2012 / November / 28 (24 releases)

28 November 2012

Download Website 28 Nov 23:58 spectrwm 2.1.1


spectrwm is a minimalistic tiling window manager that tries to stay out of the way so that valuable screen real estate can be used for much more important stuff. It has sane defaults and does not require one to learn a language to do any configuration. It was written by hackers for hackers and it strives to be small, compact, and fast.


Release Notes: This release adds quite a few little fixes (but they add up). It avoids a free on an uninitialized variable by setting optval to NULL, fixes fparseln flags to remove escape characters in the result, fixes an issue with rapid window crossing events being ignored, validates bound spawn programs after conf is loaded, fixes move/resize to bail if the window is destroyed, and fixes the bar clock not getting updated during periods of inactivity.

No download Website 28 Nov 23:47 protobuf-rpc-pro 3.0.0


protobuf-rpc-pro is a Java developer library that provides an RPC layer for Google's Protocol Buffer services. It builds upon Netty for low-level NIO. Features include bidirectional RPC calls from client to server and from server to client. The client and server are equal communicating peers. TCP connection re-use / keep-alive, SSL encryption support, RPC call cancellation, timeout and a pluggable logging facility logging RPC call data in Protocol Buffer format are included.

Release Notes: The primary feature for this release is RPC timeout functionality. Semantics are described in the project's wiki page.

Download No website 28 Nov 23:47 cardme


cardme is a Java library implementation of RFC 2426, VCard. It provides Java applications with a way to read and write from and to the VCard file format. The project's goals are to provide a flexible and easy to use library with excellent documentation.

Release Notes: VCards are now read in from a file using UTF-8 encoding. According to RFC-6350, all default charsets in a VCard must be UTF-8. The isEmpty() method in the StringUtil class has been fixed. An issue where unfolding lines with spaces at the folding boundary would result in the loss of the space has been fixed. A unit test case has been added to test for the above bug.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:46 Kolab 3.0.0 beta


Kolab is a groupware system that provides a comprehensive and flexible solution for workgroups. Email, contacts, and group calendars can be managed via the Web, Windows/Outlook, and Linux/KDE. It supports offline synchronization and full seamless support of mixed client environments because the Kolab-XML storage format is fully open and avoids MAPI/TNEF.

Release Notes: The highlights of this release are working Debian packages, object types editing in the Web admin, and many bugfixes.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:45 c++-gtk-utils 2.0.13


c++-gtk-utils is a lightweight library containing a number of classes and functions for programming GTK+ programs using C++ in POSIX environments where the user does not want to use a full-on wrapper such as gtkmm or wxWidgets. It provides classes for managing the lifetimes of GTK+ widgets and windows that will make GTK+ exception safe, functions to make single instance programs where restarting will bring up the existing instance, smart pointer classes for memory management, thread-safe signal/slot classes with automatic disconnection, classes for using std iostreams with files opened with Unix file descriptors, functions for connecting a callback object and a Unix file descriptor to the main loop with provision for automatic disconnection, classes and functions for inter-thread communication, some convenience pthread wrapper classes., a class encapsulating anonymous Unix pipes, a class to reassemble UTF-8 sent over pipes and sockets, and classes for printing Postscript files and plain text using the GTK+ print system.

Release Notes: New wrapper functions have been provided to ease task composition with Cgu::Thread::TaskManager objects. Other improvements have been made.

Download No website 28 Nov 23:45 USB Network Gate for Mac 2.0


With the help of USB Network Gate for Mac, you can easily work with remote USB devices over Internet/LAN/WAN as if the remote devices were connected directly to your computer. It can access a printer, scanner, Webcam, USB dongle, or any other supported USB device from any remote location. It can share a USB device with any remote computer. Just plug in the device and it will appear on the remote side of the connection automatically. Mac, Linux, or Windows machines can be clients or servers. You can use shared USB devices on virtual machines (VMware Fusion, Parallels, VirtualBox, etc.), and share any quantity of USB devices. Shared USB devices can be used by multiple clients, but note that only one client can connect to a device at a time. You can easily access USB devices over Wi-Fi, LAN, etc.

Release Notes: This release adds full support for OS X 10.7 and 10.8, including OS X Lion Server and Mountain Lion Server. It adds support for USB devices with multiple USB configurations (iPhone, iPad, etc.). It adds sharing of USB multifunction peripheral devices (MFP). It adds a freerdp plugin. Access to shared USB devices in a remote desktop session is possible.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:44 SymmetricDS 3.1.10


SymmetricDS provides file and database synchronization with support for multi-master replication, filtered synchronization, and transformation across the network in a heterogeneous environment. It supports multiple subscribers with one-direction or bi-directional, asynchronous data replication. It uses Web and database technologies to replicate data as a scheduled or near-realtime operation. The software has been designed to scale for a large number of nodes, work across low-bandwidth connections, and withstand periods of network outage. It works with most operating systems, file systems, and databases, including Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server (including Azure), IBM DB2, H2, HSQLDB, Derby, Firebird, Interbase, Informix, Greenplum, SQLite (including Android), Sybase ASE, and Sybase ASA (SQL Anywhere) databases.

