter suppress ac-adapter information
-V | --everything show every device, overrides above options
-s | --show-empty show non-operational devices
-S | --hide-empty hide non-operational devices
-c | --celcius use celcius as the temperature unit
-f | --fahrenheit use fahrenheit as the temperature unit
-k | --kelvin use kelvin as the temperature unit
-d | --directory <dir> path to ACPI info (/proc/acpi)
-h | --help display help and exit
-v | --version output version information and exit


This manual page was written by Paul Telford <> for the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU GPL.

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