2013 / September / 16 (23 releases)

16 September 2013

No download Website 16 Sep 23:09 F-IRC 1.11

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F-IRC is an IRC client for the console. It supports multiple servers, scrollback, and all the basic features one can expect from an IRC client.

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Release Notes: Nick changes were not notified. The "ban" option has been improved. There are numerous bugfixes. A (real time) word cloud covering all conversations in all channels has been added (disabled by default).

No download Website 16 Sep 23:06 noPoll 0.2.5

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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 release includes several fixes and new API functions.

No download Website 16 Sep 23:05 Pomm 1.2-RC1

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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 release uses PHP's PostgreSQL native API instead of Pomm. Prepared statements are buffered to propose maximum performances. Pg connections can be configured to fit ISO standards. Entities can use PostgreSQL functions as attributes. This release candidate might contain bugs or incomplete documentation.

Download Website 16 Sep 23:02 (R)?ex 0.43.0

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(R)?ex is a tool that allows you to manage all of your servers from a central point, through the complete process of configuration management and software deployment.

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Release Notes: This release adds the option to cache the machine inventory so that the execution will be faster, and the ability to create a report of the changes Rex did during the run. It also adds limited support for OpenWrt.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:56 AutoLaTeX 25.2

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AutoLaTeX is a tool for managing small to large LaTeX documents. It detects which files which are used to build the document (included TeX files, BibTeX, figures, etc.), and launches the various different tools (latex, bibtex, makeindex) when the sources files have been changed. It provides translation rules which automatically generate figures in EPS, PNG, or PDF formats from different types of sources (dia, xfig, svg, astah, source code, etc.) AutoLaTeX also provides graphical user interfaces, a plugin for the editors Gedit and Sublime Text, and a standalone Gtk application.

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Release Notes: A major bugfix in the Gedit plugin.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:55 Mars Simulation Project 3.05

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The Mars Simulation Project is an open source Java project to create a simulation of a future human settlement on the planet Mars.

Release Notes: This release includes a new emergency supply mission, a dig local ice task, and a new Debian installation package.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:55 web2ldap 1.1.44

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web2ldap is a full-featured Web-based LDAPv3 client written in Python. It is designed to run either as with stand-alone built-in Web server or under the control of another Web server with FastCGI support (e.g. Apache with mod_fastcgi). It has support for various LDAPv3 bind methods and a powerful built-in schema browser. HTML templates are supported for displaying and editing entries, and LDIF templates can be used for quickly adding new entries. A built-in X.509 parser displays a detailed view of certificates and CRLs with active links.

Release Notes: Small improvements and fixes.

No download Website 16 Sep 22:48 TeX Live 2013

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TeX Live is an easy way to get up and running with TeX. It provides a comprehensive TeX system with binaries for most flavors of Unix, including GNU/Linux, and also Windows. It includes all the major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts that are free software, including support for many languages around the world.

Release Notes: Platforms: armhf-linux, mips-irix, i386-netbsd, and amd64-netbsd have been added or revived; powerpc-aix has been removed. Distribution layout: the top-level texmf/ directory has been merged into texmf-dist/. Many small language collections have been merged together. MetaPost: native support for PNG output and floating-point (IEEE double) has been added. LuaTEX: updated to Lua 5.2, and includes a new library to process external PDF page content. Many changes to XeTeX. xdvi: now uses FreeType instead of t1lib for rendering. microtype.sty: some support for XeTEX and LuaTEX. tlmgr: new pinning action.

No download Website 16 Sep 22:45 cvechecker 3.3

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cvechecker reports about possible vulnerabilities on your system by scanning the installed software and matching the results with the CVE database. This is not a bullet-proof method and you will most likely have many false positives, but it is still better than nothing, especially if you are running a distribution with little security coverage.

Release Notes: Mainly a bugfix release, but contains a few features such as allowing standard input for the binary list as well as introduction of the CVECHECKER_CONFFILE environment variable.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:45 digiKam 3.4

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digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application that makes importing and organizing digital photos a trivial task. Photos can be organized in albums, which can be sorted chronologically, by directory layout, or by custom collections, and they can be tagged, commented, and rated. digiKam makes use of a fast and robust database to store meta-information, which makes adding and editing comments and tags very reliable. Metadata can also be stored inside pictures using Exif and IPTC. An embedded image editor and a standalone application named showfoto have simple but powerful features for editing your pictures with filters and correction tools.

