Category: cool but untested open source software


got it installed on debian8 and it starts but seems broken for debian8 + lightdm + MATE Gnome2 Desktop. (at least not in that Hyper-V VM) not highly important but would be fun 😀 (you will need JavaScript to […]

scanning with linux – brother and epson

interesting but untested app under CentOS MATE Gnome2 it was successfully tested with a Brother 9460 CDN under Debian 8. Brother is shipping it’s own brsane config tool. this should work for Ubuntu as well. epson via usb: if […]

Howto Setup jitsi debian mate

so my idea is… jitsi is that cool open source, multi platform chat and video + audio conference tool that you can even use with/over google hangout… so it uses their servers but encrypts your stuff? (not sure!) 😀 „scalable […]


update: 2018: Vivaldi is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by Opera Software co-founder and former CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner and Tatsuki Tomita. The browser was officially launched on April 12, 2016.[8][9] […]


Checkout: IceCat Description BlueLightCat is a simple browser whose feature list includes things like „History“, „Bookmarks“ and „QuickView“, that is a page to see the most visited hosts. It is small, less then 10,000 lines of code and very fast. […]


you know blender is that cool tool that i wished it was available 20 years ago on an Atari Falcon with mathematical Co-Processor (this was an costly Addon :-D) I tried to accomplish anything with on an Atari Falcon 030, […]


the problem: *.rtfd seems to be a „stuck on OSX“ problem… but actually TextEdit is a OpenSource (!) software 🙂                          4.0+20061029-3.4+b1               amd64        Text editor for GNUstep you can download debian packages here:;O=A and install it via: wget […]