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My UPS died today, so I went to the store to get a new one. It came with a USB cable and when I plugged it into my desktop an icon popped into the Gnome panel to show me my new UPS, how much charge it had, etc (and I assume shut it down when . Very cool, and honestly completely unexpected. I think a couple of years ago I would be much less impressed by this, but as I find my free time dwindling I really appreciate when things just work. It's also a small, but encouraging sign that "Desktop Linux" is making good progress.
  • Which UPS?

    Hey, I was just wondering which model of UPS you got? I've been thinking of getting one, and since yours worked out of the box.. I might get that model.
  • UPS make/model?

    I'm always on the lookout for hardware that just works, so could you state what make/model of UPS this was?
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