apm - interface with the APM subsystem
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
apm [ -VvmMsSdin ]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
This command requires the Advanced Power Management subsystem. If run without arguments it reads /proc/apmand presents the output in a human-readable format.
-s 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
R apmd (8).
4. OPTIONS ▲
Print the version of the program and exit.
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.
Print the time remaining as a number of minutes. The default is to print the time remaining in "hours:minutes" format.
Continuously monitor and update the status information. Assumes that the standard output is a terminal.
Request that the machine be put into the APM standby state.
Request that the machine be put into the APM suspend state.
Print APM status information in a format more useful for debugging. Implies -v.
5. FILES ▲
6. AUTHOR ▲
This program was written by Rik Faith () 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 Pennarun ().
7. SEE ALSO ▲
R xapm (1),
R apmd (8).