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OpenSUSE

Krusader - Advanced Twinpanel File Manager in openSUSE

Post date: October 10, 2008, 22:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3243 Comments
Tutorial quote: Krusader is an advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total Commander. It provides all the file management features you could possibly want with features like extensive archive handling, mounted filesystem support, FTP, advanced search module, an internal viewer/editor, directory synchronisation, file content comparisons, powerful batch renaming and much much more
Ubuntu

Running The Chromium Browser On Ubuntu 8.04 With CrossOver Chromium

Post date: October 9, 2008, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3052 Comments
Tutorial quote: Chromium is an open-source browser project that is the basis for Google's Chrome browser. Right now, Chromium doesn't support Linux natively, but Codeweavers has created a Linux port called CrossOver Chromium that can be installed free of charge. This guide shows how to install CrossOver Chromium on Ubuntu 8.04.
Ubuntu

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 7, 2008, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3682 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.
Ubuntu

Installing Adobe AIR 1.1 For Linux Beta On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 5, 2008, 16:10 Category: Desktop Views: 2756 Comments
Tutorial quote: Adobe AIR is a technology that lets you run Internet applications on the desktop. With AIR you do not need a browser to run such desktop applications. This tutorial explains how you can install Adobe AIR 1.1 for Linux beta on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop and how you can install AIR applications.
gOS

The Perfect Desktop - gOS 3.0 Gadgets

Post date: October 2, 2008, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 5891 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS 3.0 Gadgets desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 8.04, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; gOS 3.0 Gadgets uses the GNOME desktop.
Ubuntu

Installing Google Android SDK 1.0 On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Post date: September 28, 2008, 10:09 Category: Desktop Views: 2892 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how you can install the Google Android SDK 1.0 on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. With this stable release of the Android SDK, you can now develop applications for Android smartphones (like T-Mobile's G1) and offer them on the Android Market.
OpenSUSE

Mac OS like Dock in openSUSE (Avant Window Navigator)

Post date: September 26, 2008, 16:09 Category: Desktop Views: 3662 Comments
Tutorial quote: Avant Window Navigator (AWN/Awn) is a dock-like navigation bar for the linux desktop that positions itself at the bottom of the screen. It can be used to keep track of open windows and behaves like a normal window list.
OpenSUSE

Inkscape - free opensource Vector Graphics Editor in openSUSE

Post date: September 17, 2008, 22:09 Category: Desktop Views: 3175 Comments
Tutorial quote: InkScape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface.
SuSe

aMSN - opensource MSN messenger client for openSUSE

Post date: September 16, 2008, 22:09 Category: Desktop Views: 5368 Comments
Tutorial quote: aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone for Windows,Linux,Unix & Mac with features like offline messaging, voice clips, picture display, custom emoticons, webcam support, full speed file transfer, chat logs etc
OpenSUSE

Stellarium - Free opensource planetorium on your computer

Post date: September 15, 2008, 22:09 Category: Desktop Views: 4449 Comments
Tutorial quote: Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
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