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17 November 2010, 15:57

openSUSE Medical 0.0.6 released

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openSUSE Medical Logo The openSUSE Project developers have announced the release of version 0.0.6 of their openSUSE Medical sub-project aimed at doctors and medical staff. According to openSUSE Medical founder Sascha Manns, the latest stable version of the openSUSE Medical distribution includes a variety of updates and fixes compared to the previous 2 releases, as well as the addition of a variety of new packages for medical use – an extensive list of open source healthcare software applications is available on Wikipedia.

New packages include FreeMedForms (FMF), the FreeDiams prescriber, and TEMPO software for 3D visualisation of brain electrical activity, which accepts EEG file in standard EDF format and creates animated sequences of topographic maps. The developers also note that version 0.0.6 corrects previous problems with *.desktop files and now stores all medical desktop applications under Menu / Education / Science.

Additional details can be found in the official release announcement or on the openSUSE Medical Team web page. Version 0.0.6 of openSUSE Medical is available to download from the project's site.

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