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12.1 > System > apcupsd (3.14.4)

APCUPSD can be used for power management and controlling most of APC's UPS
models on Unix and Windows machines. Apcupsd works with most of APC's
Smart-UPS models as well as most simple signalling models such as Back-UPS
and BackUPS-Office.

This buildscript veers from the "accepted" installation of apcupsd, but for
what I believe you'll see are justifiable reasons. The stock install of
apcupsd detects its presence on Slackware and attempts to patch the system's
/etc/rc.d/rc.6 script and places the rc.apcupsd script inside /etc/rc.d
(instead of DESTDIR/etc/rc.d - in essence, it touches files outside DESTDIR).
I don't view this as even remotely acceptable, so the build script disables
the distribution-specific installation to prevent messing with files outside
DESTDIR; however, this does make it require some manual configuration after
installation.

After installing, see /usr/doc/apcupsd-3.14.4/README-SLACKWARE for more
information on how to modify rc.6 and how to start the apcupsd daemon
automatically at boot.

Maintained by: Robby Workman
Approved by: David Somero
Keywords: ups,apc,power,nut,backup,battery

Homepage:
http://www.apcupsd.org

Source Downloads:
apcupsd-3.14.4.tar.gz (78811129db1a882b9a2b9afd540470b3)

Download SlackBuild:
apcupsd.tar.gz
apcupsd.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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