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Burp 2.0.4

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 11:07am
Burp is a program that backs up and restores data. It uses librsync in order to save on the amount of space that is used by each backup. It also uses VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) to make snapshots when backing up Windows computers.

Release Notes: This is the first release of Burp 2, an experimental version of burp that has the capability of doing inline deduplication with variable length checksums, and sparse indexing on the server side. Use with extreme caution.

Tags: backup

Licenses: AGPLv3

giflib 5.0.6

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 10:26am
giflib is a library for rendering and generating GIF image files. This is the GIF service code in C used for over two decades by graphics applications, Web browsers, game consoles, ATMs, and pretty much anything else that throws pixels on a display. It is simple, stable, and bulletproof.

Release Notes: This release adds a minor fix for a rare memory leak and MinGW port fixes.

Tags: GIF, Graphics

Licenses: MIT/X

Piwigo 2.6.2

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 10:03am
Piwigo is photo gallery system for the Web. The project started in 2002 and is built by an active community of users and developers. It comes with powerful features for publishing and managing your photos, scalability, and smart browsing capabilities such as albums, tags, or calendars. Extensions make Piwigo even more customizable.

Release Notes: Thie version fixes a SQL crash when encountering incoherent permissions, and a CSRF security issue introduced by API methods. The new user manager now displays groups and privacy level in the main table. Nine languages were updated.

Release Tags: Security, Minor feature enhancements, Bugfixes

Tags: multimedia, Graphics, Viewers, Internet, Web, Dynamic Content

Licenses: GPL

sysfunc 1.1.25

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 9:45am
sysfunc is a shell library intended for Unix sysadmins. It provides a set of portable shell functions including features such as file copy, symbolic link management, file/dir deletion, user/group management, data block replacement in a file, line replacement, commenting/uncommenting lines, service management, and volume group/logical volume/file system creation.

Release Notes: Fixes and improvements, fixes in soft_xxx() functions, and an improved save system.

Tags: Unix, shell, SysAdmin

Licenses: LGPL

CoreTML framework 1.2

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 8:10am
CoreTML framework is a template configuration system. It is based on the idea of parametrized templates that are created by inserting special content into source code files. These templates can later be used to generate output files depending upon parameters chosen by the user. CoreTML framework was created primarily to provide a platform for the design and deployment of semiconductor IP cores on a hardware description language (HDL) level (i.e. VHDL or Verilog).

Release Notes: This release features an upgrade of Lua to 5.2.3, the possibility to use 3rd-party Lua addons, a feature to skip shebang and the beginning of the template, and other minor bugfixes and improvements. The build system has been migrated to CMake.

Tags: Template system, FPGA

Licenses: LGPL

Calligra 2.8.1

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 7:59am
Calligra is an integrated suite of applications that cover office, creative, and management needs. It offers applications on both desktop computers and mobile platforms like tablets and smartphones. OpenDocument Format (ODF) is used, making it compatible with OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, and Microsoft Office. Calligra Suite contains the following applications: Calligra Words (word processor), Sheets (spreadsheets), Stage (presentations), Flow (diagrams and flowcharts), Kexi (visual database creator), Braindump (note taking), Plan (project management), Krita (drawing), and Karbon (vector graphics).

Release Notes: This release contains a few important bugfixes in Kexi, Krita, Flow, and Words applications.

Release Tags: Stable, major bug fixes

Tags: KDE, Qt, Office, Office Suites, Office/Business, ODF, OpenDocument Format, Word Processors, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Flowcharts, diagrams, Databases, drawing, Graphics, project management

Licenses: GPL, GPLv2, LGPL

Scid vs. PC 4.12

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 7:42am
Scid vs. PC is a powerful chess toolkit. It has extensive database and PGN file handling capabilities, and can be used to play chess on the internet (with FICS), against a computer chess opponent, or for chess grandmasters to prepare for tournament matches. Additionally, Scid vs. PC can run automated computer tournaments with chess engines playing against each other.

Release Notes: Bugfixes and minor interface refinements. Most of the changes are with the Engine Annotation feature, and FICS (free Internet chess).

Tags: chess, FICS

Licenses: GPL

Vendetta Online 1.8.286

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 7:22am
Vendetta Online is a multi-platform 3D space-combat MMO for Windows, Mac, Linux/32 and Linux/64. The game permits players to interact in a vast online galaxy; fighting, trading, and mining their way to success. A "twitch" type real-time combat model makes true player skill the deciding factor instead of character advancement. Massive capital-ship battles shake the foundations of the major nations at war, while others struggle to push back the encroachment of the AI "Hives". A no-strings free trial is available.

