2012 / January (997 releases)

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Download No website 26 Jan 16:14 mptsd 1.1

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mptsd receives MPEGTS streams from UDP/multicast or HTTP and combines them into one multiple program stream that is suitable for outputing to a DVB-C modulator. It has been tested with the Dektec DTE-3114 Quad QAM Modulator and it is used in production in couple of small DVB-C networks.

Release Notes: This release adds support for RTP input.

Download Website 26 Jan 16:13 libexplain 0.51

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The libexplain project provides a library that may be used to explain Unix and Linux system call errors. This will make your application's error messages much more informative to your users. The library is not quite a drop-in replacement for strerror, but it comes close: each system call has a dedicated libexplain function.

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Release Notes: Coverage now includes 173 system calls and 547 ioctl requests.

Download Website 26 Jan 12:27 PAC 3.3.10

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PAC provides a GUI to configure SSH and Telnet connections, including usernames, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, and macros. It is similar in function to SecureCRT or Putty. It is intended for people who connect to many servers through SSH. It can automate logins and command executions.

Release Notes: This release added an option to password-protect PAC at startup and when restoring from tray (optionally). A check was added to ensure that the user does not accidentally start many connections at once by drag and dropping groups. A bug that prevented <Ctrl><Shift><v> from correctly pasting text was fixed (it appended "^M" at the end). A bug with passwords containing non-alphanumeric characters and RDP connections was fixed. The <Ctrl><left/right> keyboard shortcut for changing between tabs was removed as it conflicted with SSH functionality. The four Gnome2::Vte libraries were removed.

Download Website 26 Jan 12:25 Twitim 1.6

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Twitim is a Twitter client for GNOME. It features XMPP connections, custom watchlists, sounds, and pop-up notifications.

Release Notes: This release fixes minor problems on Gnome 3 Desktop.

Download Website 26 Jan 12:25 Cheix USB Beta 21

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The goal of Cheix USB is a Linux image executing from a USB storage device into a running OS, either Linux or Windows, so that the host machine does not have to support booting from the USB device. The root filesystem and boot partitions are read-only to preserve the USB device. All writes are done in a tmpfs. The only writes to the USB storage device are those explicitly made by the user. Cheix's ISO can currently be used to create either a bootable USB or a hard-drive installation.

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Release Notes: The internal msmtp package was reworked from a txz package to a tgz format to conform to Cheix's install script's requirements.

Download Website 26 Jan 03:22 husk-scheme 3.5.1

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Husk is an implementation of the Scheme programming language for the Haskell Platform. Advanced R5RS features are provided, including continuations, hygienic macros, and a full numeric tower.

Release Notes: The major changes in this release are performance improvements for variable access by using a Map to store variables within an environment, and improved support for comparing instances of functions using the equality operators.

Download Website 26 Jan 02:32 sdparm 1.07

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sdparm has a command line interface for getting and setting SCSI mode page fields. Fields can be referred to by an acronym or a numerical address. It has support for various SCSI transport and vendor-specific mode pages. It also decodes Vital Product Data (VPD) pages and can send some simple SCSI commands. sdparm was originally written for Linux with ports to FreeBSD, Solaris, Tru64, and Windows.

Release Notes: This version tracks changes to various www.t10.org drafts since November 2010.

Download Website 25 Jan 23:07 MetaFTPD 0.0.1

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MetaFTPD is an FTP server/proxy with many features, including "MODE Z" compressed file transfers, file locking, chrooting, data-connection/firewall scripts, XSHA and XMD5 commands, and transparent proxying.

Release Notes: This is the initial release.

Download Website 25 Jan 23:03 Areca Backup 7.2.4

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Areca is a file backup system that supports data compression (zip / zip64 format) and encryption, incremental backups, FTP/SFTP file transfer, delta storage mode, and many other features. It includes a transaction mechanism, which guarantees the integrity of your backups. Two user interfaces are available: a command-line interface (useful for backup automation) and a graphical user interface (useful for backup administration).

Release Notes: This release introduces additional optimizations when recovering voluminous archives (in terms of the number of files) and fixes two bugfixes which could occur when merging archives.

