jfitzpatrick at February 24th, 2014 12:35 — #1
Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/183102/how-to-gracefully-shutdown-your-pc-with-a-ups-unit-and-why-you-should/
We’ve shown you how to pick the best backup battery for your computer, but what about configuring it and ensuring your computer shuts down gracefully and safely in the face of power surges, outages, and other undesirable power states? Read on as we show you how to configure a UPS and explain why each feature matters.
markw676 at February 25th, 2014 00:10 — #2
I really need to get one of these. How is the software for linux? Are there some brands that would be a better option, etc?
jfitzpatrick at February 25th, 2014 09:24 — #3
There are two versions of the software, from CyberPower at least, you can use with Linux, the Linux desktop/lightweight version and the Business Edition we mentioned at the end. The Linux desktop version is pretty spartan with no GUI, so even if you don't need all the features of the Business Edition you might as well install that one so you get a nice control panel that lets you easily check in on things.
jfitzpatrick at March 6th, 2014 12:35 — #4
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