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 version brings bugfixes which include improvements to the Pmanager Dolphin, CSS compliance fixes in the KHTML Web rendering engine, and bugfixes in the Gwenview image viewer.
The Pegasus Workflow Management System encompasses a set of technologies which help workflow-based applications execute in a number of different environments, including desktops, campus clusters, grids, and clouds. It bridges the scientific domain and the execution environment by automatically mapping high-level workflow descriptions onto distributed resources. It automatically locates the necessary input data and computational resources necessary for workflow execution. It enables scientists to construct workflows in abstract terms without worrying about the details of the underlying execution environment or the particulars of the low-level specifications required by the middleware (Condor, Globus, or Amazon EC2). It bridges the current cyberinfrastructure by effectively coordinating multiple distributed resources.
Release Notes: Pegasus 4.2.2 is a minor release, with minor enhancements and fixes for bugs in Pegasus 4.2.0. Improvements include support for sever-side pagination for pegasus-dashboard, support for lcg-utils commandline clients to retrieve and push data to SRM servers, installation of Pegasus Python libraries in standard system locations, and examples for using CREAMCE and glite submissions.
Monkey HTTP Daemon is a very fast and lightweight Web server for Linux. It uses a hybrid networking model based on asynchronous calls (event-driven) and fixed threads, which makes it scalable and capable of attending thousands of clients per second. It provides a powerful API for C and is ideal for embedded devices, thanks to its small core and plugin architecture.
Release Notes: This release fix a bug in the HTTP headers parser which could lead to a DoS.
IronGrip is a GTK+ frontend for audio CD ripping and encoding as WAV, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, and FLAC. It supports CDDB lookup.
Release Notes: This release adds support for FLAC encoding, adds filename simplification options, adds a 'Destination folder' chooser, merges patches from Asunder 2.3, and fixes discs not ejecting on Ubuntu.
Dianara is a client for the pump.io social network. It allows users to manage their pump.io social network accounts without using a Web browser.
Release Notes: This release adds the option to show all commments in a post, shows if the user has liked a post, and allows the user to unlike it. The user can also see who liked a post, in a tooltip. The contact list now shows all the contacts, both 'following' and 'followers'. Uploading images is possible. The user can select whether a post goes to Public, Followers, or both. Clicking on posted images shows them in an internal viewer. There is a link in every post to open it in the Web browser. Autoupdates don't interrupt the user while browsing the timeline. And, of course, there are lots of small bugfixes and minor cleanups.
Stantor-Domodulor is a home automation software system. It lets you manage electric and electronic facilities through Web pages and WAP 2 and 1 for smartphones. Stantor can drive Velleman k8000/k8055/k8061 boards, Ethernet and USB Arduino Mega, Uno and Duemilanove boards, X10 materials, USB webcams, and sound boards. Stantor correspondents can sent alerts via email and instant messaging. The Linux distributions supported are Ubuntu, Fedora, and Mandriva.
Release Notes: This release adds updates for Linux kernel 3.8.X, PHP 5.4.X, and the Mageia 3 distribution, updates the configuration file for the video motion detection software Motion 3.8.12, and updates the Arduino Mega board boards' Wifi program.
noPoll is a WebSocket implementation (RFC 6455), written in ANSI C, which allows building pure WebSocket solutions or provides WebSocket support to existing TCP-oriented applications. It was written to have a clean, easy-to-use-and-integrate library.
Release Notes: This new stable release includes support to receive partial WebSocket frame headers which are saved for later operation without blocking the caller.
GLFW is a portable framework for OpenGL application development. It handles operating system specific tasks such OpenGL window management, resolution switching, keyboard, mouse, and joystick input, timer input, creating threads, and more.
Release Notes: This release adds fixes for multiple cursor motion bugs on Windows and fixes support for the LFLAGS environment variable on OS X.
Qtractor is an Audio/MIDI multi-track sequencer application. The initial target platform is Linux, using the infrastructure of the Jack Audio Connection Kit (JACK) for audio and the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) for MIDI. It is meant to be a fairly-featured Linux desktop audio workstation GUI, specially dedicated to the personal home studio.
Release Notes: NSM (Non Session Management) support has been added. Audio buses plugin state restoration and MIDI channel file merge/export have been fixed. A MIDI editor re-scale mode is now featured. A German translation is being introduced.