Release Notes: Conquerable station sectors Bractus M-14, Latos I-8, and Pelatus C-12 are now running experimental code to test a solution to weapon hits sometimes not registering. Any problems with these sectors should be reported through support tickets. The virtual mouse (when used through a gamepad controller) on mobile devices now highlights the virtual keyboard button that was selected so multiple presses of 'A' on the gamepad will repeat the same action again.

Tags: Games/Entertainment, First Person Shooters, Arcade, Role-Playing, Internet, Linux, Mac OS X, MMO

Licenses: Non-free, Trialware

Notepas 0.9.38

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 7:20am
Notepas is a multi-platform text editor written in Lazarus which can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler. Aimed at developers, it has some functions usually not found in other text editors and introduces some new exclusive features.

Release Notes: A memory leak was fixed in the XML formatter, and it was replaced with a faster XML engine. A problem with parsing command line parameters was fixed. Basic macro recording support was added. A problem with the last line being shown twice in CodeFilter was fixed. Copy of selected lines to the clipboard was fixed in CodeFilter. Highlighter assignment is now automatic when opening selections in a new view. Some occasions where focus was unjustly lost from the active view were fixed. Editor settings were reorganized and some modifications were made in the menu structure. Many new editor options were added. Toolview handling was optimized.

Release Tags: win32/win64

Tags: Editor, Editors, Lazarus, fpc, Regex, codefolding

Licenses: GPLv3

s6 1.1.3

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 6:31am
s6 is a complete process supervision suite in the style of daemontools, runit, and perp. It provides a candidate for process 1. It also comes with a library and command line utilities that implement inter-process notification and synchronization.

Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in s6-log that could make it busyloop when a log rotation fails.

Release Tags: Major bugfixes

Tags: Boot, Init, supervision, Syslog

Licenses: ISC

iCaption 2.4.1

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 5:48am
iCaption is a soft subtitle editor, utilizing timeline based editing. Soft subs are files stored separately from the video file, rendered in real-time as the video plays. iCaption is extremely simple to use and allows you to create, open, edit, and save SubRip and YouTube files.

Release Notes: This release fixed offsets in video seeking using markers and a couple of crashes. A rendering artifact in waveform visualization when playing audio segments out of order was fixed.

Release Tags: bugfix

Tags: Video, Editing, Subtitle, caption, text, softsub

Licenses: Proprietary

Burp 1.4.12

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 5:44am
Burp is a program that backs up and restores data. It uses librsync in order to save on the amount of space that is used by each backup. It also uses VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) to make snapshots when backing up Windows computers.

Release Notes: 'make test' now skips tests if no source of randomness seems to exist for OpenSSL to use. A bug with restoring correct file times on Windows clients was fixed. False failure notifications were fixed by differentiating between not getting a lock and getting an error when trying to get a lock. Excessive logging was disabled on some restores. Debian packaging changes were made. An encryption casting problem on 64-bit big endian platforms (e.g. s390x, ppc64, sparc64) was fixed.

Tags: backup

Licenses: AGPLv3

Concordance 1.1

Sat, 29/03/2014 - 4:12am
Concordance supports programming Logitech Harmony remote controls from a variety of platforms. This software provides most of the functionality of the Windows software provided by Logitech, but is much smaller and cross-platform.

Release Notes: This version is a significant feature and bugfix release and all users are encouraged to upgrade. It added support for the Harmony Link. More types of firmware files are recognized. Firmware backups and USBNet remote handling were fixed along with various small bugs. Support for both Windows and Mac was significantly improved, and Windows binaries are now available for the first time.

Release Tags: Major feature enhancements

Tags: Hardware, Software Development, Libraries

Licenses: GPLv3

GlusterFS 3.4.3 Beta2

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:47pm
GlusterFS is a clustered filesystem capable of scaling to several petabytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. GlusterFS is based on a stackable user space design without compromising performance. It allows access via Swift API, SMB, NFSv3, QEMU/KVM, OpenStack Compute, OpenStack Block Storage, Xen, CloudStack, HDFS API, oVirt, and more, all in a unified backend which enables multiple, simultaneous access points to the same data stores.

