Even though I use KDE as my desktop environment I find KDE’s K3b optical disk burning tool too buggy for my taste. Gnome’s Brasero, on the other hand, is simpler and works perfectly. K3b is well integrated into KDE and you can easily right-click on a file in Dolphin and choose to burn it to a DVD with K3b. Let’s see how we can integrate Brasero into the KDE right-click context menus for easy access.
LinuxDC++ is a Direct Connect client for Linux. You can use LinuxDC++ to connect to Direct Connect hubs and share files with other users. In this guide I show you how to install LinuxDC++ on an OpenSUSE system.
The K Desktop Environment (KDE) includes a great terminal program called Konsole. Using Konsole you can access the Linux command line from within KDE. With Konsole you can change the background and foreground colors of your terminal window, and one of the best features is the ability to set the colors using the command line or Linux shell. This allows you to do some cool things like change the color scheme depending on the program you are running.
YaST is the system configuration and software installation tool that comes with OpenSUSE Linux. You can use YaST to easily install, remove and update programs on your Linux system. YaST downloads software from various online repositories that keep collections of organized software. By default YaST only includes the official openSUSE repositories. But to install most software packages you will need to enable community repositories like the Packman repository. This is how you go about doing it.
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