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Tag : power-management  
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URL: https://askubuntu.com/q/1183902
Title: software to switch from AC to battery
ID: /2019/10/26/software-to-switch-from-AC-to-battery
Created: October 26, 2019    Edited:  October 26, 2019
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This is suitable for people that like to let their laptop batteries discharge automatically and then recharge at a certain percentage.

Hardware component (20 bucks)

First you need an TP-Link HS100 compatible smart plug like this one:

tp-link hs-100 smart plug.png


Software component (Free)

Then you need some free Linux software like tp-link Wi-Fi Smart Plug HS100:

Switch plug on:

hs100.sh on

Switch plug off:

hs100.sh on

Check if plug is on or off:

hs100.sh check

Print plug system status:

hs100.sh status

Blog about developing hs100.sh including full bash script

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