Package: gnome-power-manager
Version: 3.4.0-2
Severity: normal
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gnome-power-manager's Description says:

>Description: power management tool for the GNOME desktop
> GNOME Power Manager is a session daemon for the GNOME desktop
> that takes care of system or desktop events related to power, and
> triggers actions accordingly. Its philosophy is to completely hide
> these complex tasks and only show some settings important to the user.
> .
> GNOME power manager displays and manages battery status, power plug
> events, display brightness, CPU, graphics card and hard disk drive
> power saving, and can trigger suspend-to-RAM, hibernate or shutdown
> events, all integrated to other components of the GNOME desktop.

However, this hasn't been true since oldoldstable. The power management
daemon functionality was moved to gnome-settings-daemon in GNOME 3.2,
and the daemon was deleted from gnome-power-manager, leaving only the
gnome-power-statistics application.

I think the description should be more like this:

"""
Description: power statistics viewer for the GNOME desktop
 GNOME Power Statistics displays detailed information about battery
 status, including charging and discharging rates.
 .
 This package previously contained background services that triggered
 actions in response to power-related events, but the
 gnome-settings-daemon package is now responsible for providing those
 services.
"""

Perhaps the package should also be renamed to gnome-power-statistics,
with a transitional gnome-power-manager package that depends on
gnome-power-statistics and gnome-settings-daemon. That would incidentally
also resolve <https://bugs.debian.org/822632> by providing a way to get
the gnome-power-statistics tool without gnome-settings-daemon.

(I'm not sure how maintained this package is any more; it had a release
earlier this year, but very little is changing, and there are plans
upstream for gnome-usage to grow a Power panel, which would mostly
obsolete gnome-power-statistics.)

    smcv

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