2014 / March (726 releases)

March 2014

Download Website 29 Mar 21:25 SlackPkg 2.82

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Slackpkg is an automated package-management tool for Slackware Linux. It can do tasks such as automatic downloading and installing or upgrading, browse the MANIFEST.gz (Slackware package-contents guide), and more. Dependencies are not automatically handled. It is not a replacement for pkgtool, but a valuable add-on.

Release Notes: This release fixes the ARCH string for ARMedslack, updates the mirrors file to include Slackware 13.37 mirrors, and updates the blacklist sample file to include new usage examples.

Download Website 29 Mar 20:33 JSONMinify 1

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JSONMinify removes whitespace and comments from JSON or JSON+C documents. The implementation has no overhead and near-perfect performance.

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Release Notes: This initial release is very small and assumedly bug-free.

Download No website 29 Mar 20:31 cwwav 0.5

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cwwav takes one or more text files (or text read from standard input) and converts the text into an audio file (wav or mp3) containing the CW (Morse code) representation of the text. It's useful for generating practice files if you are learning CW and want to practice by listening to text. It's a very simple program but it is designed to do what it does well. That is, it is designed to produce good sounding CW output files, with proper timing and comfortable envelope to avoid keyclicks and to make the CW softer.

Release Notes: This release adds Farnsworth timings (finally!) and much better MP3 output quality when using built-in liblame support.

No download Website 29 Mar 20:31 Burp 2.0.4

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Burp is a program that backs up and restores data. It uses librsync in order to save on the amount of space that is used by each backup. It also uses VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) to make snapshots when backing up Windows computers.

Release Notes: This is the first release of Burp 2, an experimental version of burp that has the capability of doing inline deduplication with variable length checksums, and sparse indexing on the server side. Use with extreme caution.

Download Website 29 Mar 20:31 giflib 5.0.6

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giflib is a library for rendering and generating GIF image files. This is the GIF service code in C used for over two decades by graphics applications, Web browsers, game consoles, ATMs, and pretty much anything else that throws pixels on a display. It is simple, stable, and bulletproof.

Release Notes: This release adds a minor fix for a rare memory leak and MinGW port fixes.

Download Website 29 Mar 20:10 CLOGS 1.3.0

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CLOGS is a library for higher-level operations on top of the OpenCL C++ API. It is designed to integrate with other OpenCL code, including synchronization using OpenCL events. Currently only two operations are supported: radix sorting and exclusive scan. Radix sort supports all the unsigned integral types as keys, and all the built-in scalar and vector types suitable for storage in buffers as values. Scan supports all the integral types. It also supports vector types, which allows limited multi-scan capabilities.

Release Notes: This release adds support for out-of-place prefix sums (although with the same type for source and destination). It also saves program binaries in the cache for faster startup on some platforms.

Download Website 29 Mar 20:10 THIS 1.4.1

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THIS (This HTML Is Simple) is a content management system with blog capabilities. It features HTML templates, themes, and an extensible database design, with an emphasis on code/data separation, but it has many odd features and requires much manual maintenence.

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Release Notes: This release has a clearer and simpler HTML form handler, further reducing size and complexity.

Download Website 29 Mar 20:09 units 2.10

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GNU units converts quantities expressed in various systems of measurement to their equivalents in other systems of measurement. Like many similar programs, it can handle multiplicative scale changes. It can also handle nonlinear conversions such as Fahrenheit to Celsius, and it can perform conversions from and to sums of units, such as converting between feet plus inches and meters. Beyond simple unit conversions, units can be used as a general-purpose scientific calculator which keeps track of units in its calculations. You can form arbitrary complex mathematical expressions of dimensions including sums, products, quotients, powers, and even roots of dimensions. In this way, you can ensure accuracy and dimensional consistency when working with long expressions which involve many different units which may combine in complex ways. The units are defined in an extensive, well-annotated data file which defines over 2,500 units. You can also provide your own file to supplement or replace the standard file.

Release Notes: This version supports '_' to represent the previous result and support for rational exponents. Output can be logged to a file with -L. Nonlinear unit synonyms are easier to define, and display of nonlinear unit definitions now shows the range and domain and type of units needed. Error handling is better, and various bugs have been fixed.

