2012 / July (832 releases)

July 2012

Download Website 30 Jul 13:35 Common Pipeline Library 6.1.1


The Common Pipeline Library provides a highly robust set of functions for manipulating signals and images. It is primarily intended for the building of VLT instrument pipelines, but is also useful for generic data handling. It includes a number of useful low-level data types, medium-level data access methods, standard implementations of commonly-used signal processing and data reduction tasks, and dynamic loading of "recipes" for data processing.

Release Notes: This is a bugfix release.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:29 VULCAN 6.2.0


VULCAN (Viscous Upwind aLgorithm for Complex flow ANalysis) offers computational fluid dynamics for subsonic speed through hypersonic turbulent reacting and non-reacting flows on a variety of serial and parallel computational platforms. The computational cost of propulsion flow analysis is reduced through the use of special turbulent wall treatments, multi-grid methods for elliptic and space marching schemes, and conditioning of the governing equations to reduce numerical stiffness. Physical modeling capabilities are improved through the inclusion of models for compressibility, Reynolds stress anisotropies, turbulent diffusivity, finite rate chemistry, and turbulence/chemistry interaction effects. VULCAN can simulate two-dimensional, three-dimensional, or axi-symmetric multi-block problems.

Release Notes: This release adds numerous bugfixes and enhancements.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:29 TAU 2.21.3


TAU (Tuning and Analysis Utilities) is a set of tools for analyzing the performance of C, C++, Fortran and Java programs. It collects much more information than is available through prof or gprof, the standard Unix utilities, including per-process, per-thread, and per-host information, inclusive and exclusive function times, profiling groups that allow you to organize data collection, access to hardware counters on some systems, per-class and per-instance information, the ability to separate data for each template instantiation, start/stop timers for profiling arbitrary sections of code, and support for collection of statistics on user-defined events.

Release Notes: This release adds a port to ARM Linux, Intel MIC platforms, CUDA 5.0 support, UPC Runtime instrumentation for Cray CCE and BUPC, improvements in the MPI wrapper, support to ParaProf 3D for IBM BG/Q, and ARM Linux.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:29 Web10G 3.4


The Web10G project (a follow-on from Web100) was created to produce a complete host-software environment that will run common TCP applications at 100% of the available bandwidth, regardless of the magnitude of a network's capability. Web10G has endowed TCP with better instrumentation. This instrumentation is the foundation for both the TCP autotuning performed in process-level code and the process-level tools designed to locate bottlenecks within the following major subsystems: the sending application, the sending OS, the Internet path, the receiving OS, and the receiving application. Measurement tools have also been built on this instrumentation to display performance indicators to end-users, as well as provide internal diagnostics for network and system administrators.

Release Notes: User access to kernel data is now through the netlinks interface.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:24 THREDDS 4.2.10


The THREDDS (Thematic Realtime Environmental Distributed Data Services) project is developing middleware to bridge the gap between data providers and data users. The goal is to simplify the discovery and use of scientific data and to allow scientific publications and educational materials to reference scientific data. The mission of THREDDS is for students, educators and researchers to publish, contribute, find, and interact with data relating to the Earth system in a convenient, effective, and integrated fashion. Just as the World Wide Web and digital library technologies have simplified the process of publishing and accessing multimedia documents, THREDDS is building infrastructure needed for publishing and accessing scientific data in a similarly convenient fashion.

Release Notes: This release adds numerous bugfixes.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:24 The Program Database Toolkit 3.18


The Program Database Toolkit (PDT) is a powerful tool infrastructure that provides access to the high-level interface of source code for analysis tools and applications.

Release Notes: This release adds support for the ARM Linux platform, the ROSE parser for C, C++, and UPC, the MAQAO binary rewriter, and the TAU source instrumentor.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:23 SuiteSparse 4.0.2


SuiteSparse is a suite of C, Fortran, and MATLAB functions for manipulating sparse matrices.

Release Notes: This release adds GPU support for CHOLMOD and adds assorted bugfixes.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:22 SAOImage DS9 7.0.2


SAOImage DS9 is an astronomical imaging and data visualization application. DS9 supports FITS images and binary tables, multiple frame buffers, region manipulation, and many scale algorithms and colormaps. It provides for easy communication with external analysis tasks and is highly configurable and extensible. DS9 is a stand-alone application that requires no installation or support files. It supports advanced features such as multiple frame buffers, mosaic images, tiling, blinking, geometric markers, colormap manipulation, scaling, arbitrary zoom, rotation, pan, and a variety of coordinate systems.

