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Re: how to detect whether a laptop is docked
- From: Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowitz at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:50:51 -0500
- Subject: Re: how to detect whether a laptop is docked
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On Wed, 2015-08-26 at 19:27 +0000, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> I am looking for a method by which I can determine within a shell script
> whether my laptop is docked or not. Google provided some answers for Linux
> and Windows users, but the several ways I tried did not work out.
> One Windows solution * provided a VB script that accessed a registry variable â,
> but my registry value remains the same whether or not I'm docked.
> The Linux solutions required either a file I don't have (/var/run/stab) or a tool
> that I don't have and couldn't find in a Cygwin search (acpid or lsusb).
lsusb is part the usbutils package, which is currently in Ports.
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