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apm - Unix, Linux Command
NAMEapm - interface with the APM subsystem
SYNOPSISapm [ -VvmMsSdin ]
DESCRIPTIONThis command requires the Advanced Power Management subsystem. If run without arguments it reads /proc/apm and presents the output in a human-readable format.
Given a -S or -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 apmd(8).
|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.|
AUTHORThis program was written by Rik Faith (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).