Release Notes: This is a maintenance release with bugfixes.

Release Tags: 3.4.3, 3.4, glusterfs, gluster, Beta

Tags: storage, cloud computing

Licenses: GPL v3

GlusterFS 3.5.0 Beta4

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:41pm
GlusterFS is a clustered filesystem capable of scaling to several petabytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. GlusterFS is based on a stackable user space design without compromising performance. It allows access via Swift API, SMB, NFSv3, QEMU/KVM, OpenStack Compute, OpenStack Block Storage, Xen, CloudStack, HDFS API, oVirt, and more, all in a unified backend which enables multiple, simultaneous access points to the same data stores.

Release Notes: Rewritten geo-replication, in addition to features announced in previous betas: file snapshots, on-wire compression/decompression, disk encryption, brick failure detection, readdir_ahead, and more.

Release Tags: 3.5, glusterfs, gluster, beta4, distributed filesystem

Tags: storage, cloud computing

Licenses: GPL v3

Podget 0.6.17

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:29pm
Podget is a simple podcast aggregator optimized for running as a scheduled background job (i.e. cron). It features support for downloading podcasts from RSS and XML feeds, for sorting the podcasts into folders and categories, for importing podcast URLs from iTunes PCAST files and OPML lists, automatic M3U and ASX playlist creation, and automatic cleanup of old podcasts. It also features automatic UTF-16 conversion for podcasts hosted on Windows servers.

Release Notes: Several updates, including the ability to disable playlist creation, a filename format fix that should support feeds hosted on Apple iTunes, fixes for some date format issues for the playlist name, and a few others.

Tags: multimedia, Sound/Audio, Internet, Web, Information Management, Communications, File Sharing

Licenses: GPL

codemiscs 2014-03-16

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:20pm
codemiscs is a collection of exciting, creative, amusing, and innovative commands. It is intended to be fun and useful. It includes a command wrapper (cmd), project generator (mkproject), human language translator (tw), feed reader (rf), images wizard (imgs), colorizer (colorize), slowed down echoer (typewriter), and shell show (show).

Release Notes: The cmd (core), typewrite, and colorize commands were improved. Documentation was improved with more rich content with media. Distribution was improved with more automated generation of binary packages. typewrite can now scroll and pass through non-printable characters, and colorize understands more keywords.

Release Tags: shell

Tags: shell, Utilities, Programming, Development, Educational, creative, Entertaining

Licenses: GPLv3

Ctalk 0.0.97 2014-03-28

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 8:23pm
Ctalk adds classes, methods, operator overloading, inheritance, and complex object expressions to otherwise standard C programs. Programs can use only a few Ctalk objects and methods in an otherwise standard C program, but the language can be used to write entire programs also. Ctalk works on most if not all of the systems that support GCC, the GNU C compiler. The package includes the language, class and run-time libraries, example programs, tutorial, and language reference.

Release Notes: This release adds method caching and preloading for significantly improved compiler throughput, and additional, minor performance improvements in the run time libraries. It also contains many internal updates for compatibility with recent GCC compilers.

Tags: Software Development, Interpreters, C Library, object oriented, language, C language

Licenses: GPL

ECMA-55 Minimal BASIC 20140329

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 6:22pm
ECMA-55 Minimal BASIC is a compiler for "Minimal BASIC" as specified by the ECMA-55 standard. The target is AMD64/EM64T/x86-64 machines running a modern Linux distribution (a 3.x kernel). This compiler will create Assembly Language output files. These must be assembled into object files and linked to create an executable. The Assembly dialect used is that of GNU gas.

Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in ON..GOTO expression handling, fixes a broken -s switch, and adds more tests.

Tags: Compilers

Licenses: GPLv2

reposurgeon 3.8

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 5:29pm
reposurgeon is a tool for editing version control repository histories. It enables risky operations which version control systems don't want to let you do, such as editing past comments and metadata and removing commits. It works with any version control system which can export and import git fast import streams, including git, hg, bzr, CVS, and RCS. It can also read Subversion dump files directly and can thus be used to script production of very high-quality conversions from Subversion to any supported DVCS.

Release Notes: This release adds a new transcode command for moving metadata to UTF-8 and a new @dsc() function for selecting all descendants of a selection set.

Tags: Development Tools, Version Control

Licenses: BSD Three-Clause