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Interval arithmetic for Ada 1.11

Thursday 12th of June 2014 08:11:49 PM
The library provides an implementation of intervals for Ada. It includes arithmetic and relational operations.

Release Notes: This version is compiled with GNAT 4.9.

Release Tags: GNAT 4.9 support

Tags: Scientific/Engineering, Mathematics

Licenses: GMGPL

Conseptizer 2558b

Thursday 12th of June 2014 07:03:10 PM
Conseptizer is two things: 1. a closure(-mimic) / higher-order programming and dynamic typing library for the C programming language, 2. a very dynamic programming language that provides expressiveness through simplicity and offers powerful features that cannot be found in mainstream languages today. Each of these two aspects can be useful on their own, but the combination and tight integration in Conseptizer means: if at some point your runtime performance requirements are not fulfilled by the dynamic language, it is very easy to migrate parts of your program code to C.

Release Notes: This release extended the standard library and improved the garbage collector and exception handling.

Tags: closures, hop, C, dynamic typing, programming language

Licenses: ISC

LDAP Account Manager 4.6

Thursday 12th of June 2014 05:54:53 PM
LDAP Account Manager (LAM) is a web frontend for managing entries (e.g. users, groups, DHCP settings) stored in an LDAP directory. LAM was designed to make LDAP management as easy as possible for the user. It abstracts from the technical details of LDAP and allows persons without technical background to manage LDAP entries. If needed, power users may still directly edit LDAP entries via the integrated LDAP browser.

Release Notes: This version extends LAM's password policy rules and checks password complexity while typing. LAM Pro supports the latest sudo schema and the Bind DLZ module can automatically manage PTR records.

Release Tags: Major feature enhancements

Tags: Systems Administration, Networking, LDAP, Unix, Samba, Zarafa, kolab, asterisk, IMAP, FreeRadius, kerberos, DHCP, PPolicy

Licenses: GPL

ALT Linux Starterkits 20140612

Thursday 12th of June 2014 04:55:31 PM
ALT Linux is a set of Linux distributions that are based on Sisyphus, an APT-enabled RPM package repository that aims to achieve feature completeness, usability, and security in a sensible and manageable mixture.

Release Notes: A GNUstep LiveCD and a server installer suitable for Hyper-V gen. 2 have been added. Rescue was much improved. OpenSSL 1.0.1h was included.

Release Tags: Stable, Server, Desktop, GNUstep, Hyper-V, Starterkits

Tags: Security, Operating Systems, Linux Distributions

Licenses: GPL

Kamailio 4.1.4

Thursday 12th of June 2014 02:48:53 PM
Kamailio (formerly OpenSER) is a high-performance SIP (RFC3261) server with a flexible architecture and many extensions. The server implements proxy, registrar, redirect, and location SIP/VoIP services. It has support for UDP, TCP, TLS, and SCTP transport layers, DNSsec, ENUM, AAA via database, RADIUS, DIAMETER, gateways to SMS and XMPP, least cost routing, load balancing, NAT traversal, and call processing language. Kamailio implements SIMPLE presence and instant messaging extensions, and includes an embedded XCAP server and MSRP relay. It can be also used as a routing SIP sever for WebRTC via WebSocket.

Release Notes: This is a maintenance release. Installations running previous 4.1.x versions are advised to upgrade.

Release Tags: Stable, Minor

Tags: Communications, Telephony

Licenses: GPL

schily 2014-06-12

Thursday 12th of June 2014 01:28:35 PM
The "Schily" Tool Box is a set of tools written or managed by Jörg Schilling. It includes programs like: cdrecord, cdda2wav, readcd, mkisofs, smake, bsh, btcflash, calc, calltree, change, compare, count, cpp (K&R original), devdump, hdump, isodebug, isodump, isoinfo, isovfy, label, mt, p, patch, sccs, scgcheck, scpio, sdd, sfind, sformat, smake, sh (Bourne Shell), star, star_sym, suntar, gnutar, tartest, termcap, and ved.

Release Notes: This release fixed new problems with jobcontrol introduced with the new vfork() support, and an old problem with jobcontrol and (cat /dev/null; cat /dev/null) | cat.

Tags: Software Development, Build Tools, Utilities

Licenses: CDDL

OrientDB 1.7.3

Thursday 12th of June 2014 12:29:21 PM
OrientDB is a NoSQL DBMS which can store 150,000 documents per second on common hardware. Even with a document-based database, the relationships are managed as in graph databases, with direct connections among records. You can traverse entire or parts of trees and graphs of records in a few milliseconds. It supports schema-less, schema-full, and schema-mixed modes, has a strong security profiling system based on users and roles, and supports SQL between the query languages. Thanks to the SQL layer, it's straightforward to use for people skilled in the relational world.

Release Notes: This hotfix fixed database corruption on shutdown.

Tags: NoSQL, Database, Document Repositories, graph database

Licenses: Apache 2.0

GroupOffice groupware and CRM 5.0.64

Thursday 12th of June 2014 12:06:06 PM
GroupOffice is a groupware suite that takes your office online, implementing online collaboration and CRM. It allows you to share projects, calendars, files and email online with co-workers and clients. It is easy to use and fully customizable. It also features synchronization with PDAs and Outlook.

