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Message ID: 14283     Entry time: Wed Nov 7 19:20:53 2018
Author: gautam 
Type: Update 
Category: Computers 
Subject: Paola Battery Error 

The VEA vertex laptop, paola, has a flashing orange indicator which I take to mean some kind of battery issue. When the laptop is disconnected from its AC power adaptor, it immediately shuts down. So this machine is kind of useless for its intended purpose of being a portable computer we can work at optical tables withno. The actual battery diagnostics (using upower) don't report any errors. 

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