magicErmine is a tool for creating portable applications for Linux. It allows the same Linux executable to be run on a wide range of different distributions. Like statifier, It makes one executable file with no run-time dependencies from a dynamically linked executable and all of its libraries. Unlike statifier, it is able to add arbitrary files to the packed executable, such as configuration files or pixmaps.
Release Notes: This release adds a --max-ifd flag, allowing you to specify the number of internal file descriptors.
SMPlayer is a complete media player for Windows and Linux. It uses MPlayer as a playback engine, which is capable of playing most video and audio formats (AVI, mkv, WMV, MP4, MPEG, etc.). It can also play and download YouTube videos. One of the most interesting features is that it remembers the settings of all files you play. So if you start to watch a movie but have to leave, when you open that movie again it will resume at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume, etc.
Release Notes: Fixed for YouTube playback.
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 has been upgraded. This release is based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2012/Dec/22). It fixes the parse_cmdline_option in drbl-function, which failed to parse boot parameters containing the "$" character. Package drbl has been updated to 2.1.51-drbl1, and clonezilla has been updated to 3.1.38-drbl1
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 a facility to retrieve all the OpenCL events associated with enqueued commands, making it easier to profile them.
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: This release adds major upgrades, like the last release. The key changes are: g4l-v0.43, mozilla-firefox-17.0.1, netwox-5.36.0, ModemManager-0.5.2.0, network-manager-applet-0.9.4.1, NetworkManager-0.9.4.0, sysLinux-5.00, gparted-0.14.1, blueman-r708, Linux-3.6.10, clonezilla-3.0.4, spacefm-0.8.4, and clamtk-4.44.
Awlsim is a Step 7 AWL/STL/PLC simulator. Depending on the host machine and the Python interpreter used, it achieves good performance of several thousand to millions of AWL/STL instructions per second. S7-300 and S7-400 CPUs (with 2 and 4 accus) are supported.
Release Notes: Support for 4-accu CPUs was added. Support for REAL-instructions was completed. Support for MCR was added. Parser error handling was improved.
GNU libmicrohttpd is a small C library for embedding HTTP server functionality into other applications. It is reentrant, fast, supports HTTP 1.1, and permits listening on multiple ports. The API is simple and still powerful enough to allow programmers to use the entire HTTP feature set. SSL/TLS support is available as an option.
Release Notes: This release fixes the loss of a parameter in processing POST data from IE8 and Chrome. It automatically sets a "Connection: close" header if the client requests the connection to be closed. Finally, given both 'chunked' encoding and 'content-length', MHD now ignores the 'content-length' header as per the RFC.
Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution ("LiveCD") for system administrators, based on Debian testing. You can use it to mount and manipulate hard drives and partitions, monitor networks, rebuild boot records, install other operating systems, and much more.
Release Notes: This release contains Linux kernel 3.6, numerous bugfixes, faster startup and shutdown, and support for direct USB flash drive installation and direct ISO booting (using findiso=).
Dough is a personal budgeting application. It's designed to be both simple and attractive whilst being very effective at helping you keep in control of your spending. It features an attractive, to the point user interface with plenty of visual elements. It has many options for filtering and searching transactions, can import your bank statements, and you can make graphs of pretty much anything.
Release Notes: This is the first major release. Dough is now both stable and functional. Since the last release (0.5), just about everything has been changed. The UI has been totally overhauled, multiple accounts are supported, envelopes can be marked as 'hidden', and much more.
The massXpert software package is a mass spectrometry environment for linear (bio-)polymers. It inherits all the innovations of GNU polyxmass. It allows the detailed definition of new polymer chemistries in the XpertDef module. These chemistry definitions are then used in the desktop calculator-like mass calculator (XpertCalc) and in the sophisticated polymer sequence editor and (bio-)chemical/mass spectrometric simulations module (XpertEdit). Available simulations include polymer and monomer chemical modifications, polymer sequence cleavage, gas-phase fragmentation, m/z ratio calculations, and more.
