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Why Can't I Connect? 1.7.2

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 7:41pm
"Why Can't I Connect?" makes it easier to resolve TCP/IP connection errors. Use it to diagnose connections to common server types and create generic clients and/or servers.

Release Notes: This release changes the Home Directory and Knowledge Base internal links to point to the author's website (www.WhyCantIConnect.com).

Tags: Network Analysis, Communications

Licenses: GPLv3

WavePacket (C++ version) 0.0.3

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 7:03pm
WavePacket (C++ version) is a rewrite of the WavePacket program in C++, with the aim of adding a lot of flexibility in the process.

Release Notes: This is the first Freecode announcement.

Release Tags: Alpha, major feature addition

Tags: Scientific/Engineering, Chemistry, Physics

Licenses: GPLv2 or later

Event and Task Manager 2.3.27

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 6:27pm
etm is an acronym for Event and Task Manager. It provides a simple, intuitive format for using plain text files to store event, task, and other data items, a command line interface for viewing stored information in a variety of convenient ways, and a cross-platform, PyQt-based GUI for creating and modifying items as well as viewing them. Displayed items can be grouped by date, context, keyword, or project and can be filtered in various ways. A display of busy and free times is also supported, as is a ledger view of time spent that is suitable for client billing. Alarms are supported for events and repetition for both events and tasks in a powerful and flexible manner.

Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in "c" reports by which the second column was not correctly formatted. When creating an action, it uses the stopping datetime as the default for @s.

Release Tags: minor bug fixes

Tags: Office/Business, Scheduling, Information Management, reminder, appointment, Calendar, Todo, task

Licenses: GPL

Super Grub2 Disk 2.00s2 rc4

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 5:49pm
Super Grub2 Disk is a bootable floppy, CDROM, or USB system which lets you boot into your system. It is simply a Grub2 disk with a lot of useful menus. It can try to autodetect all of your operating systems, load your grub.cfg configuration file, and load grub2's core.img, even if the mbr is damaged. It has multi-language support.

Release Notes: The Mac OS X boot entry was fixed so that it boots again. Some extra boot parameters were added to the aforementioned Mac OS X boot entry. Finally, some menu entry boot parameters were double quoted to avoid problems in the future with variables with spaces on them.

Release Tags: RC, x86-64, i386, pc, coreboot, efi, ieee1275

Tags: Grub2, Grub

Licenses: GPLv3 or later

Geany 1.24

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 5:14pm
Geany is a small C editor using GTK2 with basic features of an integrated development environment. It features syntax highlighting, code completion, call tips, many supported filetypes (including C, Java, PHP, HTML, DocBook, Perl, LateX, and Bash), and symbol lists.

Release Notes: This is a major release with important bugfixes including Windows spawning and printing fixes, better PHP and Fortran support, experimental GTK3 support, new filetypes (Clojure, CUDA, Batch, Graphviz, PowerShell and Rust), updated translations, and various new features.

Release Tags: Major

Tags: Text Editors, Integrated Development Environments (IDE)

Licenses: GPL

Text2GUI 0.3

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 2:51pm
Text2GUI generates Java GUIs from natural language using a custom algorithm in development.

Release Notes: This release uses Janino as the Java interpreter, which allows full access to almost all Java features (e.g. generics).

Tags: GUI, Natural Language

Licenses: Public Domain

LiVES 2.2.3

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 2:44pm
LiVES is a simple to use yet powerful video effects, editing, conversion, and playback system aimed at the digital video artist and VJ. It runs under Linux, BSD, Mac OS X/Darwin, IRIX, and openMosix. It is frame and sample accurate, can handle almost all types of video, and is fully extendable through plugins and the included plugin builder tool. It can also be controlled remotely using OSC.

Release Notes: Data processing plugins are now in both video and audio threads. A crash when loading the device map was fixed. A bug that prevented audio changes from being recorded when audio analyzers are running was fixed. Updates were made for GTK+ >= 3.8. HAVE_AVFORMAT_FIND_STREAM_INFO is now defined in decplugin/Makefile.am. A workaround for missing av_set_pts_info() in libav was implemented. A fix was made to handle changed option order in ffmpeg. Updated translations to Russian, Piemontese, Uk English, Spanish, and Ukranian are also included.

