2011 / February / 18 (36 releases)

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Download Website 18 Feb 23:26 Thumbnailator 0.3.1

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Thumbnailator is a thumbnail generation library with a fluent interface for Java. It simplifies the process of producing thumbnails from existing image files and image objects by providing an API which allows for fine tuning of thumbnail generation, while keeping the amount of code that needs to be written to a minimum.

Release Notes: A minor update to the builder interface to allow the use of Iterables to specify the input images.

Download Website 18 Feb 23:15 SaVi 1.4.4

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SaVi is satellite visualization software that lets you create, run, examine, and modify satellite orbits in two and three dimensions. Simulations of Iridium, Globalstar, Galileo, GPS, and other satellite constellations are included. SaVi requires Tcl and Tk on a system with Unix libraries. SaVi works well with the 3D renderer Geomview. Geomview is optional, though recommended for its 3D rendering capabilities.

Release Notes: This release builds on Tcl/Tk 8.6b1, updates the O3b script based on the latest information, adds simulations of Japanese NeLS rosette and COMMstellation, allows selection between existing J2 and classical J0 orbital models with the -orbit-model flag, provides keyboard menu shortcuts (except on buggy Mac Tk), warns against deletion of help text files, supports building with just 'make' on x86_64 Linux systems, and adds notes on packaging and release processes.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:53 Visopsys 0.7

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Visopsys is an alternative operating system for PC compatible computers. Under development since late 1997, this system is small, fast, and open source. It features a simple but functional graphical interface, real preemptive multitasking, and virtual memory. Though it attempts to be compatible in a number of ways, Visopsys is not a clone of any other operating system. You can demo the distribution from a "live" CD, USB stick, or floppy disk.

Release Notes: More than four years in the making, this is a major new release offering an updated look and a number of new features, including JPEG image support, image resizing, 64-bit disk support, UDF (DVD) filesystem support, and GPT partition table support, as well as many new icons, wallpaper images, and file browsing functionality. New administrative applications and functionality have been added, and the ATA/IDE driver has been enhanced, including the ability to better support backwards-compatible SATA controllers. Numerous tweaks and bugfixes are also included.

No download Website 18 Feb 22:51 getID3() 1.8.5

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getID3() is a PHP script that extracts useful information from MP3s and other multimedia file formats. It extracts information like the play time, bitrate, and resolution from the following file formats: MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, AVI, Matroska (MKV), MPEG-1 video, Windows Media (ASF, WMA, WMV), RealAudio & RealVideo, Monkey's Audio, FLAC & OggFLAC, VQF, Speex, Musepack (MPC), AAC, AU, VOC, AIFF, OptimFROG, WavPack, LiteWave, LPAC, RKAU, SZIP, Shorten, Quicktime, NSV, MIDI, ZIP, ISO9660, TTA, PhotoCD, BMP, PNG, GIF, and JPEG. It parses information from ID3v1, ID3v2, Ogg Vorbis, Lyrics3 v1 & v2, RIFF (AVI, WAV, CDA, CART, BWF), APE, ReplayGain, PNG, and GIF tags, and can write ID3v1, ID3v2, APE2, FLAC, and Ogg Vorbis tags.

Release Notes: Large file support (>2GB) on 64-bit PHP.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:50 ViewVC 1.1.9

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ViewVC (formerly known as ViewCVS) is a Python/CGI-based system for viewing and interacting with Subversion and CVS repositories through your Web browser. It can browse directories, view changelogs, generate diffs, view arbitrary revisions, and display annotated ("blame") listings. It has full support for tags and branches, and contains a database-backed query system like Bonsai. It was initially based on the cvsweb work by Henner Zeller, but has been ported to Python and dramatically enhanced.

Release Notes: This is a regular maintenance release containing all the fixes and features added to the 1.1.x release line. This release includes several changes aimed at improving the performance of Subversion repository viewing, as well as a few other minor fixes and features.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:49 pdf2djvu 0.7.6

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pdf2djvu creates DjVu files from PDF files. It's able to extract: graphics, text layer, hyperlinks, document outline (bookmarks), and metadata.

