Month: November 2014

Whaaw! light weight media player

Description : Whaaw! Media Player is a lightweight media player that supports fullscreen
            : mode, seeking, changing video colour settings and more. It will play any audio
            : or video files that GStreamer can play. It is intended to be a basic media
            : player without any GNOME dependencies.

So, this is light weight media player with not too many features but does good as a simple media player.

To install:


sudo yum install whaawmp

ncurses based eFTE editor – programmers lightweight editor

nefte is a lightweight programmers editor. Here is descriptioin:


Description : eFTE is an advanced programmers editor with goals of being lightweight, yet
            : totally configurable. Support for user defined programming languages, menu
            : systems and key bindings are provided with many common defaults already
            : defined. eFTE is still a new project, however, we extend from the FTE editor
            : which was first released in 1995, so eFTE is tried and true with many features
            : for the programmer/text editor.
            : This package contains nefte, the ncurses version of the editor.

And to install:

sudo yum install nefte


There are lot of features taht you can explore and use.
It is quite lightweight programmers editor.

nomacs – light weight image viewer

To install:

sudo yum install nomacs

nomacs is a very light weight viewer for images with some fetures that you find useful (rotate image,
crop and see in 1:1. Not too much features but definately very light weight and good for daily use.

Description : nomacs is image viewer based on Qt4 library.
: nomacs is small, fast and able to handle the most common image formats.
: Additionally it is possible to synchronize multiple viewers
: running on the same computer or via LAN is possible.
: It allows to compare images and spot the differences
: e.g. schemes of architects to show the progress).