Battery alert doesn't disappear when you connect to AC power

Bug #426710 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2009-09-09
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
Mohamed Amine Ilidrissi
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Mohamed Amine Ilidrissi

Bug Description

update-manager 0.124.11, Ubuntu Karmic

1. Disconnect from AC power.
2. Start Update Manager.
3. Reconnect to AC power.

What happens:
2. An alert appears complaining that the computer is running on battery.
3. The alert stays up even though the computer is running on AC power.

What should happen:
3. The alert should disappear automatically.

<>: "The secondary text for the alert should consist of one or more list items, depending on the exact situation ... Whenever the computer is running on battery, there should be an item (fixing bug 484249 and bug 494772) with exactly the same battery icon as the power status menu is currently using for the battery, and the text: “It’s safer to connect the computer to AC power before installing.” (fixing bug 426708). The item should automatically appear or disappear (with the alert resizing appropriately) if the computer starts or stops using battery while the alert is open (fixing bug 426710)."

Related branches

Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2009-09-24
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
description: updated
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Mohamed Amine IL Idrissi (ilidrissi.amine)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Vish (vish) on 2010-08-07
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
assignee: nobody → Mohamed Amine IL Idrissi (ilidrissi.amine)
importance: Undecided → Low
milestone: none → maverick-round-8-potpourri
status: New → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package update-manager - 1:0.142.6

update-manager (1:0.142.6) maverick; urgency=low

  [ Mohamed Amine IL Idrissi ]
  * Implemented battery and network alerts directly in the main window.
    LP: #484249, #426708, #426710, #494772

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * UpdateManager/Core/
    - support looking for the changelog by source version
      (and add tests)
  * UpdateManager/Core/
    - fix crash when reading the synaptic config (LP: #614170)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Tue, 10 Aug 2010 15:16:27 +0200

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Vish (vish) on 2010-08-10
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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