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Install Ubuntu Command Line Battery Status Indicator

Battery Monitor is an Ubuntu Command Line Battery Status indicator for Ubuntu Systems. Learn how to install Ubuntu “Battery Indicator” in Ubuntu 16.04. Battery Monitor is a utility tool developed on Python3 and PyGtk3. It will notify user about charging, discharging and not charging state of the battery on Linux (Surely if battery is present). The Battery Monitor tool supports Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 14.04.

Install Battery Monitor in Ubuntu

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Battery Monitor in Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 Systems, from the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maateen/battery-monitorsudo apt updatesudo apt install battery-monitor

Once installed, use Terminal to start the Battery Monitor. Start it by running battery-monitor command in Terminal (see screenshot below). Please note that every time you will start/restart your PC, it will run automatically in background.
Battery Monitor app notifies charging, discharging, fully charged and critical battery status for Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 Systems.
If you want to uninstall Battery Monitor app from Ubuntu Systems, run the command given below:

sudo apt remove battery-monitor