command for battery status?

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Thu Sep 15 15:42:26 CEST 2016

There is a power manager panel applet that shows the current battery status.

On 09/15/2016 01:35 PM, Ulli Horlacher wrote:
> My old thinkpad had a function key which displayed the battery status
> ((dis)charging and capacity) for some seconds.
> My new thinkpad do not has such a key any more.
> Which is the command to show the battery status?
> I know how to bind a command to a key sequence, but I have to know this
> command :-}
> (This is XFCE 4.12 / Xubuntu 16.04)

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