[lug] UPS Recommendation

Matt James matuse at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 21:58:20 MDT 2013

We use powerware which has a linux daemon. I've been pretty happy with the
9130 series. Quite a bit more money than your APC Office Depot special


On Aug 23, 2013 8:34 PM, "Jed S. Baer" <blug at jbaer.cotse.net> wrote:

> Hi Folks.
> Looks as if my aging APC BackUPS has gone bad. Battery is only a couple
> years old, and I just had an almost non-noticeable power blink, which
> resulted in my PC shutting off. Didn't even make my VCR go blinky.
> So, I'm shopping. Just wondering whether there are brands to stay away
> from. Looking at the CyberPower brand. AFAICT, there's no UPS daemon in
> the Mint repos which supports the new ones, but they do supply a Linux
> version of their PowerPanel software. I have nothing against going with
> APC again, except that it seems I get more bang for the buck with
> CyberPower.
> TrippLite is an option too. They also supply Linux software.
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