Jun 162009

Capivara is a two pane file manager with remote synchronization support using SFTP and FTP. Capivara  synchronization adds features like comparing timestamps or SHA-1 hash values and has a preview mode to shos which files are going to be deleted or copied. Because Capivara is Java based and all it requries is a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) it can run on multiple platforms like Linux, Solaris, Unix, Solaris, Mac OSX and windows.

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Mar 212009

TV-Browser is a simple Digital TV Guide that supports more than 500 TV channels and 80 Radio stations. TV-Browser collects TV program information from different sources on the internet and presents it neatly as a Digital TV Guide with pictures where there possible (if there are no copyright issues).TV-Browser is a free opensource software licensed under GPL that can run on multiple platforms like Windows, Linux, MacOS & OS/2 as it is Java based and requires only the SUN Java runtime environment to work properly.

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Jan 062009

After installing Sun Java SE 6, you may find problems in unmounting the fuser control filesystem and mounted Windows Filesystems (NTFS) at system shutdown time. You may encounter the following error when the system tries to shutdown and unmount the file systems:

Can’t locl lock file /etc/mtab~: timed out

ntfs-3g: unknown option ‘-n’.
Please type ‘/sbin/mount.ntfs-3g –help’ for more information

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Sep 272008

aTunes is a multi-platform Java based fully featured audio player and audio manager aTunes supports Windows, Linux, Unix operating systems. aTunes currently plays mp3, ogg, wma, wav, flac, mp4 and radio streaming, allowing users to easily edit tags on the audio files, organize music and rip Audio CDs.

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Aug 262008

Buddi is a personal finance and budgeting program, aimed at those who have little or no financial background. Designed to keep the software simpler but still effectively help users to manage their finances. Buddi is released a free opensource software released under GNU GPL license. Buddi will run on almost any computer which has a Java virtual machine installed. This can include Windows, Macintosh OS X, Linux, and many other operating systems.

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