Upgrade to Ubuntu 7.10 has negative impact on battery life

Since my upgrade to Ubuntu 7.10 my notebook’s battery life went considerably down. In my post Battery life of FSC Amilo si1520: Windows Vista vs. Ubuntu 7.04 I was mentioning a battery life of about 3:00 hours in normal conditions on my FSC Amilo si1520, with a dimmed screen and wifi off it was even […]

Spicebird – Information & Communication Center

A few days ago the guys at Synovel released Spicebird. It integrates the excellent programs Mozilla Thunderbird (email), Sunbird (desktop calendar) and Xmpp4moz (instant messaging). I am using the first two myself on Ubuntu 7.10. Well, instead of Sunbird I am using Lightning, which is integrating in Thunderbird as a plug-in.