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 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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Aug 092008

VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

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Jun 232008

Azureus, now called Vuze is a hi-res BitTorrent client written in JAVA. The BitTorrent protocol is a new way of exchanging or distributing data over the internet. Downloading also means uploading, and the amounts of each are linked, to ensure fairness and rapidity in the spread of the file at hand.

Azureus/Vuze allows you to

Search for torrents beyond Vuze straight from the client

Discover high quality, maverick content on the Vuze network

Download quickly and efficiently with intelligent bandwidth, queue and speed management

Download and stream high-quality content from the Vuze Network

Easily share torrents with Vuze “Friends” feature

Share bandwidth with “Friends” to get a “Friend Boost” and download faster

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