Monday, 21 September 2015

Aptik Battery Monitor

The first version of Aptik Battery Monitor is now available. This is a small utility that displays the stats for your laptop battery such as the charge level and the discharge rate. The graph displays the battery charge level (black line) and the CPU usage (red line).



If you are using the following Ubuntu releases (or any of its derivates like Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Linux Mint) then you can install it from the LaunchPad PPA:
  • Ubuntu 15.10 (wily)
  • Ubuntu 15.04 (vivid)
  • Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty)
Run the following commands in a terminal window:
sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install aptik-battery-monitor

Other Linux Distributions

Download the installer from following links: (32-bit, 350 KB) (64-bit, 350 KB)

Run it from a terminal window using the following commands:
./  #32-bit
./  #64-bit

Depending on the distribution that you are using, you may need to install packages for the following dependencies:
libgee-0.8 json-glib 


Run the following command in a terminal window:
sudo apt-get remove aptik-battery-monitor


  1. Linux Mint 18 and 18.1
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    E: Unable to locate package aptik-bmon

    1. try: apt-get install aptik-battery-monitor

    2. The package name has changed. This post is more than a year old. I have updated it.