No download Website 29 Mar 20:09 Task Coach 1.3.37

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Task Coach is a simple todo manager to manage personal tasks and todo lists. It grew out of a frustration that well-known task managers, such as those provided with Outlook or Lotus Notes, do not provide facilities for composite tasks. Often, tasks and other things to do consist of several activities. Task Coach is designed to deal with composite tasks.

Release Notes: This is a mixed bugfix and feature release.

No download Website 29 Mar 20:09 Text Fiction 2.2

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Text Fiction is a Z-Machine for playing text adventures (a.k.a. interactive fiction) on mobile devices.

Release Notes: This release adds UI facelifting.

Download No website 29 Mar 12:24 sysfunc 1.1.25

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sysfunc is a shell library intended for Unix sysadmins. It provides a set of portable shell functions including features such as file copy, symbolic link management, file/dir deletion, user/group management, data block replacement in a file, line replacement, commenting/uncommenting lines, service management, and volume group/logical volume/file system creation.

Release Notes: Fixes and improvements, fixes in soft_xxx() functions, and an improved save system.

Download Website 29 Mar 12:24 CoreTML framework 1.2

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CoreTML framework is a template configuration system. It is based on the idea of parametrized templates that are created by inserting special content into source code files. These templates can later be used to generate output files depending upon parameters chosen by the user. CoreTML framework was created primarily to provide a platform for the design and deployment of semiconductor IP cores on a hardware description language (HDL) level (i.e. VHDL or Verilog).

Release Notes: This release features an upgrade of Lua to 5.2.3, the possibility to use 3rd-party Lua addons, a feature to skip shebang and the beginning of the template, and other minor bugfixes and improvements. The build system has been migrated to CMake.

Download Website 29 Mar 12:23 Calligra 2.8.1

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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 contains a few important bugfixes in Kexi, Krita, Flow, and Words applications.

No download Website 29 Mar 12:23 Scid vs. PC 4.12

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Scid vs. PC is a powerful chess toolkit. It has extensive database and PGN file handling capabilities, and can be used to play chess on the internet (with FICS), against a computer chess opponent, or for chess grandmasters to prepare for tournament matches. Additionally, Scid vs. PC can run automated computer tournaments with chess engines playing against each other.

Release Notes: Bugfixes and minor interface refinements. Most of the changes are with the Engine Annotation feature, and FICS (free Internet chess).

No download No website 29 Mar 12:23 Vendetta Online 1.8.286

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Vendetta Online is a multi-platform 3D space-combat MMO for Windows, Mac, Linux/32 and Linux/64. The game permits players to interact in a vast online galaxy; fighting, trading, and mining their way to success. A "twitch" type real-time combat model makes true player skill the deciding factor instead of character advancement. Massive capital-ship battles shake the foundations of the major nations at war, while others struggle to push back the encroachment of the AI "Hives". A no-strings free trial is available.

Release Notes: Conquerable station sectors Bractus M-14, Latos I-8, and Pelatus C-12 are now running experimental code to test a solution to weapon hits sometimes not registering. Any problems with these sectors should be reported through support tickets. The virtual mouse (when used through a gamepad controller) on mobile devices now highlights the virtual keyboard button that was selected so multiple presses of 'A' on the gamepad will repeat the same action again.

Download Website 29 Mar 12:22 Notepas 0.9.38

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Notepas is a multi-platform text editor written in Lazarus which can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler. Aimed at developers, it has some functions usually not found in other text editors and introduces some new exclusive features.

Release Notes: A memory leak was fixed in the XML formatter, and it was replaced with a faster XML engine. A problem with parsing command line parameters was fixed. Basic macro recording support was added. A problem with the last line being shown twice in CodeFilter was fixed. Copy of selected lines to the clipboard was fixed in CodeFilter. Highlighter assignment is now automatic when opening selections in a new view. Some occasions where focus was unjustly lost from the active view were fixed. Editor settings were reorganized and some modifications were made in the menu structure. Many new editor options were added. Toolview handling was optimized.

No download Website 29 Mar 12:21 Piwigo 2.6.2

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Piwigo is photo gallery system for the Web. The project started in 2002 and is built by an active community of users and developers. It comes with powerful features for publishing and managing your photos, scalability, and smart browsing capabilities such as albums, tags, or calendars. Extensions make Piwigo even more customizable.

