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. Continue reading “Spicebird – Information & Communication Center”
A few days ago I connected the Raidsonic Icybox IB-NAS4220-B with my WLAN router and DSL modem Siemens Gigaset SX550 Wlan (which is also working as a DHCP server for my little home network). However, the web interface of my Icybox was not accessible by “http://IB-NAS4220-B“, as mentioned in the manual.
In this case Raidsonic offers a tool on the cd, to find the Icybox NAS, when connected to a network. Unfortunately this tools is for Windows only. I tried to use it via Wine. The application started but did not find anything. So I had to start Windows to find the IP that my DHCP server had assigned to the Icybox. Once I have found this IP address I could access the web interface, which is available in several languages (e.g. English, German). Continue reading “Configuring the Icybox NAS 4220”
The installation process of the the two hard disks is pretty straight forward. Just follow the instructions in the surprisingly well translated hand book and after a few minutes you can start the NAS for the first time. Continue reading “Installing the Raidsonic NAS Icybox 4220”