The battery indicator in gnome no longer tells me how long/how much charge the battery has left, instead it just says "Laptop battery (estimating...)".

Bug #676028 reported by Harsh Kumar Narula on 2010-11-16
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gnome-power-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-power-manager

The battery indicator in gnome no longer tells me how long/how much charge the battery has left, instead it just says "Laptop battery (estimating...)".

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: gnome-power-manager 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.33-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Nov 16 19:13:44 2010
GConfNonDefault:
 /apps/gnome-power-manager/backlight/brightness_ac=52
 /apps/gnome-power-manager/lock/blank_screen=false
 /apps/gnome-power-manager/lock/use_screensaver_settings=false
 /apps/gnome-power-manager/notify/sleep_failed_uri=
 /apps/gnome-power-manager/ui/icon_policy=charge
GnomeSessionIdleInhibited: No
GnomeSessionInhibitors: None
GnomeSessionSuspendInhibited: No
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
MachineType: Hewlett-Packard HP G42 Notebook PC
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic root=UUID=be450800-9fbb-4dd2-9af4-a83428874fb7 ro splash vga=799 quiet splash
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_IN.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-power-manager
dmi.bios.date: 07/07/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.bios.version: F.22
dmi.board.asset.tag: Base Board Asset Tag
dmi.board.name: 1425
dmi.board.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.board.version: 54.46
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.chassis.version: N/A
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnHewlett-Packard:bvrF.22:bd07/07/2010:svnHewlett-Packard:pnHPG42NotebookPC:pvr0599120000202710010010100:rvnHewlett-Packard:rn1425:rvr54.46:cvnHewlett-Packard:ct10:cvrN/A:
dmi.product.name: HP G42 Notebook PC
dmi.product.version: 0599120000202710010010100
dmi.sys.vendor: Hewlett-Packard

Harsh Kumar Narula (hunny-iitb) wrote :
Robert Roth (evfool) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #672770, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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