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ZappyDolphin
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Battery Not Charging

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Hi,

I have a Fujitsu that I've installed Mint on. A few days ago the battery suddenly stopped charging when plugged in. upower gives the following:

native-path: CMB1
vendor: Fujitsu
model: CP673831-01
serial: 01A-S141210000488S
power supply: yes
updated: Wed 27 May 2020 12:34:43 PM EDT (65 seconds ago)
has history: yes
has statistics: yes
battery
present: yes
rechargeable: yes
state: charging
warning-level: none
energy: 0 Wh
energy-empty: 0 Wh
energy-full: 0 Wh
energy-full-design: 0 Wh
energy-rate: 0 W
percentage: 0%
capacity: 100%
technology: lithium-ion
icon-name: 'battery-caution-charging-symbolic'

I'm not sure if this is a setting/driver issue or that the batter is now kaput. Any help would be appreciated.

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kc1di
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Re: Battery Not Charging

Post by kc1di »

My first thought would be the Battery. have you checked the power cube to make sure it working, I had one that the wires in the cord broke and would only charge in a certain position. If possible measure the output of the charger. It would be very unlikely to be a software issue. but not unheard of.
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