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Aug
19
2008

BitTorrent : Faster and more stable Downloads

What is BitTorrent ? BitTorrent is an open source peer-to-peer protocol for distributing large amounts of data and files over the internet.The idea behind BitTorrent is to allow massive distribution of popular files without paining the actual source(Server). How the traditional download works ? Consider a traditional download method, where the user downloads a file from a server.When unusually high numbers of users are simultaneously downloading the same file, causing the server to run out [...]

Aug
9
2008

CinePaint : Professional Open Source raster graphics editor

Some of my friends who work in the film industry asked my what open source can offer for them ?So I decided to introduce some open-source tools available for Film industry (Hey the first OpenMovie is out there!)CinePaint is an open source raster graphics editor, it is one of the most successful open tool in feature motion picture work today. CinePaint is started as a fork for Gimp 1.0.4 version. CinePaint has so far been [...]

Jul
30
2008

Entertainer : An open mediacenter solution for you

One of the most important aspect of why I wasn’t shifting from OS X to Linux was lack of good Media center capabilities of Linux, So this week I’ve been searching for one and found entertainer, a new simple elegant and fresh looking Media center solution for Linux Machines. I think I started changing my mind. Entertainer Entertainer is a simple easy to use media center solutions for Linux machines with Gnome and XFace desktop [...]

Jul
28
2008

Essential Firefox Addons

Everyone is talking about Firefox these days, I thought I must share some of the best add-ons that I use regularly with Firefox.So have a look at them and start customizing your Firefox so that you can do most of the things without leaving Firefox. Adblock Plus – Tired with ads ? then go for this Firefox add-on. Adblock Plus enables you to block ads.If you wish to enable ads for a particular site then [...]