Tags: multimedia, Video, Conversion, Non-Linear Editor, Display, Sound/Audio, Capture

Licenses: GPL, GPLv3 or later

PeaZip 5.3.0

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 2:07pm
PeaZip is a cross-platform file archiver utility that provides a unified portable GUI for many open source technologies like 7-Zip, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX, etc. Creates 7Z, ARC, BZ2, GZ, *PAQ, PEA, QUAD/BALZ, TAR, UPX, WIM, XZ, and ZIP files. It extracts more than 150 archive types: ACE, ARJ, CAB, DMG, ISO, LHA, RAR, UDF, ZIPX, and more. Features of PeaZip include extracting, creating, and converting multiple archives at once, creating self-extracting archives, split/join files, strong encryption with two factor authentication, an encrypted password manager, secure deletion, find duplicate files, calculate hashes, and export job definitions as scripts.

Release Notes: Introduces pre-set compression profiles, improved inclusion/exclusion filters, and a new synthetic archive information function. Compiled with Lazarus 1.2.0. Qt bindings were updated, and now support Qt libraries 4.5 through 4.8.

Release Tags: Major

Tags: Archiving, Security, Cryptography, backup, Compression, Packaging, Zip, rar, tar

Licenses: LGPL

SportsTracker 6.0.0

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 1:12pm
SportsTracker is an application for recording sporting activities. It is not bound to a specific kind of sport, as categories can be created for all sport types, such as cycling, running, or tennis. The main advantages are the good overview of your exercises and the easy creation of exercise statistics for specific time ranges and sport types. Users of heart rate monitors (Polar and CicloSport) can import, display (including diagrams), and organize the recorded exercise data.

Release Notes: SportsTracker is now based on Java 8 (must be installed first), and uses all the new features (e.g. Lambdas and the new Date and Time API). The included libraries have been updated to their recent versions; EasyMock for unit tests has been replaced by Mockito. Some translations (French and German) were updated.

Tags: Database, Information Management, Records Management, Sport, Training

Licenses: GPL

checkit 0.2.0

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 12:49pm
checkit is a file integrity tool that adds basic data assurance capabilities to file systems which support extended attributes. It allows you to detect any data integrity issues or file changes to any file. By storing a checksum as an extended attribute, checkit provides an efficient way to detect silent data corruption, bit rot, or other modification errors. It was inspired by the checksumming performed by filesystems like BTRFS and ZFS. Checkit allows similar functionality, the ability to compare stored files and entire directory trees against a checksum at a glance.

Release Notes: Bugfixes. Should now compile and run with SuSE. Can now take a list of files to process from stdin.

Tags: Checksum

Licenses: GPLv3

SQLObject 1.5.2

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 12:21pm
SQLObject is an object-relational mapper, i.e., a library that will wrap your database tables in Python classes and your rows in Python instances. It currently supports MySQL through the 'MySQLdb' package, PostgreSQL through the 'psycopg' package, SQLite, Firebird, MaxDB (SAP DB), MS SQL, and Sybase. It should support Python versions back to 2.4.

Release Notes: Duplicate error message strings were adapted for SQLite 3.8.

Release Tags: Stable, Minor feature enhancements

Tags: Database, Software Development, Libraries, Python Modules

Licenses: LGPL

pyAggr3g470r 4.8

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 11:35am
pyAggr3g470r is a news aggregator with a Web interface based on Flask. It can be deployed on Heroku or on a traditional server.

Release Notes: Feeds are now retrieved in a separated process with the Gevent library. This offers the best performance on Heroku.

Release Tags: Major feature enhancements

Tags: RSS, Python, feedreader, aggregator, aggregate, news, news aggregator, heroku

Licenses: Affero GPL v3 or more recent

phpMyAdmin 4.1.13

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 10:54am
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: An attempt to rename a database without changing the name resulted in the deletion of this database; this has been fixed.

