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PSXImager 1.1

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 6:33pm
PSXImager is a collection of tools for dumping and (pre-)mastering PlayStation 1 ("PSX") CD-ROM images. What sets PSXImager apart from standard ISO 9660 imaging tools is that PSXImager handles images in the CD-ROM XA format, which is what the PlayStation 1 uses.

Release Notes: The 'psxbuild' tool now recalculates error correction/detection data in XA files when adding them to a CD image.

Release Tags: Stable

Tags: CD Ripping, CD Writing, game development

Licenses: GPLv2

WeatherLog 1.9

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 6:16pm
WeatherLog is an application for keeping track of the weather and getting information about past trends.

Release Notes: This release is a large code cleanup, and also contains quite a few bugfixes.

Release Tags: Stable, Minor Enhancements

Tags: Weather, Utilities

Licenses: MIT/X

GroupServer 14.03

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 5:52pm
GroupServer is a Web-based mailing list manager designed for large sites. It provides email interaction like a traditional mailing list manager but also supports reading, searching, and posting of messages and files via the Web. Users have forum-style profiles, and can manage their email addresses and other settings using the same Web interface. It has supports features such as Atom feeds, a basic CMS, statistics, multiple verified addresses per user, and bounce detection, and is able to be heavily customized.

Release Notes: The major new feature in this release is a completely new user-interface for GroupServer. Almost all the changes to GroupServer are user-visible and include new notifications and updated systems for adding people.

Release Tags: GUI, bootstrap, notifications

Tags: Communications, Email, Mailing List Servers, File Sharing, Internet, Web, Site Management, Office/Business, groupware, Text Processing, Markup, XML, XSL/XSLT, Collaboration, Listserv

Licenses: ZPL 2.1

ChaiScript 5.3.0

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 5:31pm
ChaiScript is an embedded scripting language designed from the ground up to directly target C++ and take advantage of modern C++ development techniques. Being a native C++ application, it has some advantages over existing embedded scripting languages. It uses a header-only approach, which makes it easy to integrate with existing projects. It maintains type safety between your C++ application and user scripts. It supports a variety of C++ techniques including callbacks, overloaded functions, class methods, and STL containers.

Release Notes: Official support for MSVC with C++11. All major platforms and compilers are now supported for the C++11 release. Enhanced unit tests. Adds a continue statement and fixes various use cases for for loops. Fixes the use of suffixed numbers in vector initialization. Eliminates global data, which makes code more portable and thread safe.

Release Tags: Major

Tags: scripting language, embeddable programming language

Licenses: BSD Revised

LaunchControl 1.14.1

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 5:12pm
LaunchControl is a fully-featured launchd(8) frontend allowing you to manage and debug system and user services on your Mac. It provides everything you need to load, unload, start, create, edit, remove, or troubleshoot launch services. It supports all documented features of launchd, reports potential problems before a job is even started, and makes sure you always create valid configurations. It supports user LaunchAgents and Global and System LaunchAgents/Daemons. It shows all services and their status at a glance, and misconfigured services are highlighted. You can enable or disable services, and find them with a job filter. Not just a plist editor, it provides a dedicated interface for every configuration key with an adaptive interface that displays only information relevant for the selected job.

Release Notes: Warns about too large values in ExitTimeOut, StartInterval, ThrottleInterval, and TimeOut. This version also fixes a problem that occurred when entering values greater 9999 for the aforementioned keys with specific locale settings.

Tags: launchd, launchctl, daemon, Agent

Licenses: Shareware

Lernstick Exam Environment 2014-03-27

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 4:45pm
Lernstick Exam Environment is a live Linux distribution with a focus on exam situations, usually installed on USB sticks. To provide up-to-date software choice on a solid base, it uses a combination of Debian stable with official and custom backports. Access to local storage media (internal hard drive, other USB storage media) or network access is prohibited per default, but certain network connections (e.g., to network printers or websites) can be allowed in a whitelist.

Release Notes: Microsoft signed the project's shim, so it now supports Secure Boot. The booloader features automatic kernel selection (486 for older systems, 686-pae for newer systems). The integrated backup software has been translated into several languages. Many software packages (GeoGebra, Iceweasel, NVIDIA drivers, etc.) were upgraded.

Tags: Linux Distributions, Live DVD, education, exam

Licenses: GPL

Lernstick Personal Learning Environment 2014-03-27

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 4:40pm
Lernstick is a Live Linux distribution with focus on education; it is usually installed on USB sticks. To provide up-to-date software choice on a solid base, it uses a combination of Debian stable with official and custom backports. Although the distribution is mainly used on removable media (USB sticks, USB hard disks, SD cards, etc.), it can also be installed on internal hard drives.