Sanewall is a firewall builder for Linux that uses an elegant language abstracted to just the right level. This makes it powerful and easy to use, audit, and understand. It allows you to create very readable configurations even for complex stateful firewalls. Sanewall can be used for almost any purpose, including control of any number of internal/external/virtual interfaces, control of any combination of routed traffic, setting up DMZ routers and servers, all kinds of NAT, providing strong protection (flooding, spoofing, etc.), transparent caches, source MAC verification, blacklists, and whitelists. Newer versions abstract the differences between IPv4 and IPv6, allowing you to define a common set of rules for both, while permitting specific rules for each as you need. Sanewall is a fork of FireHOL and can make use of existing FireHOL configurations.
Release Notes: This release fixes IPv4/IPv6 auto-detection so it is not confused by VLAN interface names such as eth0.22.
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 2013/Jun/06). The Linux kernel was updated to 3.9.4-1. Clonezilla was updated to 3.4.5-drbl1.
Knotter is a highly configurable interlace designer. Interlace patterns are a kind of design historically used as a decorations in many places and by different cultures (some examples are Celtic knotworks and Islamic interlaces). Knotter aims to allow its user to design such patterns in an intuitive way and to provide easy ways to integrate the result into external general-purpose graphic software. For this purpose, designs created within Knotter can be saved in a custom human-readable format and exported as Scalable Vector Graphics and in a wide number of raster image formats.
Release Notes: The scripting interface has been greatly improved. As a result there are new pre-installed plugins. The new plugins allow you to create a large base knot with minimal effort. A new "Toggle Edges" tool that allows you to add and remove edges with a single click was added. Some minor new features include the option to turn antialiasing off to improve performance, an option to keep the knot style between sessions, and support for background images in exported images. Several bugs were fixed.
Pomm is an object oriented database access framework. It is not an ORM, it is an Object Model Manager. It offers an alternative approach from an ORM to using databases in Web development. It allows developers to leverage PostgreSQL's features to shape data structures which fit business processes while keeping an eye on performance.
Release Notes: This maintenance release improved PHP 5.5 compatibility and fixed bugs in model generation and support for ISO 8601 date style configuration.
Universal Password Manager (UPM) allows you to store usernames, passwords, URLs, etc. in an encrypted database protected by one master password. Its three strongest features are simplicity (it provides a small number of very strong features with no clutter), the ability to run cross-platform, and database sharing. Rather than having many separate databases (home, work, etc.), database sharing allows you store your database at a remote location (password protected HTTP URL, for example) and then have UPM automatically keep your local database in sync with the remote database.
Release Notes: A Polish translation was added. An option to allow self-signed certificates was added.
dosfstools includes the mkfs.fat (aka mkfs.vfat and mkfs.msdos) and fsck.fat (aka fsck.vfat and fsck.msdos) utilities, which respectively make and check MS-DOS FAT filesystems.
Release Notes: Proper naming for tools, and initial internationalization for man pages.
Giada is a minimal, hardcore audio tool for DJs and live performers. Just pick your sample, drop it in any channel, and start the show by using this tiny piece of software as a loop machine, drum machine, sequencer, live sampler, or effect (VST) host. Giada aims to be a compact and portable virtual device for production use and live sets.
Release Notes: This release celebrates the beginning of MIDI output development, including VSTi (instrument) support and a new Piano Roll widget.
Freedomotic is an open, flexible, scalable, mashup-oriented software system which can interact with well-known standard building automation protocols and with "do-it-yourself" solutions. It treats the Web, social networks, and frontends just like any other sensor or actuator in your automation system. For example, you can tweet your washing machine to start the washing cycle. Freedomotic leverages modern enterprise integration patterns and distributed computing architectures, along with cross-language APIs for extensions.
Release Notes: This development version introduces some new features, including localization and the multifloor environment. Many minor and major bugs were fixed.
Beets is a media library management system designed for obsessive-compulsive music geeks. It catalogs your collection, automatically improving its metadata as it goes using the MusicBrainz database. It also downloads cover art for albums it imports. Then it provides a bouquet of tools for manipulating and accessing your music. Beets also includes a music player that speaks the MPD protocol, so you can play music in your beets library using any MPD client.
Release Notes: This release features new data sources for the autotagger, new plugins that look for problems in your library, tracking of the date that you acquired new music, an awesome new syntax for running queries over numeric fields, support for ALAC files, and major enhancements to the importer’s UI and distance calculations.
