USB UPS control?

justin justin at
Sat May 24 02:03:39 MDT 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Chad <masterclc at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Costco has a pretty nice battery backup option that I'm thinking about
> using in my living room, one in my home theater, and one on my wife's
> computer area.  I'm curious what kind of results people have seen with
> USB-connected UPS and Linux.  There is software you can download for
> Windows that will provide you with a simple way to setup your Windows
> box to shutdown cleanly when power switches to battery; however, I
> don't really have any interest in that as I don't have a Windows box
> connected to it :)  It connects via USB.

my apc ups Just Worked(R) under [k]ubuntu... iirc, it showed up in the
same power management interface as a laptop battery.


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