Release Notes: Microsoft signed the project's shim, so it now supports Secure Boot. The booloader features automatic kernel selection (486 for older systems, 686-pae for newer systems). The system partition uses ext4 to support files larger than 4GB. A separate FAT32 boot partition was added. The welcome application supports the installation of Google Chrome and the programming strategy game Colobot. Many software packages (GeoGebra, Ardour, Blender, darktable, Iceweasel, Wireshark, ownCloud, Steam client, NVIDIA drivers, etc.) were upgraded.

Tags: Live Linux education

Licenses: GPL + Classpath Exception

Mover 0.001

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 4:07pm
Mover is a system designed to move mail while eliminating as much metadata as possible. In fact, it eliminates virtually all metadata, except for the order and possibly the time that a message arrives at a given site. Addresses are encryption keys. The encrypted messages are sent to all mover locations. The intended recipient uses their key to decrypt the message.

Release Notes: This version appears to work enough to be somewhat useful. Currently, OpenSSL and GPG encryption are supported. The beginnings of support for One Time Pads are included as well. There is currently no documentation or user friendly interfaces.

Release Tags: Alpha

Tags: Mail

Licenses: GPLv3

BASH History Suggest Box 1.3

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 4:05pm
BASH history suggest box is a command line utility which brings improved BASH command completion from the history. It aims to make completion easier to use and more efficient than Ctrl-r.

Release Notes: This release brings performance improvements that enable efficient processing of huge histories, as well as important fixes.

Release Tags: cli, performance

Tags: history, Linux, bash, Completion, cli

Licenses: Apache 2.0

abcm2ps 7.8.0

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:41pm
abcm2ps is a package that converts music tunes from ABC format to PostScript. Based on abc2ps version 1.2.5, it was developed mainly to print baroque organ scores that have independant voices played on one or more keyboards, and a pedal-board. It introduces many extensions to the ABC language that make it suitable for classical music.

Release Notes: Several bugs were fixed.

Tags: music, score

Licenses: GPL

Jodd 3.5.1

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:37pm
Jodd is a Java utility library and set of frameworks. Jodd tools enrich the JDK with many powerful and feature rich utilities. It helps with everyday tasks, and makes code more robust and reliable. Jodd frameworks is set of lightweight application frameworks, compact yet powerful. Designed following the CoC, DRY, and SCS principles, it makes development simple, but not simpler; you get 90% of the features with 10% of the usual effort.

Release Notes: Removes all `*AndClose()` *DbOom* methods and adds `autoClose()` mode instead. Improves `setPreparedStatementObject()` in *DbOom*. Joins a few classes to `PreparableInterceptor` in *Madvoc*. `Printf` is improved. Adds `ParsedSql` holder and removes chunks cache in *DbOom*. Adds `CollectionConverter` in the type converter tool. Adds a log in *Madvoc* when injection fails, or throws an exception. The method `hasRootProperty()` has been added to `BeanUtil`. *Madvoc* action methods can have arguments. An NPE in *Http* when the response body is `null` and when 'Content-Length' is missing has been fixed.

Tags: Software Development, Libraries, Java Libraries, Application Frameworks

Licenses: BSD Revised

phpMyAdmin 4.1.12

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:29pm
phpMyAdmin is a tool intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. It can create, rename, and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields, create dumps of tables and databases, export/import CSV data, and administrate one single database and multiple MySQL servers.

Release Notes: A "Missing value in the form" message in the SQL box was fixed.

Release Tags: Stable

Tags: Database, Front-Ends, Systems Administration

Licenses: GPL

s6-portable-utils 1.0.3

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:07pm
s6-portable-utils is a set of tiny general Unix utilities, often performing well-known tasks such as cut and grep, but optimized for simplicity and small size. They were designed for embedded systems and other constrained environments, but work everywhere. Other sets of small utilities are usually system-specific; for instance, the (otherwise excellent) BusyBox project only works on Linux.

Release Notes: This release fixes a small bug whereby s6-mkfifo would incorrectly respect the umask.

Release Tags: Minor bugfixes

Tags: SysAdmin, Utilities, Command Line Tools

Licenses: ISC

skalibs 1.5.1

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:06pm
skalibs is a set of general-purpose, low-level C libraries, all in the public domain. It can replace or hide the standard C library to some extent. It is designed to allow building of small static binaries. It is used in building all skarnet.org software, including execline and s6.

Release Notes: This release fixes a build bug with cross-compilation.