Download Website 25 Jan 23:02 KDE Software Compilation 4.8.0

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For users on Linux and Unix, KDE offers a full suite of user workspace applications which allow interaction with these operating systems in a modern, graphical user interface. This includes Plasma Desktop, KDE's innovative and powerful desktop interface. Other workspace applications are included to aid with system configuration, running programs, or interacting with hardware devices. While the fully integrated KDE Workspaces are only available on Linux and Unix, some of these features are available on other platforms. In addition to the workspace, KDE produces a number of key applications such as the Konqueror Web browser, Dolphin file manager, and Kontact, the comprehensive personal information management suite. The list of applications includes many others, including those for education, multimedia, office productivity, networking, games, and much more. Most applications are available on all platforms supported by the KDE Development. KDE also brings to the forefront many innovations for application developers. An entire infrastructure has been designed and implemented to help programmers create robust and comprehensive applications in the most efficient manner, eliminating the complexity and tediousness of creating highly functional applications.

Release Notes: This release adds many new features, improved stability, and increased performance. Highlights for Plasma Workspaces include window manager optimizations, a redesign of power management, and integration with Activities. The first Qt Quick-based Plasma widgets have entered the default installation of Plasma Desktop, with more to follow in future releases. KDE applications released today include Dolphin file manager with its new display engine, and KDE Telepathy, reaching its first beta milestone. New features for Marble virtual globe keep arriving, including Elevation Profile.

Download Website 25 Jan 23:00 Circuit Diagram 2.0 Alpha

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Circuit Diagram enables you to make electronic circuit diagrams and allows them to be exported as images. It is ideal for use in coursework; you no longer have to use image editing programs to paste components together.

Release Notes: This preview version of Circuit Diagram 2.0 includes a completely new component system with XML-based components, the ability to select and move multiple components, and better connections and rendering.

Download Website 25 Jan 23:00 klish 1.5.3

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The klish is a framework for implementing Cisco-like command-line interfaces on Unix systems. It is configurable through XML files. "Klish" stands for "Kommand Line Interface SHell". The klish is a fork of clish-0.7.3. The original clish was developed by Graeme McKerrell. The klish adds some new features, but is compatible (as much as possible) with clish's XML configuration files.

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Release Notes: An idle timeout commandline option has been added. Use -t <sec> or --timeout=<sec> to set it. The klish command can be executed using klish -c "<command>". The konfd daemon is case sensitive now. Use the _PROMPT_PREFIX and _PROMPT_SUFFIX variables for system-wide prompt prefix and suffix.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:58 Samba 3.6.2

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Samba is a software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. It is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.

Release Notes: This is the latest bugfix release of the Samba 3.6 series.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:58 pssh 2.3

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pssh provides parallel versions of the OpenSSH tools that are useful for controlling large numbers of machines simultaneously. It includes parallel versions of ssh, scp, and rsync, as well as a parallel kill command.

Release Notes: In addition to small fixes, this release adds a few new features, including --inline-stdout and a PSSH_HOST environment variable. It also includes complete man pages, which were previously missing from some of the utilities, and a --version option.

No download Website 25 Jan 22:57 Spring Crypto Utils 1.0.1

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Spring Crypto Utils aims to provide a wrapper around Java's native cryptography API so that configuration of key stores, public and private keys, signers, message digesters, and symmetric and asymmetric cipherers can be easily done via the Spring context configuration.

Release Notes: This release adds support for configuring a keystone using the conventional Java system properties "javax.net.ssl.keyStore" and "javax.net.ssl.keyStorePassword".

No download Website 25 Jan 22:56 pkgtxt2db 0.1.1

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Pkgtxt2db is a utility for Slackware and Slackware-based operating systems which converts PACKAGES.TXT to various database formats. It currently supports CSV, JSON, SQLite, and XML.

Release Notes: This release adds a pkgdesc (package description) variable to the JSON DB.

No download Website 25 Jan 22:55 Text-Tokenizer 0.4.6

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Text-Tokenizer is Perl module based on the flex generated lexical analyzer that can be used for parsing of text (configuration) files. With this module, a simple full-featured configuration parser can be written very easily.

Release Notes: This release fixes building on win32 systems.

Download No website 25 Jan 22:30 Orchestra 4.9.0

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Orchestra is a complete solution to handle long-running, service oriented processes. It provides out of the box orchestration functionality to handle complex business processes. Its objectives are improvement and control of processes, services interaction, and improving the productivity and agility of the company. It provides a powerful engine to execute processes and a set of graphical tools to design, deploy, administrate, and monitor them. It is based on leading standards of the BPM market: BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation) for Process design and WS-BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) for Process execution.