Release Notes: This release has improved performance, some bugfixes, and translation updates. Upgrading is recommended.

Release Tags: Bug fixes

Tags: Office/Business, CRM, Communications, Email, Email Clients (MUA), Internet, Web, Site Management, groupware, Scheduling, File Sharing, Office Suites, Collaboration, Contact Management, PHP

Licenses: Open source and commercial licenses.

GNU ddrescue 1.18.1

Thursday 12th of June 2014 11:37:07 AM
GNU ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disk, CD-ROM, etc.) to another, trying to rescue the good parts first in case of read errors. GNU ddrescuelog is a tool that manipulates ddrescue logfiles, shows logfile contents, converts logfiles to/from other formats, compares logfiles, tests rescue status, and can delete a logfile if the rescue is done.

Release Notes: A bug has been fixed in the "or" and "xor" operations of ddrescuelog. New "-H, --test-mode", "-L, --loose-domain", "-N, --no-trim", "-O, --reopen-on-error", "-1, --log-rates", and "-2, --log-reads" options have been added. The "-K, --skip-size" option has been extended. If ddrescue is interrupted by a signal, it now terminates by raising that signal. The algorithm of the copying phase has been changed. The "-B, --binary-prefixes", "-C, --complete-logfile", and "-P, --compare-as-domain" options have been added to ddrescuelog. Many improvements have been made to the documentation.

Release Tags: Stable

Tags: Recovery Tools

Licenses: GPLv3+

Lynis 1.5.6

Thursday 12th of June 2014 10:34:36 AM
Lynis is an security auditing and hardening tool for Unix derivatives like Linux/BSD/Solaris. It performs an in-depth scan on the system to detect software and security issues. Besides information related to security, it will also scan for general system information, installed packages, and possible configuration mistakes. The software is aimed at assisting automated auditing, configuration management, software patch management, vulnerability detection, and malware scanning of Unix-based systems.

Release Notes: This release adds PHP related tests (e.g. register_global), several improvements of existing functions, and new report values (plugins_enabled, session_timeout_enabled and session_timeout_method). Some smaller improvements have been applied.

Tags: Security, Forensics, Diagnostics, Audit

Licenses: GPLv3

ejabberd 14.05

Thursday 12th of June 2014 10:08:15 AM
ejabberd is a multi-platform, scalable, distributed, and fault-tolerant Jabber/XMPP server. It includes Jabber services like Multi-User Chat, IRC transport, HTTP-Bind, Publish-Subscribe and PEP. It supports virtual hosting, connection to transports (gateways) to other networks, and connection to other Jabber servers. Other supported features are Web and command-line administration, encryption support (SSL and TLS), several authentication methods (embedded, external script, LDAP, PAM, and ODBC), varied storage methods (embedded, ODBC, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL), Jabber user directory, and translations in more than 20 languages.

Release Notes: Support for XEP-0198, XEP-0321, SIP, and TURN, and many other improvements and bugfixes.

Tags: Communications, Chat

Aspose.BarCode for .NET 6.3.0

Thursday 12th of June 2014 10:05:25 AM
Aspose.BarCode is a .NET component for generation and recognition of Linear and 2D barcodes on all kinds of .NET applications. It supports WPF with 29+ Barcode symbologies like OneCode, QR, Aztec, MSI, EAN128, EAN14, SSCC18, Code128, Code39, Postnet, MarcoPDF417, Datamatrix, UPCA, etc. Other features include barcode insertion in PDF, Word, and Excel documents. It can also take image input in BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, and WMF formats. You can also control image styles such as background color and bar color.

Release Notes: Code39 recognition from PDF file format and Code128 and DataMatrix code recognition from TIFF format were fixed.

Release Tags: Correct Barcode Detection, accurate barcode reading, Improved Code39 Recognition from PDF, DataMatrix code recognition from TIFF, recognize Code128 codes in TIFF, recognition of Pdf417 code from tiff, Quick barcode recognition, reliable document identification

Licenses: Evaluation License, Developer Enterprise License, Developer OEM License, Site Enterprise License, Site OEM License

Google Map GPS Cell Phone Tracker 3.2.4

Thursday 12th of June 2014 08:00:52 AM
Google Map GPS Cell Phone Tracker allows you to track Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Java ME cellphones using Google Maps. It has two parts, a server and phone clients. You have a choice of two servers, using asp.net and SQL server or PHP and MySQL. The server software allows you to view cellphone locations in realtime using Google Maps and store routes and view them later. The client applications send their locations to the website periodically. All four applications work properly in the background and are written natively on each platform.

Release Notes: Android intervals above one minute were fixed, and the AdSense ads publisher ID was removed.

