Sep 272008
 

We recently saw here how to install and use Google Chrome web browser using Wine. Obviously not the best user experience considering the errors that occured or the installation procedure. However, the geeks at Codeweavers have developed CrossOver Chromium based on the opensource Chromium project which is the basis of the Google Chrome browser. CrossOver Chromium uses Wine to run Chromium Browser.

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Sep 152008
 

This article is contributed by Sam, one of our SuSeGeek readers to all us openSUSE users. Thanks Sam!!!

Sam says “Having searched for ways to access my Windows Live Hotmail account using Evolution I came across an article on the Ubuntu Forums regarding the hotwayd package. The original document is based on the procedure from ubuntuforums for Ubuntu using inetd, I have written a quick guide for openSUSE which uses xinetd and is intended for use in configuration of the hotwayd package and the Evolution email client on openSUSE 11 (Gnome)”

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Sep 152008
 

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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Sep 152008
 

BeeDiff (beediff) is a program with graphical user interface (GUI) for comparing and merging files. User have the possibilty to work with two text files, each in separate panel. Panels are side by side. All differences of both texts are highlighted in color. Operation buttons (such as merge and remove) are located directly inside the compared texts in appropriate positions. The program is user-friendly, very simple, and efficient.

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Sep 092008
 

Celestia is a free opensource space simulation software that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia provides photo-realistic, real-time, three-dimensional viewing of the solar system, the galaxy and the universe and has become a valuable tool for education in Astronomy. Celestia is used in homes, schools, museums and planetariums around the world, it also is used as a visualization tool by space mission designers.

Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. The latest stable version is 1.5.1.

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