Release Notes: This release adds true 3D data visualization, color tags, and cropping. Regions now support analysis tasks unique to each region type. TIFF, JPEG, and PNG files can be loaded and exported directly. The GUI has been rebuilt. New WCS support for non-FITS WCS projections has been added to DS9: TNX, ZPX, SCAMP, SIP, and HEALPIX. Enhancements and improvements have been made in the support for the following FITS WCS projections: COD, COO, COE, COP, ZEA, and CAR.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:22 Cheix USB beta-22


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.


Release Notes: This release adds minor fixes and improvements to the cheix_admin script, admin.html, and the INSTALL file. These are all documentation changes.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:21 SpatiaLite 3.0.1


SpatiaLite is a library for geographic information systems (GIS) that implements the core OpenGIS specification. It provides SQLite with basic support for spatial data is intended for lightweight GIS projects.

Release Notes: This release adds assorted enhancements and bugfixes.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:21 ScalaBLAST 2.0.1


ScalaBLAST is a high-performance multiprocessor implementation of the NCBI BLAST library. It supports all 5 primary program types (blastn, blastp, tblastn, tblastx, and blastx) and several output formats (pairwise, tabular, and XML). It will run on most multiprocessor systems which have MPI installed, and can run over a wide variety of interconnects, including infiniband, quadrics, and ethernet. It is designed to run a large number of queries against either large or small databases. It parallelizes the BLAST calculations by dynamically scheduling them across processors using a fault-resilient scheme.

Release Notes: This is a bugfix release.

Download Website 30 Jul 13:21 Scalasca 1.4.2


Scalasca is a toolset that can be used to analyze the performance behavior of parallel applications and to identify opportunities for optimization. It supports an incremental performance-analysis procedure that integrates runtime summaries with in-depth studies of concurrent behavior via event tracing, adopting a strategy of successively refined measurement configurations.

Release Notes: This is a bugfix release.

No download No website 29 Jul 23:35 boar 29-Jul-2012


Boar provides simple version control and backup for photos, videos, and other binary files. Boar aims to be the perfect way to make sure your most important digital information, like pictures, movies, and documents, is stored safely. It makes it possible for you to restore any or all of your files from any point in time. It makes it easy to maintain verified backups of your data, including file history. It imposes no limits on file or repository sizes. Using boar is an effective way to prevent data loss due to human or machine error.

Release Notes: It is now possible to access a repository over the network by using ssh or a stand-alone server. Faster continuous replication of repositories. Several new commands to easier access the repository in scripts. Multiple minor usage improvements.

Download Website 29 Jul 23:35 Parted Magic 2012_07_28


The Parted Magic OS employs core programs from GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs including Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, and ddrescue and an excellent set of documentation to benefit the user. An extensive collection of fileystem tools are also included, and the following filesystems are supported: ext2, ext3, ext4, FAT16, FAT32, HFS, HFS+, JFS, Linux-swap, NTFS, ReiserRS, reiser4, and XFS. It loads completely to system memory and requires at least 256MB of RAM to operate.

Release Notes: An LVM hang has bee fixed. Garbled Russian translation problem with Clonezilla have been fixed. NFSv4 support has been added for Clonezilla. A Truecrypt hang has been fixed. Roxterm 2.6.5 replaces lxterminal. A “cryptsetup luksOpen” bug has been fixed. LOG support has been added to the iptables kernel driver. HAL has been removed. You can now boot Parted Magic from Linux RAID partitions (/dev/md*). Device Mapper and LUKS Crypt should work in the next release.

Download Website 29 Jul 23:32 RPhoto 0.4.2


RPhoto is a handy image editor to simplify cropping of digital camera pictures and avoid white borders introduced by incorrect height/width ratios. It also has lossless rotate and flip features, as well as a unique way to rectify a bad angle by only drawing a horizontal or vertical line.

Release Notes: This version adds some features asked for by users: a grey cutoff area, confirmation of unsaved changes, and an autosave folder and suffix. There are some bugfixes as well.

Download Website 29 Jul 23:31 4MLinux 4.0-core


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: This will be a core system (4.8 MB in size) for the 4MLinux 4.0 series. The system includes: Linux 3.4.2, glibc 2.14.90, and Busybox 1.20.1. All 4MLinux-4.0 applications have been compiled under Fedora 16 (x86/32-bit/SMP).

Download Website 29 Jul 23:31 Android Tools 0.04


Android Tools is a lightweight IDE for creating, building, installing, and testing Android applications. Android Tools includes point and click access to the Android commands, documents, directories, and files. It also includes a built-in text editor. Android Tools makes learning and using Android easier. It's for the new Android user who needs help getting started. It's also for the more experienced Android user who wants easy access to the Android commands and a text editor.

Release Notes: Support for Mac OS has been improved. The Analyze (lint) command has been added to the Tools Android Project menu.