Release Notes: This release implements a feature that allows one to enter a coordinates string in the sequence editor window so as to select a specific sequence, make a multi-region selection, or make a multi-selection region. The mzLab GUI has been refactored so as to greatly simplify its use. The French translation has been updated.
Forban is a P2P file sharing application for link-local and local area networks. Forban works independently from the Internet and uses only the local area capabilities to announce, discover, search, or share files. Forban relies on HTTP and is opportunistic, meaning that it replicates any files of interest seen in its proximity. The Forban protocols are minimalistic to ease the production of other implementations.
Release Notes: This bugfix release includes an update to avoid an exception when a shared directory is not using the default path. Some other bugfixes are included.
NagminV is a fork of Frederick Reimer's NagMin. The author regards NagMIN as the best configuration tool for Linux, but development looks to be frozen.
Release Notes: This release fixes SNMP functions (interface_scan, snmp_walk, and port_scan multiform).
TermFu allows you to have access to all those long terminal commands that are so hard to remember. It's a client for the commandlinefu.com Web site where other users share those amazing "one-liners"
Release Notes: The interface was translated to German and Bulgarian. A favorites option/tab was implemented - you can now save commands to your favorites and manage them (view, delete). Some design improvements were made.
JStock is stock market software for 26 countries. It provides a stock watchlist, an intraday stock price snapshot, a stock indicator editor, a stock indicator scanner, and portfolio management. Free SMS/email alerts are supported. It integrates seamlessly with Android.
Release Notes: Only a single instance of JStock is allowed, preventing data corruption (for Windows only). The intraday chart is now hidden by default. Redundant dummy information was removed from the top area. A bug in indicator renaming was fixed. Yahoo! server retries are limited to five seconds in order to reduce server pressure. Purchase fees are now further broken down into purchase broker, purchase clearing fee, and purchase stamp duty. The Stock Indicator Scanner wizard UI was rearranged. A bug in the sell dialog box's profit percentage calculation was fixed. Some windows were made resizable.
Kraft is a KDE application for people who run a small business. It helps create and manage business communication documents like offers and invoices, and focuses on ease of use and high quality PDF output. Kraft is not a specialized in a certain trade or craft. Instead, it covers the practical issues of a small business and helps through easy-to-use yet powerful features to deal with most of the office jobs effectively.
Release Notes: With this release multiple tax rates are supported within one document, addressees can be added to a document even if the document already exists, and documents display a page number on page two to end. On insertion of a new item to a document, the new item is focussed automatically. Manually added items can be added to the catalogue on entering again. The document type configuration dialog was reworked. The amount of processed SQL commands on setup is correct. Document saving is now faster.
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: This version represents a major overhaul of the C++ GUI programming framework. Key benefits include graphics quality improvements, higher performance on constrained hardware, cross-platform portability, support for C++11, HTML5 support with QtWebKit 2, a vastly improved QML engine with new APIs, and ease of use and compatibility with Qt 4 versions.
Linux is a clone of the Unix kernel, written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX and Single UNIX Specification compliance. It has all the features you would expect in a modern fully-fledged Unix kernel, including true multitasking, virtual memory, shared libraries, demand loading, shared copy-on-write executables, proper memory management, and TCP/IP networking.
Release Notes: This release adds support for the new ARM 64-bit architecture, ARM multiplatform, which gives the ability to boot into different ARM systems using a single kernel, support for cryptographically signed kernel modules, Btrfs support for disabling copy-on-write on a per-file basis using chattr, faster Btrfs fsync(), a new experimental 'perf trace' tool modelled after strace, support for the TCP Fast Open feature on the server side, experimental SMBv2 protocol support, stable NFS 4.1 and parallel NFS, and a vxlan tunnelling protocol that allows transfer of Layer 2 Ethernet packets over UDP.
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 number of important bugfixes and translation updates.
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 release includes more than 70 bugfixes and improvements in the Dolphin file manager and Kontact email and groupware client. KDE's development platform has received a number of updates which affect multiple applications. Translations have also been updated.
afick is another file integrity checker, designed to be fast and fully portable between Unix and Windows platforms. It works by first creating a database that represents a snapshot of the most essential parts of your computer system. You can then run the script to discover all modifications made since the snapshot was taken (i.e. files added, changed, or removed). The configuration syntax is very close to that of aide or tripwire, and a graphical interface is provided.
