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[ubuntu] UPS shows as "empty"

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi there, I have a CyberPower CP1350PFCLCD UPS plugged into my computer via USB. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.1, fully updated. The battery panel at the top of the screen shows the UPS is always empty, and when I go into the Power Settings panel, it says exactly that: Uninterruptable Power Supply - Empty. The Power Statistics app does recognize I have a UPS, and even gives a time to empty of 49 minutes. I tried downloading the CyberPower software for Linux, which allows the PC to shut off correctly during a power outage, but it doesn't fix the fact that the icon doesn't tell me if the batte (Hardware)