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  • Git 2.7 Released

    Junio Hamano announced the release this afternoon of Git 2.7.0, the latest stable version of this extremely popular, open-source version control system.

  • MKVToolNix 8.7.0 Open Source MKV Manipulation Tool Adds HEVC/H.265 Enhancements

    Moritz Bunkus had the pleasure of announcing the release of MKVToolNix 8.7.0, the next major version of the open source and cross-platform MKV (Matroska) manipulation software for Linux, Mac and Windows OSes.

  • Image Downloader 0.0.1 Is A Wget-Based Software For Downloading Photos From Websites

    As you may know, Image Downloader is a free and open-source software which is used for downloading photos from websites. It has recently received a graphical user interface, permitting the users to download photos even easier. The user has to add the link, select the target folder, where he wants to place the downloaded photo and press OK.

    Under the hood it uses wget to download the photos, has a system that prevents downloading a file more than once and displays both the thumbnail and the original picture.

  • Enca 1.17

    Last version of Enca has been released more than year ago and now it's time for new release. There are various compatibility fixes which have been committed to the Git repository meanwhile.

    If you don't know Enca, it is an Extremely Naive Charset Analyser. It detects character set and encoding of text files and can also convert them to other encodings using either a built-in converter or external libraries and tools like libiconv, librecode, or cstocs.

  • Git 2.7 Open Source Distributed Version Control System Is a Massive Release
  • BleachBit 1.10 Open Source System Cleaner Has Linux, Windows 10 and Firefox Improvements

    A new major release of the popular BleachBit open source system cleaner software used by numerous Linux and Windows users to keep their computers clean from junk at all times was made available for download recently.

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  • DataBasin - object inspector and updates
    First, the underlying DataBasinKit framework got an important update.
  • In-demand dev skills, understanding licensing, and more open source news
  • Higher ed systems expanding access to open-source materials
    Open-source learning technology is at the core of higher education for institutions that want to reach broader audiences with very strict ideas about how convenient learning should be. But developing these initiatives does not happen quickly or easily. It requires strong leadership in information technology, expertise to determine which solutions work best for a campus, and a financial commitment to making sure the technology is sustainable.
  • Proxmark Pro Proxmark3 Standalone Open Source RFID Tester (video)
    Rysc Corp has unveiled a new open source board in the form of the Proxmark Pro which now offers a true standalone client and RFID test instrument, check out the video below to learn more. The Proxmark Pro will feature an FPGA with 5 times the logic cells of the Proxmark3 and will remove the need to switch between HF and LF bit streams during operation, to use developers.
  • ErupteD Brings Vulkan To The D Programming Language
    The D programming language is just the latest to have support for Vulkan alongside C++, Rust (via Vulkano, if you missed that project), Go, and many other modern languages getting bindings for this Khronos Group high performance graphics API. Should you not be familiar with the D language, see Wikipedia.

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