Release Notes: This release continued the rewrite with libraries and unit tests. Afick::Gen, a new library for generic code was added. A bug was fixed in the fix report_url option. The check_update feature was also fixed.
eBag is software project focused on company (factory) administration via PHP+MySQL solutions, on the local network, using browsers as terminals to access the company database. The server solution provides platform independence and collaborative work. PHP offers flexibility and the ability to change (or upgrade) the source code to personal needs, and MySQL innoDB provides transactional safe, recoverable tables. Using language files provides easy and quick translation to any language, and MVC with a CSS customizable user interface.
Release Notes: One tax was removed for the all services and articles limit. An installation procedure was added. Bugs in quick search, price list, and backup were fixed. Because of base changes, this version is unfortunately not compatible with previous versions.
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: This release fixed joystick related issues and a problem with certain missions being displayed that cannot be taken. When cancelling chat in touch-screen mode, the chat entry box in the HUD is also closed. Long-press support was added in the navmap for adding waypoints. A one-click mode was added for mobile devices to create a guest account without having to enter user info, which allows new players to get into the game quickly. A conversion menu is in place to add required information before you can convert the account to a subscription. 'Android Market' references were changed to 'Google Play' for the Android version.
OrientDB is a NoSQL DBMS which can store 150,000 documents per second on common hardware. Even with a document-based database, the relationships are managed as in graph databases, with direct connections among records. You can traverse entire or parts of trees and graphs of records in a few milliseconds. It supports schema-less, schema-full, and schema-mixed modes, has a strong security profiling system based on users and roles, and supports SQL between the query languages. Thanks to the SQL layer, it's straightforward to use for people skilled in the relational world.
Release Notes: A new eval() function for executing expressions, new if() and ifnull() functions, support for server-side configuration for functions, new DELETE VERTEX and DELETE EDGE commands, execution of database functions from SQL commands, and a new create cluster command. Two graph algorithms were bundled: Dijkstra and ShortestPath between vertices. Opening time when a connection is reused from the pool was improved. Management of indexes in ORDER BY was improved. The schema has a new API for handling custom fields. HTTP/REST has support for fetch-plan and limit in "command".
FBReader is an e-book reader. It currently works on the Sharp Zaurus, Siemens Simpad with Opensimpad ROM, Nokia Internet Tablet (Maemo platform), Archos PMA430, Motorola E680i/A780/A1200 smartphones, PepperPad 3, Asus Eee PC, IRex iLiad, UMPC, and desktop computers running Linux, Windows XP/Vista, or FreeBSD. It supports several e-book formats: epub, plucker, palmdoc, zTXT, HTML, CHM, fb2, TCR (psion text), OEB, OpenReader, RTF, non-DRM'ed Mobipocket, and plain text.
Release Notes: This is first public release for MacOS. An application menu and keyboard shortcuts for popular actions were added. A new (multi page) preferences dialog was implemented. The page header is now shown by default in the main window instead of a scroll bar. Text search does not work in this release.
KDE-Services extends the features of the Dolphin File Manager right-click menu in the KDE graphical environment. It allows you to play and convert between several video formats, extract audio from movies and convert them to MP3 or FLAC, convert audio to MP3 or FLAC, securely send a file or directory to Mailx as an email, send files to Thunderbird as attachments, burn and checksum ISO images, execute scripts and applications, get low-level information on video files, build ISO images from folders, replace text, search, SSH, use Midnight Commander, use system, network, and backup/restore tools, use Samba, extract subtitles from MKV video, multiplex subtitles into MPEG-2 videos, and work with YouTube, DVDs, multimedia, GPG. You can add a timestamp prefix to a filename or directory name. A paranoid shredder, an HTTP publisher, graphic tools, RPM package tools, Xorg configuration, and Dropbox tools are included.
Release Notes: This release adds a "Build Custom Kernel" enhancement.