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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Release Notes: This version of the software is the first version to be released under the FreeBSD license.
Release Tags: license
Tags: Scientific/Engineering, Software Development, Libraries, Simulation
Release Notes: Modify/store/load car setups during practice and qualifying sessions. Improved content (totally reworked racetrack e-track-2; improved e-track-6 and wheel-2). The ability of robots to change the car setup during a pit stop. New Robottools API calls for handling car setups. Improvements to the simulation engine (1.5 way LSD, third element). Adjustments to the car categories and physical models. A new 4 speed stock car and category. Improvements to the TORCS Racing Board (public download of robots from past championships; reviewing best lap times per track). Many little improvements and bugfixes.
Tags: Games/Entertainment, Simulation, research, education
Release Notes: This release is just a small update. It adds the -Xo parameter to suppress displaying of member options.
Release Tags: Minor
Tags: Networking, Linux CLI, Netfilter, wrapper launcher, bash, shell, Security
Release Notes: Some bugs has been fixed on the way to a stable release.
Release Tags: Unstable
Release Notes: This release for Linux kernel 3.12 includes bug fixes in the freezing, checkpointing, Mostimeof, SIGCHLD vs. the "wait" system call, and "setgroups" system call.
Release Tags: 3.12 upgrade
Tags: Linux, Cluster Operating System, Accelerators Cluster
Release Notes: This is largely a stable update featuring Firefox 25 and Flash updates. The new features are an extension which allows touchscreen users to drag the page and Emoji font support.
Release Tags: emoji touch
Tags: Internet, Web, Browsers, Operating Systems, Linux Distributions, CD-Based, Office/Business
Licenses: DFSG, MIT/X
Release Notes: This is a stable release with a uid_map file security fix and many other bugfixes.
Release Tags: Major bug fixes security fixes Stable
Tags: Diagnostics, Hardware, Monitoring
Licenses: BSD Original
Release Notes: This release fixes quite serious bugs: Hexadecimal character literals (like '\u03C0') were parsed incorrectly by the compiler, and the asin() and atan() functions returned incorrect values.
Tags: javame, Operating System, midlet
Release Notes: This release fixes several bugs introduced in 2.6.4, especially the failing home/end keys while the embedded PDF viewer is enabled, and Mac compatibility.
Release Tags: bug fix release
Tags: Editor, LaTeX
Release Notes: This release fixes all git functions, provides OpenSSH in place of dropbear for full SSH operability, and includes a bonus Asteroid-like multiplayer game, Matanza. The SDK used to build ZShaolin has been updated, and supports multiple toolchains including the NDK provided by Google. Work on a new packaging system has just started.
Release Tags: Major bugfixes, bonus game
Tags: shell, ffmpeg, video converter, Image Conversion, Audio Encoder, scripting, Lua
Licenses: GPLv3, MIT/X, BSD Original, GPLv2
Release Notes: The main change is how heap-allocated memory is handled by default; it is now initialized to zeroes before use. A MDB_NOMEMINIT option has been added to disable this, since it may have a slight performance cost depending on data sizes. Some regressions from 0.9.9 were fixed in mdb_page_split() and mdb_cursor_del(), and some build issues with Windows64 were fixed.
Tags: Database, Software Development, Libraries
Release Notes: This release improves R7RS support and includes an updated parser that understands Unicode hex values and an expanded set of named characters, cond-expand syntax to statically expand different expressions depending upon whether features are present in the Scheme implementation, and new syntax/functions, including letrec*, syntax-error, include, unless, when, nan?, finite?, infinite?, exact-integer?, exact?, inexact?, square, boolean=?, symbol=?, read-line, flush-output-port, and eof-object. In addition, a library was added to compute simple random numbers.
Tags: Languages, Interpreters, Libraries
Release Notes: This version fixes a few bugs and restores compatibility with the latest FFmpeg versions.
Tags: 3D, Video, stereoscopic
Release Notes: This release contains several enhancements and bugfixes, as well as new features. Experimental features added are DMARC, PRDR, TPDA, and Redis. Enhancements/bugfixes to existing features touched Cyrus SASL, default logging of remote acceptance, number suffix "G", allowing multiple router/transport header statements, TLS, DNS, Authenticators, Retry rules, Header generation, LDAP/LDAP_TLS, ClamAV settings, and the build system. There are new commandline options for better sendmail compatibility, cutthrough delivery, calling an ACL as an expansion item, and some new expansion variables.
Release Tags: Minor bugfixes, Minor Enhancements, new features
Tags: Communications, Email, Mail Transport Agents
Release Notes: This release add a Random value chooser to generate questions with random parts. It also add a plugin to display graphically the students' paths to the good answer. In the list of bad answers for a question, the answers with the same canonization are now grouped together.
Release Tags: Stable
Tags: e-exam, e-learning, Web, assessment
Release Notes: This release supports WebGL in IE11, in addition to Firefox and Chrome. It also fixes bugs occurring when used with Chrome 31.
Release Notes: This release fixes some bugs with "add", removes new attributes from elements, and adds a popup menu function to cut all items from current one.
Tags: HTML Editor, bootstrap, lift
Release Notes: This release adds ECL visualizations (including a new cellFormatter bundle), improvements to ECL Watch Technical Preview, an ECL Plugin for Eclipse's new features, a Roxie Monitoring Tool (Ganglia) Technical Preview which leverages Ganglia, an Open Source, scalable, distributed monitoring system to produce a graphical view of a Roxie cluster's servers , package map improvements, GROUP JOIN and LOOKUP JOIN improvements, and much more.
Release Tags: Minor
Tags: High Performance Computing, Big Data, Parallel processing, Super Computing, Computer Cluster, Parallel Computing, Data Intensive Computing
Licenses: Commercial, Apache License 2.0
Release Notes: VLC 2.1.1 is the first minor version of the VLC 2.1.x branch. It fixes a numerous bugs and regressions introduced in 2.1.0, adds experimental HEVC and VP9 decoding, and improves the VLC installer on Windows.
Release Tags: Minor Release, Stable, Security
Tags: multimedia, Video, Display, Sound/Audio, Players
Release Notes: This release is based on Slackware Linux 14.0 and Slackware-Live 0.3.10. It include 85 applications which appear in the main menu, for a total of 598 packages and 1.9 GB of uncompressed space. It's designed for a minimal but complete environment around JWM Window Manager, with office (Abiword, Gnumeric), multimedia (Avidemux, Mhwaveedit), education (Zekr, Artha), and games (Cuyo, Lbreakout2).
Release Tags: Major feature enhancements, Minor bugfixes
Tags: Slackware, Muslim, Live-CD, Operating System