Dec 222008
 

KCheckGMail, as the name implies is a simple utility for KDE desktop which sits in the systray and notifies of any new email on your GMail email account. KCheckGMail works OK on KDE 4.x desktops and is tested on KDE 3.5.

KCheckGMail works on openSUSE 11.1, openSUSE 11.0 and openSUSE 10.3.

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Dec 202008
 

Aria2 is a free opensource file download utility that supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, BitTorrent¬† (DHT, PEX, MSE/PE) and Metalink. aria2 can download a file from multiple sources/protocols and tries to utilize your maximum download bandwidth. It supports downloading a file from HTTP,HTTPS/FTP and BitTorrent at the same time. Using Metalink’s chunk checksums, aria2 automatically validates chunks of data while downloading a file like BitTorrent.
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Dec 202008
 

In openSUSE 11.1, laptops installed with the BCM4311/BCM4312/BCM4321/BCM4322 Wireless LAN cards like the Dell Inspiron 1525 do not have drivers installed and hence do not work out of the box. In Dell this Wireless card is labelled as “Dell 1395 Wireless card”. Broadcom has released a linux version of its driver both 32-bit (x86) and 64bit (x86_64) editions for BCM4311, BCM4312, BCM4321 & BCM4322 Wireless cards. A 1-click install Yast Metapackage file (YMP) is available for install from Packman which makes it easy to get your wireless up and running in no time.

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Nov 092008
 

PySolFC, a fork of PySol Solitaire is a collection of 1048 solitaire card games. PySolFC is free opensource and is released under GNU GPL License. As pointed by our readers, UltraSol which is a collection of 400 or more Solitaire games looks like a re-brand of PySolFC. PySolFC contains games that use the 52 card International Pattern deck, games for the 78 card Tarock deck, eight and ten suit Ganjifa games, Hanafuda games, Matrix games, Mahjongg games, and games for an original hexadecimal-based deck. Its features include modern look and feel (uses Tile widget set), multiple cardsets and tableau backgrounds, sound, unlimited undo, player statistics, a hint system, demo games, a solitaire wizard, support for user written plug-ins.

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Nov 052008
 

Ultrasol is a collection of nearly 400 different solitaire or patience games. There are games that use the 52 card International Pattern deck, games for the 78 card Tarock deck, eight and ten suit Ganjifa games, Hanafuda games, Matrix games, Mahjongg games, and games for an original hexadecimal-based deck.
It includes many different sets of playing card images and all under standard solitaire type window.

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