Release Notes: This version adds interroperabilty with Capture NX regarding Color Labels support, new options to select Albums and Tags to process, multi-threading and multi-core CPU support for Metadata Synchronizer, Thumbs Generator, and fingerprint Generator tools. There are also a couple of bugfixes.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:43 XMLUnit 1.5

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XMLUnit provides assertions and supporting class libraries to test various properties of generated pieces of XML using a popular testing framework. It supports finding the differences between two pieces of XML, validating documents against DTDs or XML Schemas, testing the results of XPath expressions, or asserting properties of Nodes exposed via DOM traversal. Two branches exist: one that supports Java and JUnit and one that supports the .NET Framework and NUnit.

Release Notes: This release creates additional differences when comparing nodes where one node has children and the other one has none. While XMLUnit 1.4 would just report a HAS_CHILD_NODES difference, this release will, in addition, return a CHILD_NODELIST_LENGTH as well as CHILD_NODE_NOT_FOUND differences for each missing node.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:41 Krank 07

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Krank is a game of dexterity, somewhere between breakout and billiards, in which the aim of each level is to shove floating stones towards compatible static stones. You control a short chain of stones with your mouse to achieve that.

Release Notes: Each level comes in three flavors now: easy, hard, and extreme. Difficulty stages have been added to the level selection and score menus. Statistics have been added. Configuration and highscores are saved in ~/Library/Preferences. A restart level shortcut ('r') has been added. There are speed optimizations and various bugfixes.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:40 Fish Fillets NG 1.0.1

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Fish Fillets NG is strictly a puzzle game. The goal in every of the seventy levels is always the same: Find a safe way out. The fish utter witty remarks about their surroundings, and the various inhabitants of their underwater realm quarrel among themselves or comment on the efforts of your fish. The whole game is accompanied by quiet, comforting music.

Release Notes: Fixes a bug in the last levels: fish were unable to swim to some places. This happened next to the room border. The bug was introduced in version 0.9.2.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:39 Guvcview 1.7.1

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Guvcview provides a simple GTK interface for capturing and viewing video from devices supported by the Linux UVC driver, although it should also work with any video4Linux2-compatible device.

Release Notes: This release fixes the AVI muxer; it fixes opendml indexes (>= 1Gb). It has an updated Italian translation.

Download Website 16 Sep 22:39 GNU ddrescue 1.18-pre5

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GNU ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disk, CD-ROM, etc.) to another, trying to rescue the good parts first in case of read errors. GNU ddrescuelog is a tool that manipulates ddrescue logfiles, shows logfile contents, converts logfiles to/from other formats, compares logfiles, tests rescue status, and can delete a logfile if the rescue is done.

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Release Notes: The new option "-L, --loose-domain" has been added to ddrescue and ddrescuelog. The new option "-N, --no-trim" has been added to ddrescue. The default value of option "-a, --min-read-rate" has been restored to its original value (disabled). The option "-B, --binary-prefixes" has been ported to ddrescuelog. The new option "-C, --complete-logfile" has been added to ddrescuelog. A code reorganization has been made. The new class 'Logfile' has been added.

Download Website 16 Sep 16:53 Orthanc 0.6.1

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Orthanc is a lightweight, RESTful DICOM server for health care and medical research.

Release Notes: This release implements the detection of stable DICOM resources. A stable resource is defined as a patient, a study, or a series that has not received any new instance for a sufficient amount of time. This feature is important to automate some imaging flows, such as the autorouting of modified DICOM instances. With Orthanc 0.6.1, it is also possible to make a C-Find SCU query at the instance level, which is necessary for WADO querying.

Download Website 16 Sep 16:53 Calligra 2.7.2

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Calligra is an integrated suite of applications that cover office, creative, and management needs. It offers applications on both desktop computers and mobile platforms like tablets and smartphones. OpenDocument Format (ODF) is used, making it compatible with OpenOffice.org, LibreOffice, and Microsoft Office. Calligra Suite contains the following applications: Calligra Words (word processor), Sheets (spreadsheets), Stage (presentations), Flow (diagrams and flowcharts), Kexi (visual database creator), Braindump (note taking), Plan (project management), Krita (drawing), and Karbon (vector graphics).