Release Notes: Font loading on Windows systems was improved.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:48 CSS - Cameron Simpson's Scripts 20110219

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CSS is a large collection of scripts (over 1000) and their supporting modules. There are tools for a wide variety of tasks, many sysadmin and text manipulation related, some mere finger convenience. There are even a few manual entries.

Release Notes: An important bugfix to histbackup's --no-rsync mode. Minor updates to cs.nodedb.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:47 hamsterdb Embedded Storage 1.1.9

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hamsterdb Embedded Storage is an embedded database engine for C/C++, including wrappers for Java, .NET, and Erlang. It supports in-memory databases, very fast database cursors, "record number" databases, ACID transactions, and duplicate keys. hamsterdb is very fast and highly configurable. It compiles and runs on Unix platforms, Linux, Microsoft Windows, and embedded platforms.

Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in the Transaction handling, and an out-of-memory condition with long-running Transactions. It fixes several other issues detected by static code analysis tools. A .spec file was added for RPM generation. A 64-bit incompatibility was fixed in the remote functions/hamserver. Sources and precompiled Win32 libraries are available for download.

No download Website 18 Feb 22:47 Ding Framework 0.32

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Ding is a PHP framework that provides dependency injection (by Setter, Constructor, and Method), Aspect Oriented Programming, XML, YAML, Events support, and some JSR 250/330 annotations as bean definition providers, lightweight, can be deployed as a PHAR file, simple, and quick MVC, syslog, TCP client and server with non-blocking sockets, timers, and custom error, signal, and exception handling, PAGI integration (for the Asterisk gateway interface), and PAMI integration (for Asterisk management). It is similar to Java's Seasar and Spring.

Release Notes: This release adds a YAML driver as a bean definition provider. Now beans can come from XML, YAML, or JSR annotations.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:32 Dnsmasq 2.57

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Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP server. It is designed to provide DNS and (optionally) DHCP to a small network. It can serve the names of local machines which are not in the global DNS. The DHCP server integrates with the DNS server and allows machines with DHCP-allocated addresses to appear in the DNS with names configured either in each host or in a central configuration file. Dnsmasq supports static and dynamic DHCP leases and BOOTP/TFTP for network booting of diskless machines.

Release Notes: This release fixes a couple of regressions in the previous release and adds support for the Android platform.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:31 Firewall/SOSDG 0.9.12

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Firewall/SOSDG is a Netfilter/IPTables firewall that is designed to be simple to use, yet powerful. It features support for standalone machines and routers (with NAT support).

Release Notes: IPV6_ROUTEDCLIENTBLOCK has been changed to allow blocking only on specific subnets. There is support for allowing IPV6 critical ICMP messages (on by default), a new config option for interception of IPv4 packets (aka transparent proxy support), the script now requires bash 3.0 or higher, and work has begun on variable error checking.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:30 relax 1.3.10.

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relax is a program designed for the study of the dynamics of proteins and other macromolecules though the analysis of experimental NMR data. It supports exponential curve fitting for the calculation of the R1 and R2 relaxation rates, calculation of the NOE, reduced spectral density mapping, the Lipari and Szabo model-free analysis, study of domain motions via the N-state model (or ensemble analysis) and frame order dynamics theories using anisotropic NMR parameters such as RDCs and PCSs, the investigation of stereochemistry in dynamic ensembles, and the analysis of relaxation dispersion.

Release Notes: This is a major feature release that introduces support from reading Bruker Protein Dynamics Centre (PDC) files. It also fixes a bug in the N-state model Q factor values when run in combination with Monte Carlo simulations for error analysis.

Download Website 18 Feb 22:30 rsyslog 6.1.4

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Rsyslog is an enhanced multi-threaded syslogd. Among others, it offers support for on-demand disk buffering, reliable syslog over TCP, SSL, TLS, and RELP, writing to databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and many more), email alerting, fully configurable output formats (including high-precision timestamps), the ability to filter on any part of the syslog message, on-the-wire message compression, and the ability to convert text files to syslog. It is a drop-in replacement for stock syslogd and able to work with the same configuration file syntax.

