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How to make powerbutton work in Precise puppy?
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divisionmd


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PostPosted: Fri 29 Mar 2013, 15:18    Post_subject:  How to make powerbutton work in Precise puppy?  

Hello,

how do i make the powerbutton work in the latest precise puppy release?

tested on three machines dell/ibm/zotac and the power button dont work on any of them..?

acpi package needed or something else perhaps?

thanks for help,

best regards,
Johan
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Karl Godt


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PostPosted: Wed 03 Apr 2013, 15:51    Post_subject:  

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acpi package needed or something else perhaps?

Very likely.
acpid is an daemon in the background normally started by a script in /etc/init.d/ at boottime
that acts similar to f.ex. udevd :
It polls /proc/acpi/* files named button or similar,
and then launches scripts usually in /etc/acpi .
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divisionmd


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PostPosted: Fri 05 Apr 2013, 07:07    Post_subject:  

Hello Karl Godt,

- Exactly but where do i get that package for Puppy Linux Precise.?

- I have acpid for Lucid puppy - and there it works perfectly.

Best regards,
Johan
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