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UPS recommendations?

Post by EdB » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:07 pm

I have a CyberPower UPS that is showing its age, and am thinking about replacing it. The nice thing about CP is that they have a very nice and simple Linux daemon and provide console commands to configure it. I may go with APC this time, but they do not have a Linux driver. There is an apcupsd system in the software center which seem specific to any APC product.

What does Mint give you by default, if there is no specific software installed? Is there anything built in to shutdown/hibernate the system in the event of power failure?

And I would appreciate any feedback on the upsapcd, from those who are using it.


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Re: UPS recommendations?

Post by Lord Boltar » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:22 pm

If you go into your Synaptic Package Manager you can get apcupsd-cgi

This provides UPS power management for APC products, including most BackUPS
series models (including USB), SmartUPS V/S, SmartUPS (NET/RM), and Matrix

This package contains the web interface.

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Re: UPS recommendations?

Post by phd21 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:53 pm

Hi EdB,

I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well.

UPS GUI software ? (SOLVED) - Linux Mint Forums

Hope this helps ...
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