Release Notes: This release contains all changes and enhancements in the v5 branch. There are some bugfixes.

Download Website 18 Feb 21:59 ADP 0.61 alpha

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ADP (Another Data Processor) is a programing language that is designed for Web database programing. It is a scripting language and a lightweight programming language in which it is possible to mix SQL easily. It is easy to install.

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Release Notes: Many bugs were fixed. OpenBlocks600D was ported. A wol predicate was added. Stability was improved. But execute performance was slower than version 0.60.

No download Website 18 Feb 21:58 TMake 0.8 (Limestone)

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TMake is a fast, lightweight, yet very powerful Build System. You can use TMake to build projects or create new ones. It supports C, C++, C#, Java, and Go compilers and over 100 different packages. It can perform C and C++ dependency checking. It is very fast. It uses for Lua for plain and simple build scripts. It has a GUI.

Release Notes: This is not a feature release, but is the first release to contain the new toolkits format. Note: this is not a backwards compatible release; some projects may still work, but it is worth updating to the new format using the Toolkit function.

No download Website 18 Feb 21:58 creepy 0.1.6

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creepy is an application that allows you to gather geolocation related information about users from social networking platforms and image hosting services. The information is presented in a map inside the application where all the retrieved data is shown, accompanied with relevant information (i.e. what was posted from that specific location) to provide context to the presentation.

Release Notes: The user interface has been updated to be more intuitive. A repository has been created for backtrack users. Code has been added to support the pyexiv2 0.1 branch, meaning there is no need to install it from PPAs. This is the most stable release to date.

Download Website 18 Feb 21:56 Clonezilla live-testing 1.2.8-3

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Clonezilla is a partition or disk cloning tool similar to Symantec Ghost. It saves and restores only blocks in use on the hard drive if the file system is supported. For unsupported file systems, dd is used instead. It has been used to clone a 5 GB system to 40 clients in about 10 minutes.

Release Notes: The underlying GNU/Linux operating system was upgraded. This release is based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2011/Feb/18). A mechanism was added to check if the saved image is restorable.

Download Website 18 Feb 21:54 djvusmooth 0.2.10

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djvusmooth is a graphical editor for DjVu documents.

Release Notes: A minor GUI glitch was fixed.

Download Website 18 Feb 21:54 psensor 0.6.1.5

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Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux. It can monitor temperatures of the different hardware sensors (motherboard and CPU using lm-sensors), hard disk drives (hddtemp/libatasmart), and ATI/Nvidia GPUs. The fan can also be monitored (lm-sensors). Psensor is designed to be simple and easy to use.

Release Notes: This release contains bugfixes, improved man pages, and the addition of specific icons for Ubuntu Application Indicator. The Ubuntu binary packaging has been improved to better respect packaging rules.

Download No website 18 Feb 21:52 Aspose.Pdf.Kit for .NET 5.3.0

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Aspose. Pdf. Kit is a .NET component for editing existing PDF files. You can also use it to add or remove digital signatures and encrypt or decrypt a PDF. It supports many useful features like PDF stamp creation, adding a CJK font in a form field, AcroForm, adding a watermark or logo, extracting or adding images and text, adding bookmarks, appending pages, and converting a PDF file to TIFF, BMP, PNG, and JPG image formats. It enables you to concatenate PDF files and allows adding or setting XMP Metadata to an existing PDF.

Release Notes: This release includes PDF to image conversion with improved text rendering, better OpenType font support during image conversion, and importing data from XML to PDF form. Users can also save a particular range of the PDF pages as a single TIFF image with this latest version. The ImportXml method can import multiple rows into a PDF form. The Highlight existing fields tab is now visible in the concatenated output, and an output black boxes issue is resolved when a PDF is converted to a JPEG. Other recent bugfixes are also included.