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Release Notes: This release delivers the first version of the new Web BPMN designer. It is now possible to design, change, and deploy processes directly from a Web browser using the popular BPMN 2.0 notation. The engine is still 100% standards compliant with the support of WS-BPEL2.0. This version adds the introduction of Human Task features following the BPEL4People and WS-HumanTask standards. Finally, the Orchestra Console gives more possibilities to monitor and administrate your processes such as: BPMN and BPEL graphical monitoring, a Reporting module, Simulation possibilities, etc.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:28 BalanceNG 3.371

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BalanceNG is a modern, IPv6 capable software IP load balancing solution. It is small, fast, and easy to use and set up. It offers session persistence, different distribution methods (Round Robin, Random, Weighted Random, Least Session, Least Bandwidth, Hash, Agent, and Randomized Agent) and a customizable UDP health check agent in source code. It supports VRRP to set up high availability configurations on multiple nodes. It supports SNMP, integrating the BALANCENG-MIB with Net-SNMPD. It implements a very fast in-memory IP-to-location database, allowing powerful location-based server load-balancing.

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Release Notes: A minor bug with warning messages issued by the "check" command has been resolved. An additional warning message is reported to the log if all targets of a server become inoperational. The manual has been updated accordingly.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:28 BitRock Cross Platform Installer 8.0.2

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BitRock InstallBuilder allows you to create easy-to-use multiplatform installers for Linux (x86/PPC/s390/x86_64/Itanium), Windows, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris (x86/Sparc), IRIX, AIX, and HP-UX applications. The generated application installers have a native look-and-feel and no external dependencies, and can be run in GUI, text, and unattended modes. In addition to self-contained installers, the installation tool is also able to generate standalone RPM packages.

Release Notes: This release improves example projects and makes them easily accessible through the builder GUI, adds HTTPS support for Linux, Windows, and OS X for <httpGet> and <httpPost> actions as well as for the autoupdater, improved downloadable components to allow resuming failed downloads, a new <runAsAdmin> tag for the <addScheduledTask> action, improved error handling when none of the configured allowed display modes can be initialized, improved built-in pages to display runtime changes of the <fullName> property, and multiple fixes.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:26 GTK+ 2.24.9

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GTK, which stands for the Gimp ToolKit, is a library for creating graphical user interfaces. It is designed to be small and efficient, but still flexible enough to allow the programmer freedom in the interfaces created. GTK provides some unique features over standard widget libraries.

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Release Notes: Fixes for GtkScale were backported. The editing-canceled property in GtkCellEditableEventBox was implemented. A Quartz race condition when waking up the CGRunLoop was fixed. Several build fixes and other minor fixes were made.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:26 phpMyAdmin 3.5.0-beta1

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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: Browse-mode improvements (grid editing, remember recent tables, remember last sort order by table, flexible column width, reorder columns, and a more compact navigation bar). AJAXification of many operations. A reorganized server status page with server monitoring. Improved support for stored routines, events, and triggers. OpenGIS support. Zoom-search in table search. Drizzle support. An improved ENUM/SET editor.

Download No website 25 Jan 22:22 Sketsa SVG Editor 6.6

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Sketsa SVG Editor is a vector drawing application based on SVG. It allows users to create vector graphics that can be scaled and printed at any resolution, without losing detail or clarity. It features various tools for optimizing content creation, and includes a property palette, a DOM editor, a source editor, a resource editor, SVG-specific shape tools, transformation tools, and additional illustration tools. It uses SVG as its native file format.

Release Notes: This is a bugfix release with some enhancements.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:22 Oracle Java Platform, Standard Edition 7u2

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The Oracle (formerly Sun) Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE or JSE) allows you to develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers as well embedded and real-time environments. The Java Development Kit (JDK) contains the essential compiler, tools, runtime libraries, and APIs for developers writing, deploying, and running applets and applications in the Java programming language. The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the runtime libraries and tools for running applets and applications.

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Release Notes: The footprint of signed JAR files was reduced. Caching of network content for application code running in Web Start mode is now enabled by default. Handling of content with gzip encoding was improved. Several other minor improvements and bugfixes were made. Olson time zone data was updated to version 2011l.

Download Website 25 Jan 22:22 Oracle Java Platform, Standard Edition 6u30

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The Oracle (formerly Sun) Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE or JSE) allows you to develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers as well embedded and real-time environments. The Java Development Kit (JDK) contains the essential compiler, tools, runtime libraries, and APIs for developers writing, deploying, and running applets and applications in the Java programming language. The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the runtime libraries and tools for running applets and applications.

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Release Notes: New entries were added to the blacklist of vulnerable applications. Several critical security issues were fixed. JIT and loop bugs were fixed. An SSL/TLS regression was fixed. An enhanced Java VisualVM is included in the package. Gervill, a new software synthesizer implementation, was integrated. Olson time zone data was updated to version 2011l.

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