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scripts for handling many ACPI events

This package contains scripts to react to various ACPI events. It only includes scripts for events that can be supported with some level of safety cross platform.

It is able to: * Detect loss and gain of AC power, lid closure, and the press of a number of specific buttons (on Asus, IBM, Lenovo, Panasonic, Sony and Toshiba laptops). * Suspend, hibernate and resume the computer, with workarounds for hardware that needs it. * On some laptops, set screen brightness.

Package version:0.137-5


This is a library of various acpi functionality that we're confident will work
on most systems.
Eventually, we'd like to be able to work out what we can do based on machine


Handling of obsolete configuration files/scripts

Since dpkg doesn't not remove conffiles that are no more provided by the
current version of the package, we have to disable them manually so that they
don't create troubles.

Older versions of this package renamed all these files by adding a ".obsolete"
extension. Newer version only rename those file



The scripts uses xinput to toggle the touchpad device. That's
why the xinput package is suggested by acpi-support. Please make sure xinput is
installed if you experience any problems with touchpad toggling.

Michael Meskes <>


Volume keys

On most Thinkpads with a fairly recent kernel (tested from 2.6.30 upwards) 


How to enable the ACPI daemon support for Toshiba ACPI enabled laptops


acpi-support (0.137-5) unstable; urgency=low

  * Removed leftover packaging files coming from the U


This package written and debianised for Ubuntu by Thom May
<> based on work by Mat

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