Release Notes: This release fixes a staging issue that could cause out of memory errors and disk space issues.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:43 Granite Data Services 3.0.0.M1


Granite Data Services (GraniteDS) is a comprehensive development and integration solution for building Flex, JavaFX, and Android applications.

Release Notes: Major new features including WebSocket, Java / JavaFX, and complete Spring Data JPA support.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:31 torrenut


torrenut is a BitTorrent client written in C#.

Release Notes: This release adds tabs with files, peers, and trackers information. It adds fast resume support.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:31 DBeaver 2.0.3


DBeaver is a universal database manager and SQL Client. It supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, DB2, MSSQL, Sybase, Mimer, HSQLDB, SQLite, Derby, and any database that has a JDBC driver. It is a GUI program that allows you to view the structure of a database, execute SQL queries and scripts, browse and export table data, handle BLOB/CLOB values, modify database meta objects, etc. It has a native UI (provided by the Eclipse SWT library), great performance, and relatively low memory consumption.


Release Notes: DDL generation for generic JDBC drivers. Formatting and autocomplete fixes for MySQL, MS SQL, and Informix. Miscellaneous UI fixes.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:30 W3Perl 3.16


W3Perl is a free logfile analyzer. It can read Web/FTP/Squid/CUPS/DHCP/SSH or mail logfiles. It allows most statistical data to be ouput with graphical and textual information. An administration interface is available to manage the package.

Release Notes: Support for the Webstar log file format has been added. Reports for DHCP servers can be built that allow mapping between MAC address and IP. A JavaScript library, jqplot, is now used to create graphics.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:30 Tor-ramdisk 20121127


Tor-ramdisk is a uClibc-based micro Linux distribution whose only purpose is to host a Tor server in an environment that maximizes security and privacy. Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Security is enhanced in tor-ramdisk by employing a monolithically compiled GRSEC/PAX patched kernel and hardened system tools. Privacy is enhanced by turning off logging at all levels so that even the Tor operator only has access to minimal information. Finally, since everything runs in ephemeral memory, no information survives a reboot, except for the Tor configuration file and the private RSA key, which may be exported and imported by FTP or SSH.


Release Notes: For the i686 and x86_64 ports, Tor was updated to, libevent to 2.0.20, and the kernel to 3.6.7 plus Gentoo's hardened-patches-3.6.7-1.extras. The MIPS port also incorporates these changes, but for this architecture, libevent was updated to 2.0.21, while the kernel was kept at vanilla 3.2.5.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:29 JASocket 0.5.0


JASocket is a lock-free, scalable, and robust server framework with no single point of failure. Servers are run on a cluster of nodes. Servers interact with other servers using mobile agents, which reduces the number of messages and thus reduces the overall system latency. Administration is handled via ssh.


Release Notes: The to command sends a command to another node for execution. The exception command throws an exception.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:28 Arabica November-2012


Arabica is an XML toolkit written in Standard C++. It provides SAX, DOM, XPath, and XSLT implementations. It delivers UTF-8 encoded std::strings or UCS-2 std::wstrings, but can also accommodate custom string types and alternative encodings.

Release Notes: XSLT engine is now, like the rest of Arabica, parameterised on string type. It can be used with std::string, std::wstring, or any arbitrary string type.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:27 4MLinux 5.0 Allinone Edition BETA


4MLinux is a miniature Linux distribution focusing on four capabilities: maintenance (by using it as a system rescue live CD), multimedia (for example, for playing video DVDs), miniserver (using the inetd daemon), and mystery (meaning console games).

Release Notes: The development target for this release has been defined as follows: the relatively small operating system (ca 62 MB LiveCD) must include the newest stable Wine (i.e. 1.4.1), which should be able to open full-screen flash videos (e.g. from YouTube) in the newest stable Firefox (i.e. 17.0). 4MLinux 5.0 Allinone Edition BETA passes this test for many Intel, NVIDIA, and AMD video cards. WinSCP 5.1.1, XChat 2.8.9, and 7-Zip 9.20 are also included.

No download Website 28 Nov 23:26 CFEngine 3.4.0


Cfengine is a tool for setting up and maintaining BSD and System-5-like operating system optionally attached to a TCP/IP network. You can think of cfengine as a very high level language, much higher level than Perl or shell: a single statement can result in many hundreds of operations being performed on multiple hosts. Cfengine is good at performing a lot of common system administration tasks, and allows you to build on its strengths with your own scripts.

Release Notes: Newsworthy features: XML editing capabilities, inheritance of local classes by bundles called using "usebundle", POSIX ACL support, an "outputs" promise type, remote syslog support, VirtualBox support for guest_environment promises, guest_environment promises are supported under OS X, the "depends_on" attribute is now active, for the partal ordering of promises, cf-promises --parse-tree option to parse policy file and dump it in JSON format, namespaces support for bundles and bodies, default arguments for bundles, and a metadata promise type.

