Jun 152010

Google Chrome is the new cool faster browser that has been around and making news for a while but only on Windows until recently they finally released the Linux version of the browser. With google chrome browser slowly gaining traction and acceptance among general internet users, the browser has also evolved from being a simple raw fast browser with features like themes and extensions that made Firefox so very popular and more web app integration.

Jun 232009

Clive is a command line utility for extracting videos from Youtube and other video sharing Web sites. Click here to see how to install and configure in openSUSE.

There is also a cutdown version of Clive, CClive which has a smaller footprint and fewer dependencies. The feature stripped off Clive to create CClive are paste, background, emit-xml, progress type and Cache.

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Jun 172009

gPodder is a simple, free opensource software (licensed under GPLv3) to download free audio and video content (“podcasts”) from the Internet and watch it on your computer or on the go on your mobile or iPod. gPodder can support feeds from RSS, Atom and Youtube. gPodder is available in most Linux distributions, FreeBSD, Windows and on Maemo-based devices and supports iPod, MP3 player and mobile phones (e.g. Nokia N800 and N810). The user interfaces supported on gPodder are GTK+, Maemo 4, Maemo 5 and CLI.

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