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YACPI(1) General Commands Manual YACPI(1)


YACPI – Yet Another Configuration and Power Interface


yacpi [OPTION]


Yacpi is an acpi monitoring tool for Linux. It displays various acpi
information like battery status, ac status and temperature. This
information will be displayed in a user-friendly ncurses interface or
as plain-text. It is also able to display current cpu frequency and
the kernel scaling governor.


-h display help

-v display version number and release date

-p display as plain-text only, useful for script output for example

-l loop yacpi output every second.

-n display not found items (display everything you can)

-d specify delay seconds for loop

-b show battery information

-a show ac adapter information

-f show fan information

-t show thermal zone information

-c show cpu frequency

-g show used frequency governor

The default prints all available information.

q – quit yacpi

r – reload acpi information

h – print help screen


ACPI information is platform and system depended so please include as
much information you can gather about your system like contents of
/proc/acpi files, strace output or backtraces/core files.

Yacpi was written by Nico Golde

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