Dockapp showing APC ups status (using apcupsd)
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APC ups status dockapp

Shows status of APC ups as reported by apcupsd

Requires

  • Windowmaker or some windowmanager that can show GNUStep style dockapps. There is an xfce4 panel plugin that can hold the dockapps.
  • libdockapp
  • apcupsd running with its NIS interface active and monitoring the UPS you are intereseted in.
  • GNU autotools (automake, autoconf etc.)

Build

autoreconf -i
./configure
make
make install

Running

When run without any parameters it would attempt to contact the apcups daemon runing on localhost.

wmdockapp [-H <apcupsd_hostname>] [-P <port>] [-h] [-t]
  • apcupsd_hostname : Host where apcupsd is running. (Default: 127.0.0.1)
  • port : apcupsd NIS port (if different from 3551).
  • -h : shows online help.
  • -t : Test connection. Would not start the dockapp.