Disable unused USB devices in Ubuntu

Sadly Ubuntu does not yet support the multitouch screen and fingerprint reader of my notebook. I also hardly use my webcam. That is why I decided to disable the devices to save energy. I put together a small PHP which I called “unbindUsb” script that can be run in the command line to enable/disable the […]

Disabling tracker to save energy

I noticed many “tracker-miner-fs” threads that seem to be running in the background but sadly use a lot of CPU time. They belong to a very useful framework that aims to improve the Ubuntu desktop experience: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Tracker At the moment it is not very useful for me so I decided to disable it for the […]

Tagged as Power saving, Ubuntu