Created: Wed Jan 10 14:54:03 1996 by firstname.lastname@example.org
Revised: Sun Apr 21 16:37:43 1996 by email@example.com
Copyright 1996 Rickard E. Faith (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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(The comments found at the beginning of the groff file "man1/apm.1".)
apm - interface with the APM subsystem
apm [ -VvmMsSdin ]
This command requires the Advanced Power Management subsystem.
If run without arguments it reads
and presents the output in a human-readable format.
option it requests that the machine be put into the APM standby
or the APM suspend state, respectively.
For a brief description of these states, see
- -V, --version
Print the version of the program and exit.
- -v, --verbose
Also print version information for the APM subsystem.
The APM subsystem consists of power-management hardware,
firmware usually referred to as the APM BIOS
and a driver in the operating system kernel.
- -m, --minutes
Print the time remaining as a number of minutes.
The default is to print the time remaining in "hours:minutes" format.
- -M, --monitor
Continuously monitor and update the status information.
Assumes that the standard output is a terminal.
- -S, --standby
Request that the machine be put into the APM standby state.
- -s, --suspend
Request that the machine be put into the APM suspend state.
- -d, --debug
Print APM status information in a format more useful for debugging.
This program was written by Rik Faith (email@example.com) and may be freely
distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License. There is
ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY for this program. The current maintainer is Avery