No download Website 28 Nov 23:26 ffDiaporama 1.5


ffDiaporama is an application for assembling photos and videos. It is especially suitable for preserving memories of holidays. It was inspired by presentation software such as Impress or Powerpoint. It can read all image formats, most camera and camcorder video formats, and the most commonly used music formats. It includes 140 transitions and a device database to enable the videos to be correctly rendered for more than 50 models of video viewing devices (including smartphones, tablets, and home cinema systems). ffDiaporama can manage several hundred slides. Each slide can contain tens of shots and tens of blocks, with each shot containing its own block settings. The application itself calculates all the shot transformations.

Release Notes: This release brings new graphic filters, new speed waves, and new transitions. It adds text margins appropriate to each form and the ability to customize these margins and switching to progressive mode for all graphics filters. Above all, there are numerous bugfixes.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:20 Observium


Observium is an autodiscovering network monitoring system focused primarily on Cisco and Linux networks but includes support for a wide range of network hardware and operating systems. Observium has grown out of a lack of easy to use NMSes. It is intended to provide a more navigable interface to the health and performance of your network. Its design goals include collecting as much historical data about devices as possible, being completely autodiscovered with little or no manual intervention, and having a very intuitive interface.


Release Notes: Improved Netscaler support. Many UI and visual improvements. Some additional OS detection. The ability to change sensor alert levels and disable alerting for individual sensors.

Download Website 28 Nov 23:19 PAC 4.5


PAC provides a GUI to configure SSH and Telnet connections, including usernames, passwords, EXPECT regular expressions, and macros. It is similar in function to SecureCRT or Putty. It is intended for people who connect to many servers through SSH. It can automate logins and command executions.

Release Notes: Initial KeePassX support: new right-click menu options and User/Password setup (check out "Preferences" -> "KeePassX Options"). Minor GUI modifications to move options to different tabs (advanced, look and feel, etc.). Minor code changes for VNC handling. Minor <Ctrl> glitches. Another control for detecting "Press any key to continue" when connecting.

Download Website 28 Nov 03:09 texture pack 0.2.2-3


texture pack is a texture pack library based on proceduralization. Images are formed from base images that are then proceduralized or filtered into more images.

Release Notes: This release provides 10 more Real Texture Packs. (A Photo = 177 Textures, 10 Photos a pack = 1,770 textures, 10 Packs = 17,770 textures).

Download Website 28 Nov 03:03 OpenNode 6.0 update1


OpenNode is a server virtualization solution that provides an easy-to-use (CentOS/RHEL based) bare-metal ISO installer that supports both OpenVZ container-based and KVM full virtualization technology on the same host. The OpenNode ISO installer will set up a minimal CentOS server system with the following features: a RHEL kernel (provided by OpenVZ project) modified to support both openvz and kvm virtualization, libvirt management interface support for openvz and kvm hypervisors, func (https://fedorahosted.org/func/) client support for central management purposes, and VM template downloads provided by the opennode TUI utility.

Release Notes: This release has been rebased to CentOS 6.3. It includes an updated vzkernel 042stab63.2 and newer management tools.

Download Website 28 Nov 02:56 WebIssues 1.0.4


WebIssues is a multi-platform system for issue tracking and team collaboration. It can be used to store, share, and track issues with various attributes, description, comments, and file attachments. It is easy to install and use but has many capabilities and is highly customizable. Desktop and Web clients are provided.

Release Notes: This patch release fixes a bug related to storing attachments in a PostgreSQL database. The Issue history is now presented in a more compact format, and some configuration options have been added. It's now possible to define the initial view for each type of issue.

Download Website 28 Nov 02:53 Advanced Bash Scripting Guide 6.6


The Advanced Bash Scripting Guide is both a reference and a tutorial on shell scripting. This comprehensive book, the equivalent of 1,000+ print pages, covers almost every aspect of shell scripting. It contains 382 profusely commented illustrative examples, a number of tables, and a cross-linked index/glossary. Not just a shell scripting tutorial, this book also provides an introduction to basic programming techniques, such as sorting and recursion. Included scripts are the Game of Life, a Perquackey variant, a Morse code trainer, and an implementation of the Gronsfeld Cipher. This book is suited for both individual study and classroom use. It covers Bash, up to and including version 4.2. Note that users of miniaturized single-board computers running Linux, such as the Raspberry Pi and the Beagle Bone, would find this Guide useful for learning and running Bash scripts to explore and expand the capabilities of these small, but powerful machines.


Release Notes: This release adds three new scripts, a new appendix, and many bugfixes.

Download Website 28 Nov 02:52 csp (convert SP3) 0.2


csp is a commandline tool to convert and plot a Perkin Elmer sp3 spectra file. SP3 are binary spectra files from a LS50B Spectrofluorometer. The output can be converted to either an HDF5 file or a Matlab matrix (level 5) file.

Release Notes: New features were added to enable emission corrections.

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