acpi Man page

ACPI(1) General Commands Manual ACPI(1)


acpi – Shows battery status and other ACPI information


acpi [options]


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


-b | –battery
show battery information

-a | –ac-adapter
show ac adapter information

-t | –thermal
show thermal information

-c | –cooling
show cooling device information

-V | –everything
show every device, overrides above options

-s | –show-empty
show non-operational devices

-i | –details
show additional details if available:

* battery capacity information

* temperature trip points

-f | –fahrenheit
use fahrenheit as the temperature unit instead of default

-k | –kelvin
use kelvin as the temperature unit instead of default celsius

-p | –proc
use the old /proc interface, default is the new /sys one

-d | –directory

path to ACPI info (either /proc/acpi or /sys/class)

-h | –help
display help and exit

-v | –version
output version information and exit


The original version of this manual page was written by Paul Telford for the Debian system. Newer additions were done by
Michael Meskes . Permission is granted to copy, dis‐
tribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU GPL.


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