A Low Battery Warning Icon for your Pocket PiGRRL#piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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I recently made myself an Adafruit Pocket PiGRRL and I wanted to modify it so it would warn me when the battery was running low – there is a small red LED but its hidden inside the case!

The plan was to create a program which would sense the battery getting low and put a warning icon on the top left of screen giving me time to shutdown the Pi properly or plug it in.

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