Release Tags: Minor bugfixes

Tags: Software Development, Libraries

Licenses: ISC

HTML Forms generation and validation 2014.03.27

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 11:39am
HTML Forms generation and validation is a PHP class that generates HTML forms supporting many built-in validation types on server and client sides. It prevents security attacks by discarding spoofed values, has multiple submit protection, outputs HTML for fields displayed as fully accessible or in read-only mode, and has field value filtering and reformatting. It can be extended with custom control plug-ins. AJAX based form submission, upload monitor progress bar, auto-complete text input, automatic layout renderer, calendar date, CAPTCHA, Google Maps world location selection, linked select, and animation effects plug-ins are available.

Release Notes: This release fixes the encoding of non-ASCII characters in PHP 5.4 or later. It also adds support to output list select inputs as hidden. It fixes the CRUD plugin when creating, updating, and deleting entries. The scaffolding plugin avoids displaying messages depending on the read option being enabled, fixes the position of checkboxes and radio buttons, and avoids displaying error messages for invalid fields without an error message.

Tags: Internet, Web, Dynamic Content, CGI Tools/Libraries, Software Development, Libraries, php classes

Licenses: BSD Revised

ZABBIX 2.2.3rc1

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 10:19am
ZABBIX is an enterprise-class distributed monitoring solution designed to monitor and track performance and availability of network servers, devices, and other IT resources. It supports distributed and Web-based monitoring, auto-discovery, real-time monitoring, SLA assurance, trending, and more.

Release Notes: This release candidate contains performance improvements for SNMP and Oracle backend along with numerous bugfixes.

Release Tags: Release Candidate

Tags: Logging, Networking, Monitoring, Systems Administration

Licenses: GPL

Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services 4.11.0

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 9:57am
Aspose.BarCode for Reporting Services is a .NET solution for rendering barcodes images in SQL Server 2000, 2005, and 2008 Reporting Services. It supports over 29 linear (1D) and 2D barcode symbologies including MacroPdf417, Australia Post, OneCode, Code128, Code39, PDF417, UPCA, Codabar, MSI, and QR. It can also render barcode images on reports in BMP, JPEG, PNG, and GIF formats. Other features include EAN-128 application identifiers, DPI resolution settings, barcode size, and location adjustments.

Release Notes: This release introduced support for exporting reports to XPS format. The product installation procedure was improved by providing support for enhanced logging. If an error happens, the error message will contain more details and not just "Object null reference exception".

Release Tags: SQL reports to XPS format, export reports to XPS format, Enhanced Error Detection, enhanced logging support, enhanced recognition of license file, improved product installation procedure, rendering Extensions

Tags: Symbology Editing, barcode symbology, Barcode Rendering, 2D barcode symbologies

Licenses: Proprietary

Giada 0.8.4

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 9:47am
Giada is a minimal, hardcore audio tool for DJs and live performers. Just pick your sample, drop it in any channel, and start the show by using this tiny piece of software as a loop machine, drum machine, sequencer, live sampler, or effect (VST) host. Giada aims to be a compact and portable virtual device for production use and live sets.

Release Notes: This version features a new "loop once bar" mode, several internal (and invisible) improvements, and bugfixes. It also marks the end of the 0.8 series.

Tags: loop player, loop machine, loop handler, Audio Player, drum machine, sound, Audio, multimedia, Windows, Linux, Mac OSX, osx, vst, VSTi

Licenses: Freeware, GPLv3

Lynis 1.4.8

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 9:23am
Lynis is an auditing and hardening tool for Unix derivatives like Linux/BSD/Solaris. It scans systems to detect software and security issues. Besides security-related information, it will also scan for general system information, installed packages, and possible configuration mistakes. The software is aimed at assisting automated auditing, software patch management, and vulnerability and malware scanning of Unix-based systems.

Release Notes: This release adds several improvements like extending accounting, new suggestions, and changes to the LILO boot loader test.

Tags: Security, Forensics, Diagnostics, Audit

Licenses: GPLv3

Grenouille 0.3

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 10:11pm
Grenouille is an online service for weather data. All data can be obtained in JSON and displayed on a map. The Web application is based on Flask and uses PostgreSQL. It can be deployed on Heroku. An example of a client for the Yocto-Meteo sensor is provided.

Release Notes: The administrator of the platform has now the ability to enable/disable the API key of a user. Moreover, it is possible for authenticated users to get all measures sent by a station in a JSON file.

Release Tags: Feature Addition

Tags: Weather, weather station, heroku, Meteorology

Licenses: Affero GPL v3 or more recent