Slackpack is a package manager for Slackware Linux. It has a friendly GUI environment and can install packages, list installed packages, remove Slackware Linux packages (.tgz or .txz), and convert to .tgz format from .deb or .rpm. It can download Slackware Linux packages from package repositories, and can create .tgz packages from an application’s source code.
GPlates offers a novel combination of interactive plate-tectonic reconstructions, geographic information system (GIS) functionality, and raster data visualization. GPlates enables both the visualization and the manipulation of plate-tectonic reconstructions and associated geological, geophysical, and paleo-geographic data through geological time.
IgnoFlash is a patch that modifies the Adobe Flash Player plugins for Netscape and ActiveX to keep them in fullscreen when focus is lost. It makes it possible to operate another application when watching Flash video in fullscreen on a multi-monitor setup. You can still close fullscreen with the usual methods (Escape key, UI elements). This patch has been tested with Flash Player versions 10.0 and 10.1 in Opera, Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer. It might also work for previous and future versions.
TimeDataPlotter is a program to quickly and interactively plot data rows over a time scale. Its auto-detection of input data should deliver nice plots without the need for any configuration. It is a lightweight plotting tool, and is not meant to compete with more powerful programs such as GnuPlot or Ploticus.
K9Copy facilitates several methods for backing up a DVD. The software enables direct backup of a single layer DVD-5, provided the user's computer has a DVD recorder. Likewise, direct backup of a dual layer DVD-9 is possible with a dual layer DVD recorder. K9Copy is also able to fit the contents of a dual layer DVD-9 onto a single layer DVD-5. The interface allows a user to explicitly retain or discard any content from the original disc such as video titles, audio tracks, subtitles, and the DVD menu. All content selected for backup is compressed to a configurable target size (4400 MB by default) and stored on the user's hard drive as either an ISO image file or a DVD VIDEO_TS folder. K9Copy can either transfer the backup data to blank DVD±R media or utilize external DVD authoring software such as K3b for this task. Furthermore, an ISO image file produced by K9Copy can be recorded to DVD by any software on any platform capable of recording ISO images to disc. It can also back up a DVD to a video file (such as MPEG-4).
The Gluon project is an open framework for creating and distributing games, supporting the flow of the idea all the way from the author to the player of the finished game. The current goal for the first stable release is to create games using 2D graphics. The reasoning behind this is that the niche for this type of visual is very large and so far untapped by specialized tools. In the world of 3D games there are solutions such as Unity3D, which provide a distribution system, but in the 2D game development world there are no tools to provide a complete ecosystem for creation, distribution, and feedback gathering. The three main audiences of Gluon are game creators, game players, and application programmers. Each of these are a user of one of the tools.
MeeGo is a Linux-based mobile and embedded operating system. It brings together the Moblin project, headed up by Intel, and Maemo, by Nokia, into a single open source activity. MeeGo currently targets platforms such as netbooks and entry-level desktops, handheld computing and communications devices, in-vehicle infotainment devices, connected TVs, and media phones. All of these platforms have common user requirements in communications, application, and Internet services in a portable or small form factor. The MeeGo project will continue to expand platform support as new features are incorporated and new form factors emerge in the market.