Release Notes: Thie version fixes a SQL crash when encountering incoherent permissions, and a CSRF security issue introduced by API methods. The new user manager now displays groups and privacy level in the main table. Nine languages were updated.

Download Website 29 Mar 06:53 s6 1.1.3

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s6 is a complete process supervision suite in the style of daemontools, runit, and perp. It provides a candidate for process 1. It also comes with a library and command line utilities that implement inter-process notification and synchronization.

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Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in s6-log that could make it busyloop when a log rotation fails.

No download Website 29 Mar 06:53 iCaption 2.4.1

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iCaption is a soft subtitle editor, utilizing timeline based editing. Soft subs are files stored separately from the video file, rendered in real-time as the video plays. iCaption is extremely simple to use and allows you to create, open, edit, and save SubRip and YouTube files.

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Release Notes: This release fixed offsets in video seeking using markers and a couple of crashes. A rendering artifact in waveform visualization when playing audio segments out of order was fixed.

No download Website 29 Mar 06:53 Burp 1.4.12

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Burp is a program that backs up and restores data. It uses librsync in order to save on the amount of space that is used by each backup. It also uses VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) to make snapshots when backing up Windows computers.

Release Notes: 'make test' now skips tests if no source of randomness seems to exist for OpenSSL to use. A bug with restoring correct file times on Windows clients was fixed. False failure notifications were fixed by differentiating between not getting a lock and getting an error when trying to get a lock. Excessive logging was disabled on some restores. Debian packaging changes were made. An encryption casting problem on 64-bit big endian platforms (e.g. s390x, ppc64, sparc64) was fixed.

Download Website 29 Mar 05:31 P6Spy 2.0.1

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P6Spy is an open source framework for applications to intercept and log database statements. The P6Spy distribution includes P6Log, which intercepts and logs the database statements of any application that uses JDBC. This application is particularly useful for developers to monitor the SQL statements produced by EJB servers, enabling the developer to write code that achieves maximum efficiency on the server. P6Spy is designed to be installed in minutes and requires no code changes.

Release Notes: A problem when using signed jars was fixed.

Download Website 29 Mar 05:29 Concordance 1.1

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Concordance supports programming Logitech Harmony remote controls from a variety of platforms. This software provides most of the functionality of the Windows software provided by Logitech, but is much smaller and cross-platform.

Release Notes: This version is a significant feature and bugfix release and all users are encouraged to upgrade. It added support for the Harmony Link. More types of firmware files are recognized. Firmware backups and USBNet remote handling were fixed along with various small bugs. Support for both Windows and Mac was significantly improved, and Windows binaries are now available for the first time.

No download Website 29 Mar 05:28 codemiscs 2014-03-16

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codemiscs is a collection of exciting, creative, amusing, and innovative commands. It is intended to be fun and useful. It includes a command wrapper (cmd), project generator (mkproject), human language translator (tw), feed reader (rf), images wizard (imgs), colorizer (colorize), slowed down echoer (typewriter), and shell show (show).

Release Notes: The cmd (core), typewrite, and colorize commands were improved. Documentation was improved with more rich content with media. Distribution was improved with more automated generation of binary packages. typewrite can now scroll and pass through non-printable characters, and colorize understands more keywords.

Download Website 29 Mar 00:51 GlusterFS 3.5.0 Beta4

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GlusterFS is a clustered filesystem capable of scaling to several petabytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. GlusterFS is based on a stackable user space design without compromising performance. It allows access via Swift API, SMB, NFSv3, QEMU/KVM, OpenStack Compute, OpenStack Block Storage, Xen, CloudStack, HDFS API, oVirt, and more, all in a unified backend which enables multiple, simultaneous access points to the same data stores.

Release Notes: Rewritten geo-replication, in addition to features announced in previous betas: file snapshots, on-wire compression/decompression, disk encryption, brick failure detection, readdir_ahead, and more.

Download Website 29 Mar 00:51 GlusterFS 3.4.3 Beta2

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GlusterFS is a clustered filesystem capable of scaling to several petabytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. GlusterFS is based on a stackable user space design without compromising performance. It allows access via Swift API, SMB, NFSv3, QEMU/KVM, OpenStack Compute, OpenStack Block Storage, Xen, CloudStack, HDFS API, oVirt, and more, all in a unified backend which enables multiple, simultaneous access points to the same data stores.

Release Notes: This is a maintenance release with bugfixes.

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