Is there a conflict with Xfce's Per Manager plugin and APCUPSD?

ToddAndMargo ToddAndMargo at
Sat Jul 23 02:47:35 CEST 2016

On 07/22/2016 04:39 PM, Charles A Edwards wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:05:58 -0700
> ToddAndMargo wrote:
>>>> The question is about Xfce's Power Manager plugin conflicting with
>>>> power management daemon "apcupsd".  Should the plugin
>>>> be disabled?  Or can the two co-exist?
>>> There is no conflict in the files included in the 2 packages.
>>> The conflict arises because both try to apply settings to the
>>> same attached UPS.
>>> If either apcupsd or nut is being used on a system then
>>> xfce4-power-manager Should Not be used.
>>>       Charles
>> Thank you!
>> What is the best way to remove it?
> Just remove it from the panel and use
> $ killall xfce4-power-manager  to stop the running instance.
>> And, can I leave it to show me status?
> You can use gapcmon to display the status.
> (It should be included in your apcubsd)
> Be sure you have a systray area active on your xfce-panel
> Run $ gapcmon
> 2 Information Panels will open.
> Select "Preferences"
> And check the boxes for "Enabled", "use TrayIcon" and below the Add
> Remove button you will see another "Use Tray Icon" select it.
> You should now see to new icons in your systray, left click once on
> each of those icons and the "Information Panels" will be minimized to
> the systray.
>      Charles
Thank you!

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