Download Website 29 Jul 23:30 Java Tools 0.46


Java Tools is a lightweight IDE for creating, compiling, executing, and debugging Java applications and applets. It includes point and click access to the Java commands, documents, directories, and files. It also includes a built-in text editor and user interface for the Java debugger. It makes learning and using Java easier. It's for the new Java user who needs help getting started, as well as the more experienced Java user who wants easy access to the Java commands and a text editor.

Release Notes: Support for Mac OS has been improved.

No download No website 29 Jul 23:30 XML Worker 1.1.5


XML Worker parses (X)HTML snippets and the associated CSS and converts them to PDF. It is an extra component for iText, and is a new version of the old HTMLWorker which used to be shipped with iText.

Release Notes: This release fixes a bug introduced in 1.1.4 that caused the output to be limited to a single page when using a <div> tag. It fixes a problem with some CSS properties that were inherited incorrectly. It adds support for the line-height attribute in <span> tags.

No download Website 29 Jul 23:29 iText 5.3.1


iText is a library that contains classes to generate and manipulate documents in the Portable Document Format (PDF). Document manipulation includes splitting, merging, and filling out forms (AcroForms, static and dynamic XFA forms).

Release Notes: Preparations are being made for better PDF/A support, and that's why all PDF/A-related code has been moved to a separate package. Image support is improved: invalid ICC profiles are now ignored, and more types of BMPs are available. This release corrects the position of visible signatures and fixes some minor bugs.

Download Website 29 Jul 23:28 sysstat 10.1.1


The sysstat package contains the sar, sadf, iostat, nfsiostat, cifsiostat, mpstat, and pidstat commands for Linux. The sar command collects and reports system activity information. The statistics reported by sar concern I/O transfer rates, paging activity, process-related activites, interrupts, network activity, memory and swap space utilization, CPU utilization, kernel activities, and TTY statistics, among others. The sadf command may be used to display data collected by sar in various formats. The iostat command reports CPU statistics and I/O statistics for tty devices and disks. The pidstat command reports statistics for Linux processes. The mpstat command reports global and per-processor statistics. The nfsiostat command reports I/O statistics for network filesystems. The cifsiostat command reports I/O statistics for CIFS filesystems.

Release Notes: Option -[0-9]+ has been added to sar to show the data of that many days ago. iostat and sar have persistent device names support. A new option (-t) has been added to sadf: This option tells sadf to display the timestamps in the local time of the data file creator instead of UTC.

No download Website 29 Jul 23:26 delaboratory 0.8


delaboratory is an image postprocessing application. It allows you to modify the color and contrast of a photo in a creative way, using curves, a channel mixer, an equalizer, blur, an unsharp mask, high pass, vignette, dodge/burn, shadows/highlights, and blending in different colorspaces (sRGB, ProPhoto, LAB, CMYK, LCH, HSV, HSL) with floating-point precision. Each operation is stored as an adjustment layer, and you can watch a realtime preview.

Release Notes: This version makes the delaboratory interface more user-friendly for casual users. This is also the final release of this code branch; don't expect any new features soon.

No download No website 29 Jul 23:25 mxHero 1.7.0


mxHero is a platform for email enhancing plugins. It features attractive real-time stats, security, policy, and monitoring capabilities. Email enhancement features include support for unlimited attachment sizes. It is compatible with all email systems and is currently deployed to over 5000 email accounts. The platform supports multiple domains, each with its own password.

Release Notes: This version adds several fixes and enhancements. Specific corrections/enhancements to Reply Time Out, Hero Attach, and Usage Hours plugins. Also included a new Rich Text Editor for enabling image embedding.

Download Website 29 Jul 23:24 CruxPorts4Slack 20120729


CruxPorts4Slack adapts the "ports" and "pkgmk" commands to allow the use of ports repositories for Crux with Slackware. The httpup program, which is necessary to use ports, is included in the package.

Release Notes: The pkgmk command can now convert Arch Linux PKGBUILD files to Crux Pkgfile files. The rsync driver was added and the httpup driver removed.

Download Website 29 Jul 23:24 Eric 4.5.5


Eric is a full featured Python and Ruby editor and IDE, written in Python. It is based on the cross platform Qt GUI toolkit, integrating the highly flexible Scintilla editor control. It is designed to be usable as an everyday quick and dirty editor as well as being usable as a professional project management tool, integrating many advanced features that Python offers the professional coder. Eric includes a plug-in system, which allows easy extension of the IDE functionality with plug-ins downloadable from the net. Current stable versions are Eric4 based on Qt4 and Python 2 and Eric5 based on Python 3 and Qt4.

Release Notes: Bugfixes and some small enhancements.

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