Download Website 18 Feb 10:37 U++ 3211

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U++ is a C++ cross-platform rapid application development suite focused on programmers' productivity without sacrificing runtime performance. Based on strictly deterministic design, it provides a viable alternative to garbage-collected platforms, even for business logic oriented problems.

Release Notes: Many improvements were made in the packages TheIDE, Core, Draw, Painter, plugin/gif, CtrlCore, CtrlLib, RichEdit, GridCtrl, Sql, and Web. In Bazaar, many packages have been added and improved: Scatter, DeEncrypter, CMeter, Protect, Tree, Dispatcher, Gen, SDLCtrl, PolyXML, PlotLib,PlotCtrl, SysInfo, Media, MediaPlayer, Functions4U, plugin/portaudio, Sound, SoundExample, AutoScroller, CtrlFinder, CtrlProp, LogPosCtrl, PointCtrl, PopUpC, RectCtrl, Styler, ValueCtrl, Docking , TabBar, SysExec, Protect, Updater, SysExecGui, OfficeAutomation, Dispatcher, Styler, Cypher, ProductVersion, Uniq, SplashSV, and HelpViewer.

No download Website 18 Feb 10:28 FBZX 2.4.2

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FBZX is another Sinclair Spectrum emulator for Linux, but with an special feature: it works with the framebuffer, so it can work at full speed and full screen. Its main features are extremely accurate emulation of screen and sound (both speaker and AY-3-8912 sound chip), emulation of joysticks (kempston, cursor, and Sinclair), and emulation of 48K (both issue 2 and issue 3), classic 128K, Plus 2, and Plus 2A. It supports Z80 snapshot files (both loading and saving) and TAP files (allowing normal loading or fast-speed loading).

Release Notes: A bug in the ALSA sound subsystem was fixed.

Download Website 18 Feb 10:27 Armadillo C++ Library 1.1.4

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Armadillo is a C++ linear algebra library (matrix maths) aiming towards a good balance between speed and ease of use. The API is deliberately similar to Matlab's. Integer, floating point, and complex numbers are supported, as well as a subset of trigonometric and statistics functions. Various matrix decompositions are provided through optional integration with LAPACK and ATLAS numerics libraries. A delayed evaluation approach, based on template meta-programming, is used (during compile time) to combine several operations into one and reduce or eliminate the need for temporaries.

Release Notes: This release has a faster sort() function. The installation was updated to detect recent versions of Intel's MKL. Handling of subcubes was expanded, allowing interpretation of arbitrary "flat" subcubes as matrices.

Download Website 18 Feb 10:25 Recovery Is Possible! 11.4

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Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a CD or USB boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. It has support for many filesystem types (Reiserfs, Btrfs, Ext2/3/4, HFS+, ISO-9660, Squashfs, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS2, CIFS, MS DOS, NTFS, and VFAT) and contains several utilities for system recovery. It also has IDE/SCSI/SATA, RAID, LVM2, and Ethernet/Wireless network support.

Release Notes: Some software was updated.

Download Website 18 Feb 10:24 DIFFUSE 0.2.2

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DIFFUSE enables FreeBSD's IPFW firewall subsystem to classify IP traffic based on statistical traffic properties. With DIFFUSE, IPFW computes statistics (such as packet lengths or inter-packet time intervals) for observed flows, and uses ML (machine learning) techniques to assign flows into classes. In addition to traditional packet inspection rules, IPFW rules may now also be expressed in terms of traffic statistics or classes identified by ML classification. This can be helpful when direct packet inspection is problematic (perhaps for administrative reasons, or because port numbers do not reliably identify classes of applications). DIFFUSE also enables one instance of IPFW to send flow information and classes to other IPFW instances, which then can act on such traffic (e.g. to prioritize, accept, or deny) according to its class. This allows for distributed architectures, where classification at one location in your network is used to control firewalling or rate-shaping actions at other locations.

Release Notes: A small number of bug fixes and tweaks were made.

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