Release Tags: Stable

Tags: Web, Communications, Mobile, GPS

Licenses: MIT

Admin4 2.1.5

Thursday 12th of June 2014 07:50:53 AM
Admin4 is a tool for server maintenance via several plugin modules, running on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and many more platforms. Currently, plugins for BIND DNS, LDAP, and PostgreSQL are included. It is designed as a framework, using Python for fast development of plugins and custom modifications. The DNS plugin should be able to query (axfr) any type of server, and performs updates via DDNS, which ensures that it won't interfere with other DDNS clients (DHCP, SAMBA4). For BIND 9.7 and up, statistics are supported as well and used to retrieve the server's zones automatically. The LDAP plugin features browsing and generic editing of all types of LDAP entries with schema support. In addition, high-level editing of objects like users, groups and samba domains is supported. Custom objectClasses and attributes can easily be added. The PostgreSQL module features a query tool with centrally stored snippets, a data tool with filter presets and a database object browser.

Release Notes: This release has an object find function that lets you locate objects in the browser tree faster. The LDAP and PostgreSQL module enhance this feature, by not just scanning the tree, but searching the database and populating the object browser tree if necessary.

Release Tags: Minor

Tags: LDAP, DNS, browser, Editor, OpenLDAP, bind9, postgresql

Licenses: Apache 2.0

MUSCLE 6.04

Thursday 12th of June 2014 04:43:15 AM
MUSCLE (Multi User Server Client Linking Environment) is an N-way messaging server and networking API. It includes client-side networking APIs for various languages, including C, C++, C#, Delphi, Java, and Python. MUSCLE lets programs communicate over a network via streams of serialized Message objects. The included server program ("muscled") lets its clients message each other and store information in its server-side hierarchical database. The database supports flexible queries via hierarchical wildcarding, and "live" updates via a subscription mechanism.

Release Notes: This release fixed a rather embarrassing bug that would prevent the PR_COMMAND_REMOVEPARAMETERS command handler from removing subscriptions that had wildcards in their subscription-path string. This could cause old subscriptions to build up over time, eventually leading to high memory usage and/or poor performance.

Tags: Database, Database Engines/Servers, Software Development, Libraries, Application Frameworks, Communications, Java Libraries

Licenses: BSD Revised

Gnome Partition Editor 0.19.0-1

Thursday 12th of June 2014 02:34:37 AM
Gnome Partition Editor is a graphical frontend to libparted. It supports creating, resizing, moving, and copying of partitions.

Release Notes: This release includes GParted 0.19.0, which refactors code to address random crash behavior, and makes partition information dialog viewable on 800x600 screens. This live image includes fixes to improve booting on UEFI firmware computers, and has undergone extra testing to ensure it works with motherboard BIOS RAID (aka FAKE RAID). Note that the CD/DVD tray is no longer ejected on shutdown/reboot, and that the minimum requirement has increased to 160 MB of RAM.

Release Tags: Stable LiveCD

Tags: Hardware

Licenses: GPL

kpcli 2.7

Thursday 12th of June 2014 01:00:16 AM
kpcli (KeePass CLI) is a command line interface (interactive shell) to work with KeePass database files. It was inspired by the author's use of the Ked Password Manager's "kedpm -c" option combined with a need to migrate to KeePass.

Release Notes: The open command was fixed.

Tags: keepass, command line interface, cli

Licenses: Artistic

privacyIDEA 1.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 10:06:09 PM
privacyIDEA is a multi-factor authentication solution. It can manage any type of authentication device. All common OTP (one time password) devices are supported, including Google Authenticator, eToken Pass, OTP cards, Yubikey, SMSOTP, and mTAN/mobileTAN. New devices can be added easily. Users can be retrieved from flat files, LDAP, Active Directory, SQL databases, and SCIM services. It can also handle authorization and writes all events to a digitally signed audit log, giving you basic AAA functionality.

Release Notes: This release added support for the sipgate SMS provider for SMS OTP.

Release Tags: sipgate, SMSOTP

Tags: Authentication, Security, OTP, two factor authentication, multifactor authentication, Audit, Google Authenticator, Yubikey, 2FA, OpenID, SAML, SCIM, LDAP, SQL, SMSOTP, mTAN, mobileTAN

Licenses: AGPLv3

ChaiScript 5.3.1

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:27:31 PM
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: This release added automatic conversion of arithmetic return types, following the same rules as conversion of arithmetic types when passing parameters. It also added automatic casting up the inheritence hierarchy when possible. travis.ci testing was enabled. Users can now add globals from within a script. Various static analysis fixes were made and code was modernized to C++11. Unofficial support for Haiku was added. Inability to compile on Cygwin was fixed. There were also formatting fixes, spelling corrections, various threading fixes, and performance improvements.

Release Tags: Major, Stable

Tags: scripting language, embeddable programming language

Licenses: BSD Revised

Delta Reporting 2.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 08:50:05 PM
Delta Reporting is a central logging service for CFEngine. CFEngine promises and classes are stored in a central database and made available for advanced searches and reports via a modern Web interface and the command line.

Release Notes: Code refactored and improved style.

Tags: Configuration Management, Security Audit, Security and Compliance, compliance, System Administration, devops

Licenses: GPLv3

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