Release Tags: Stable

Tags: Database, Front-Ends, Systems Administration

Licenses: GPL

4MLinux 8.2 Rescue Edition

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 9:45am
4MLinux is a miniature Linux distribution focusing on four capabilities: maintenance (by using it as a system rescue live CD), multimedia (for example, for playing video DVDs), miniserver (using the inetd daemon), and mystery (meaning console games).

Release Notes: The main features in this release are antivirus protection (Clam AntiVirus 0.98.1 with ClamWin), system backup (4MLinux Backup Scripts 8.2), data recovery (GNU ddrescue 1.17, TestDisk 6.14 with QPhotoRec), disk partitioning (cfdisk 2.24.1, cgdisk 0.8.8, GNU Parted 3.1), and partition imaging (Partimage 0.6.9, Partclone 0.2.69). Many archive formats can be managed via 7-Zip 9.20, FreeArc 0.666, and PeaZip 5.2.2. File managers (Midnight Commander 4.8.11, X File Explorer 1.37), CD/DVD burners (cdw 0.7.1, InfraRecorder 0.53), and UNetbootin 585 are also included.

Tags: Linux distribution, Live-CD, system, rescue, Console, Server, multimedia, Games - Linux, X windows

Licenses: GPLv3

cego 2.20.9

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 9:03am
Cego implements a relational and transactional database system with support for the SQL query language. The current release contains the most common database features for basic table manipulation and data retrieval. Indexes, foreign keys, views, and stored procedures are also implemented. Future releases (2.0 and above) will support a multi-node database concept with log file shipping for an automatic database application failover.

Release Notes: Fixes in btree recovery.

Tags: Database, Front-Ends, Database Engines/Servers

Licenses: GPL

BASH History Suggest Box 1.9

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 8:17am
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 is a major release that brings favorites: favorite commands can be bookmarked for later use and managed in a brand new view.

Release Tags: favorites, cli, bash, Completion

Tags: history, Linux, bash, Completion, cli

Licenses: Apache 2.0

webon 1.9

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 7:22am
webon is a Web content management system. It provides an access log to check who has visited your site. It has a counter that lets anybody know the number of people who have visited your site.

Release Notes: This release adds a regex function of jQuery for username, email, zip code, and phone number.

Licenses: GPL

mhVTL 1.5-0

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 4:26am
mhvtl is a Linux-based virtual tape library. Supported tape emulations are IBM and HP LTO1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, Sony AIT4, STK T10000A, B, and C, and STK 9x40. It supports WORM, data, and cleaning media. Most applications work using STK L180/L700 library emulation. It has been successfully used with NetBackup, BackupExec, NetWorker, TSM, Oracle Secure Backup, and many other programs.

Release Notes: Support for tape library personality modules. Support for multiple library emulations.

Release Tags: 1.5-0_release

Tags: Utilities

Licenses: GPLv2

reposurgeon 3.9

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 3:28am
A tool for editing version-control repository history, reposurgeon enables risky operations that 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 that 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: The attribution-parsing code handles odd characters in names better now. The filter command can operate on email addresses as well as names. There is a new 'stamp' command to report action stamps of commits. A new 'count' command reports selection-set counts. A new branchify_mapping option for renaming Subversion branches on analysis.

Tags: Development Tools, Version Control

Licenses: BSD Three-Clause

The Meson Build System 0.15.0

Sat, 12/04/2014 - 10:25pm
Meson aims to be the most usable and fast build system. It provides a simple yet powerful mostly declarative language for describing your build. It has native support for modern tools and frameworks, such as Qt5, code coverage, unit tests, precompiled headers, and others. It utilizes a host of optimization techniques to compile your code faster on both full and incremental builds.

Release Notes: This release adds experimental support for generating XCode project files. There has been extensive work on scalability, and Meson can now compile almost all of Qt Creator. This project of several thousand source files is configured in less than two seconds, and a no-op build takes less than 0.1 seconds.

Tags: build system

Licenses: Apache 2.0