Ubuntu power management nonsense

Posted by soulrebel on Nov 26, 2007 8:35 AM EDT
Developer's blog; By Andrea Ratto
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One thing that Ubuntu has left half finished is power management. It goes a long way supporting standby, hibernation, laptop buttons and switches out of the box, but leaves many important features hard to configure. Currently at least two different systems coexist in a Ubuntu installation: laptop-mode-tools and acpi-support. Out of both we have powernowd and gnome-power-manager which only take care of a particular aspect. As you see there are too many programs doing small bits of a bigger job...

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