Ubuntu - Display battery status in the menu bar

December 2016


Ubuntu - Display battery status in the menu bar



You can configure Ubuntu to display the status of your battery in the menu bar. The procedure is as follows:
  • Click on the Settings menu > System Settings.
  • Go to Hardware > Power
  • Click on the drop menu next to "Show battery status in the menu bar" and select between:
    • When battery is present (to always display battery status)
    • When battery is chargin/in use

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