Sphirewall is a user-centric analytical network firewall/router. Out-of-the box, it provides user authentication coupled with powerful analytics which provide you with complete control over your network and users. With Sphirewall, you can manage and understand what is happening on your network with features such as qos, bandwidth quotas, user authentication, and much more. Not built on iptables, it is able to do things which other Open Source firewalls can't. Its very flexible, and with its open JSON API, can easily be plugged into any existing environment.
Release Notes: This release introduced many new features and enhancements that were requested by users.
Property Binder is a Java library that provides typed access to entries in properties files. It offers such access by allowing a programmer to provide it a Java interface whose methods represent the keys of the properties file. The methods can be annotated to indicate what property the method represents, what default value(s) it should assume if the property is not present, and what pattern separates the individual values of multi-valued properties.
Release Notes: This release allows suppression of substitutions in property values via the @BoundProperty annotation.
Crayonizer "crayonizes" the output of other programs. It uses pattern matches to color in and otherwise transmogrify selected text. It's written in straight C with few dependencies.
Release Notes: Many changes were made to support SSH. Keyboard input is no longer automatically passed to the crayonized program. A 'passto' verb was added, which launches a program to handle output from crayonized programs (e.g. to catch the zmodem attention string and pass output to rz).
LogicalDOC is a Web-based document management system that is easy to use and learn. Its architecture leverages best-of-breed Java technology to achieve a powerful and flexible solution. It supports its users with a powerful search engine (Lucene), Web service interface (JAX-WS via CXF) compatible with .NET and PHP, versioning, annotation on documents, a WebDAV interface, importing and exporting from .zip files. Documents can be organized into hierarchical folders, searched using the integrated search engine, or browsed by Tag. The system is extensible thanks to the technologies used (Spring-Hibernate) and its plugin architecture.
Release Notes: This release added the ability to edit metadata at checkin time, a new Croatian translation of the GUI, the ability to delete specific versions, an option to inherit security policies from the parent when creating a new fold, and a new standard analyzer (useful for indexing/search special kinds of documents). The French, German, and Brazilian Portuguese GUI localizations were updated, and the libraries for indexing and search (Apache Lucene - Solr) were upgraded. MySQL 5.6 compliance, an inability to save changes in Administration - Client and External Apps, and a problem with previewing documents were fixed.
Rspamd is an anti-spam system designed to work faster than SpamAssassin by using the event model and various optimizations. Its most important features include regexp and Lua rules for filtering different parts of messages, a number of built-in functions for analyzing messages, fuzzy hash support, SURBL filters, email and character table support, a control interface for remote managing and stats gathering, a Lua plugin system, statistics support (OSB/Bayes), and an AJAX-based Web interface.
Release Notes: The Bayes statistical module now uses the inverse chi-square distribution for normalizing, which increases accuracy of spam filtering. Support for IPv6 was improved with the ability to listen on IPv6 addresses, address selection algorithms, and support for IPv6 DNS resolvers. Fuzzy storage has been improved to support update requests only from specific IP addresses. A number of bugs in the main code and Web UI were fixed. A CentOS RPM spec file has been added.
Aspose.Slides for Java is a Java component for manipulating PowerPoint presentations. It doesn't require PowerPoint and supports export to PDF, embedding and linking of audio and video frames, slide cloning, thumbnail generation, and presentation features, the ability to extract text from a presentation, and more.
Release Notes: This release added support for adding ActiveX controls from scratch. Chart support was improved. Many presentation rendering issues and chart rendering issues have also been addressed. An exception message is now generated when using a non-standard locale. An issue where Clustered Column chart Category axis labels overlapped in generated PDFs was fixed.
uBeeDisk is a tool that copies disks and images from one to another. It was developed to archive Microbee disk images from floppy disks and to write them back to floppy, but other disk formats can be added. It is intended mainly for users of computer emulators. As the program makes use of the 'LibDsk' library there are many options for image types. The program provides some data recovery methods along with 'info' files for each disk image file created. An 'info' file contains information about the disk image, a status map of all sectors read from the disk, and an MD5 stamp of the associated disk image.
Release Notes: This release added Floppyio 'fioxx' and North Star Horizon 'nshs'disk macros to 'ubeedisk.ini.sample'. The Windows distribution now has all text files in CRLF format and with '.txt' extensions. Changes were made to reset_input_drive_and_settings() to bypass if it is not a PC floppy disk as the input type. This function was causing Remote time-out errors under Linux and possibly Win32. Error reporting and exit(EXIT_FAILURE) were also added at various points. Changes were made to close_files() to report any dsk_close() errors. Help in the ub-xsxx-makexxx.bat files was fixed. There were also various compiler warning fixes.