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Bug 175746 - Battery power tells me it is recharged even though it is not clicked
Battery power tells me it is recharged even though it is not clicked
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-power-manager (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Mike McLean
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Blocks: FC5Blocker
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Reported: 2005-12-14 10:22 EST by Daniel Walsh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 17:35:20 EST
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Description Daniel Walsh 2005-12-14 10:22:09 EST
Applet is not following its properties.  A window pops up to tell me battery is
fully charged even though 

Notify when battery is fully charged

is not clicked.
Comment 1 Miles Lane 2006-02-16 17:41:43 EST
A whole bunch of users are reporting this problem.  I am encountering it as
well.  To clarify, the problem is that users are getting repeated popups stating
that the battery is fully charged.  In my case, I sometimes get as many as six
popups per minute.  I believe these popups are arising from the
gnome-power-manager, not the battery status applet.  I am running today's
Rawhide with gnome-power-manager-

Comment 2 Miles Lane 2006-02-16 19:46:38 EST
One behavior I observe is that when the popup is triggered, it flickers into
view, as though it were triggered several time in rapid succession.  Then, it
stays put for about two seconds before going away for a while.
Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-16 22:27:23 EST
Marking as blocker to keep an eye on it, since it is highly annoying
Comment 4 Matthias Clasen 2006-02-21 13:33:47 EST
We think this is fixed in the current gnome-power-manager package. 
Has anybody seen this problem with gnome-power-manager >= 2.13.90 ?
Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2006-02-21 17:35:20 EST
I have not seen this in a long time, And I am constantly running down the batter
of my laptop. So I am marking this fixed in Rawhide.
Comment 6 Joshua M. Thompson 2006-02-22 12:22:38 EST
Upgraded to 2.13.90 this morning and tested it and it and I'm not seeing the
problem anymore either.

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