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Conky and battery status

Postby vikozo » 2017-02-22 13:10

Hello
i have on my Laptop Conky which Shows also the Batterie Status

Battery: ${battery_percent BAT0}% ${alignr}${battery_bar 8,70 BAT0}
and yes if works fine sofar.

But is there a possibiliti to have a Orange battery_bar if the power go out / and a green battery_bar if the battery is loading.

have a nice day
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Re: Conky and battery status

Postby jjgomera » 2017-02-22 14:08

Something like:

Battery: ${execpi 5 cat /sys/class/power_supply/BAT0/uevent | grep POWER_SUPPLY_CAPACITY= | cut -d'=' -f2 | xargs ~/Configuration/colorizebattery.sh}% ${alignr}${battery_bar 8,70 BAT0}${color}

maybe you must change the execpi command to fit to your system. It need the colorizebattery.sh script:

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#!/bin/bash
# colorizebattery.sh

FULL=80
FINE=40
WARM=10

if [[ $1 > $FULL ]]
   then echo "\${color green}"$1   
elif [[ $1 > $FINE ]]
   then echo "\${color yellow}"$1 
elif [[ $1 > $WARM ]]
   then echo "\${color orange}"$1
else echo "\${color red}"$1     
fi

exit 0


Don't forget give execution flag to script:
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chmod +x ~/Configuration/colorizebattery.sh


You can customize the script to show more color scale.
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Re: Conky and battery status

Postby alan stone » 2017-02-22 14:19

I haven't tested it, however you might have a look here, here and here ('using lua scripts in conky' section).
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Re: Conky and battery status

Postby margaretH » 2017-03-06 01:28

There is also a online documentation.
i did not look into it , only saw its listing.
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