In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install Battop on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with
sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
battop is an interactive viewer, similar to top, htop, and other *top utilities, but about the batteries installed in your laptop or desktop. As for the information it can display, this includes charge state, voltage, battery discharging rate, temperature (this didn’t work for my laptop though), battery capacity information (current, when full, and full design), time to full/empty, charge cycles count, and more.
- Operating System with Ubuntu 22.04
- Server IPv4 Address with Superuser Privileges (Root Access)
- Gnome Terminal for Linux Desktop
- PuTTy SSH client for Windows or macOS
- Powershell for Windows 10/11
- Familiar with APT Commands
Install Battop on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu desktop, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget
Step 2. Install Battop on Ubuntu.
Installing Battop on your Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish system is straightforward, Now execute the following command on the command line to install Battop from the GitHub source:
sudo install battop-* /usr/local/bin/battop
Step 3. Launch Battop on Ubuntu 22.04 Linux.
After completing the installation, you can launch the Battop on Ubuntu 22.04, you can run the
battop command to start monitoring your battery. Run
battop --help to see all options.
Battop displays the following details:
- battery supplier
- battery technology
- battery model number
- Capacity (including original capacity)
- Live Graphs for Voltage, Consumption, and Temperature
That’s all you need to do to install Battop on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on the installation of the Battop, please refer to their official knowledge base. I hope this article was helpful to you. If you find it useful, don’t forget to share it with your friend and family. Also, if you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the comments section. We are always there to assist you.