Release Notes: This release brings a couple of important bugfixes.

Download Website 16 Sep 16:53 Qt 5.1

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Qt is a comprehensive, object-oriented development framework that enables development of high-performance, cross-platform rich-client and server-side applications. When you implement a program with Qt, you can run it on the X Window System (Unix/X11), Apple Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows NT/9x/2000/XP by simply compiling the source code for the platform you want. Qt is the basis for the KDE desktop environment, and is also used in numerous commercial applications such as Google Earth, Skype for Linux, and Adobe Photoshop Elements.

Release Notes: The new Qt Quick Controls and Qt Quick Layouts modules finally offer ‘widgets’ for Qt Quick. Qt Sensors has now been added to Qt 5.1, supporting Android, Blackberry, and iOS. Qt Serial Port lets you interface with physical and virtual serial ports of your device to allow easy access to your hardware peripherals through a common cross-platform API. Qt X11 Extras provide you direct access to screen information on platforms running the X server.

Download Website 16 Sep 16:51 MetaWareJ 3.2

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MetaWareJ is a framework for creating Web-based business applications dealing with data input, validation, and processing, based on client's requirements and rules. Examples of these are any type of inventory, invoicing, customer database, sales, application bridges, government projects (customs, ports, civil registry, internal revenue), etc. Applications built with MetaWareJ are Java Web applications utilizing HTML/JavaScript. MetaWareJ can produce a variety of outputs such as charts, PDF reports, CSV exports, etc. The screens are simple and homogeneous, and the programmer does not have to spend any time to maintain them. The programmer defines the data to be retrieved, the updating of tables, the validations, and the screen content in a very simple MetaWareJ XML language. Producing outputs of different formats does not require any re-programming (or designing) of the output.

Release Notes: This release adds various improvements and bugfixes.

No download Website 16 Sep 16:48 MKVToolNix 6.4.0

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mkvtoolnix is a set of tools that allow users to display information about, extract streams from, merge several streams into, and split Matroska media files. Supported video stream types include streams from AVIs, Ogg/OGM, RealVideo, MP4 files, and MPEG program streams as well as verious elementary streams (h264/AVC, MPEG1/2, VC1, Dirac). Supported audio formats include AAC, (E)AC3, DTS/DTS-HD, FLAC, MP2, MP3, RealAudio, and Vorbis. Several subtitle formats are supported, including SRT, SSA, ASS, VobSub, and many others.

Release Notes: Opus support has been finalized both in muxing and extraction. Two bugs prohibiting/slowing down mmg's startup on Windows have been fixed. A couple of other small bugfixes were made here and there.

Download Website 16 Sep 16:45 AutoLaTeX 25.1

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AutoLaTeX is a tool for managing small to large LaTeX documents. It detects which files which are used to build the document (included TeX files, BibTeX, figures, etc.), and launches the various different tools (latex, bibtex, makeindex) when the sources files have been changed. It provides translation rules which automatically generate figures in EPS, PNG, or PDF formats from different types of sources (dia, xfig, svg, astah, source code, etc.) AutoLaTeX also provides graphical user interfaces, a plugin for the editors Gedit and Sublime Text, and a standalone Gtk application.

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Release Notes: This release adds a plugin for Sublime Text editor. Several bugs were fixed.

Download Website 16 Sep 11:45 LibreOffice 4.1.1

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LibreOffice is a feature-packed and mature desktop productivity package. It consists of a word processor, a spreadsheet, a presentation package, a drawing program, a database, and an equation editor.

Release Notes: This is the second release from the 4.1 branch of LibreOffice. It is the first bugfix release in the LibreOffice 4.1.x line which contains many exciting new features, and is suitable for early adopters and private power users. If you have conservative requirements, try LibreOffice 4.0.5 from the previous series.

Download No website 16 Sep 02:03 XOWA 0.9.2

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XOWA is a desktop application that can read and edit English Wikipedia offline. It displays articles in an HTML browser, and can download images on demand. It can also be used for Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikiquote, and the non-English counterparts.

Release Notes: This release supports changes to the wikidata format introduced on 2013-09-10. Other minor changes are included.

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