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RBridge is a secure remote Ethernet bridge solution for Linux. It connects two trusted Ethernet segments remotely over UDP using either IPv4 or IPv6 transport. RBridge uses SHA-2 (precisely SHA-256) for authentication, AES for encryption and timestamps for protection against replay attacks. Using a registry mechanism and UDP protocol, RBridge is able to connect directly to the peer from within NAT or firewall protected areas by using a special hole punching technique (thus requiring no configuration at the connecting routers). For this functionality, RBridge itself is able to act as a registry service for any associated pair of RBridges.
Inlab-Scheme is an independent implementation of the algorithmic language Scheme and conforms to the R4RS and the IEEE Standard 1178. In addition to the language core, Inlab-Scheme has support for image processing which allows the implementation of OCR and image recognition applications. Inlab-Scheme comes with two built in graphic file format converters which convert the PATIMG patent file format and the ST.33 patent file format to multipage TIFF without decompressing.
Re: No bindings below port 1024
> I love the simplicity of balance, but it
> can't bind to "root" ports,
> which are the really important ports
Hello, balance can bind to priviledged ports when running as root with no problems... please contact me if you have further