2012 / December / 26 (23 releases)

26 December 2012

No download Website 26 Dec 23:19 BirdFont 0.8


BirdFont is a font editor which can create TTF, EOT, and SVG fonts.

Release Notes: This release adds the ability to copy paths from Inkscape and export SVG files. A Dutch translation has been added, and the build system is completely rebuilt.

No download Website 26 Dec 23:17 Discretio 1.0.0 Beta1


Discretio is an application (and service) for secure VoIP on smartphones. It allows users to establish calls over the Internet while using state of the art encryption technologies to avoid eavesdropping.

Release Notes: This is the initial public beta to shake out the server infrastructure and present client code for public scrutiny.

Download Website 26 Dec 23:17 gettext 0.18.2


gettext is the GNU internationalization library.


Release Notes: This release has support for Guile 2.0 block comments, autopoint support for newer automake, portability fixes, and normal bugfixes.

Download Website 26 Dec 23:13 aria2 1.16.1


aria2 is a utility for downloading files. The supported protocols are HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent, and Metalink. It has a powerful segmented downloading ability, downloading a file from multiple sources and multiple protocols and utilizing your download bandwidth to the maximum. It supports downloading a file from HTTP(S)/FTP and BitTorrent at the same time, while the data downloaded from HTTP(S)/FTP is uploaded to the BitTorrent swarm. Using Metalink's chunk checksums, aria2 automatically validates chunks of data while downloading a file like BitTorrent.

Release Notes: This release adds the ability to persist the GID across sessions. The GID will be saved with --save-session. There are several restrictions on how the GID is persisted. See the manual for details. For this change, the GID is now 64-bit binary data and represented by a 16 character hex string in an RPC query. The disk cache feature was added, which may reduce disk activity. The console readout was redesigned. The warning displayed when --file-allocation=falloc is used on MinGW32 builds was removed as a bug.

Download Website 26 Dec 23:11 doxygen 1.8.3


Doxygen is a cross-platform, JavaDoc-like documentation system for C++, C, Objective-C, C#, Java, IDL, Python, PHP, VHDL, and Fortran. Doxygen can be used to generate an on-line class browser (in HTML) and/or an off-line reference manual (in LaTeX or RTF) from a set of source files. Doxygen can also be configured to extract the code-structure from undocumented source files. This includes dependency graphs, class diagrams and hyperlinked source code. This type of information can be very useful to quickly find your way in large source distributions.

Release Notes: This release adds support for using external indexing and search tools for searching the HTML documentation. It includes an indexer and search engine based on Xapian. A Markdown page can now be selected to serve as the main page (handy for GitHub projects). Conditional sections like @if and @cond now allow logic expressions for the guard. Includes a number of smaller changes as well as a large number of bugfixes.

No download Website 26 Dec 23:11 kenozooid 0.12.0


Kenozooid is software used to plan and analyze diving activities. Features like dive data plotting and analysis, dive computer support, simple but powerful logbook maintenance, and dive calculators are already implemented, with further functions such as dive planning to come.

Release Notes: This release adds support for UDDF 3.2.0.

No download Website 26 Dec 23:11 MOSIX for kernel 3.7


MOSIX is a cluster operating system targeted for distributed computing on Linux clusters and multi-cluster private clouds.

Release Notes: This release is for Linux kernel 3.7. It includes bugfixes and updates.

No download Website 26 Dec 23:10 VIM Pal 1.1.0


VIM Pal is a separate application providing a file tree for VIM. It does not intend to provide the features of a full IDE. It is just a simple file tree which can be used to select files for editing in VIM, and a bookmark list for jumping to frequently-used directories.

Release Notes: New feature: filesystem manipulation (create/rename/delete files/directories) from the tree (use the right mouse button). Minor UI improvements (dark/light background configuration; show/hide hidden files).

No download No website 26 Dec 23:05 HPCC Systems 3.10.0-8rc


HPCC (High Performance Computing Cluster) stores and processes large quantities of data, processing billions of records per second using massive parallel processing technology. Large amounts of data across disparate data sources can be accessed, analyzed, and manipulated in fractions of seconds. HPCC functions as both a processing and a distributed data storage environment capable of analyzing terabytes of information.


Release Notes: This release candidate has improvements and fixes from the prior release including correcting incompatibility issues, folder path names, compiling issues, updates to configmgr, additional instructions and documentation, plus more. A beta version of the HPCC JDBC driver 0.2.0 is available.

Download No website 26 Dec 23:02 Aspose.Tasks 4.9.0


Aspose.Tasks is a non-graphical .NET Project management component which enables .NET applications to read, write, and manage Project documents without utilizing Microsoft Project. With Aspose.Tasks, you can read and change tasks, recurring tasks, resources, resource assignments, relations, and calendars. Aspose.Tasks works well with both WinForm and WebForm applications.

Release Notes: This month’s release includes a number of bugfixes along with improved calculations of earned values for Task, Resource and Assignment objects. The earned values BCWS, BCWP, ACWP, and CV are calculated more precisely when project data is read. This version also includes some important bugfixes related to MPP resource assignments timephased data, task data issues, assignment baselines resource cost per use for 2003 MPP files, and conversion from MPP to PDF.

Download Website 26 Dec 23:02 MeteoIO 2.3.0


MeteoIO is a C++ library whose main design goals are: providing meteorological data format/protocol independent data access; providing safe and robust I/O; making I/O code as unobtrusive and simple as possible for the user; providing ready to use data to the user (transparent caching, filtering, resampling, and spatial interpolation); enabling unattended use from an I/O point of view; offering high modularity so that individual elements of the library can easily be replaced/expanded/added; and by its modularity, help interdisciplinary development, each module being targeted at a specific developer profile.


Release Notes: The handling of plugins has been redone in order to be less confusing for the users (there is no PLUGIN_PATH to set anymore). The sun model has been improved and several rare bugs fixed. Several plugins are now handling large files in a much more efficient manner. Several speed optimizations have been implemented through the code, as well as a lot of cleanup in order to conform to C++ best practices. This version compiles for Android.

No download Website 26 Dec 22:40 magicErmine 3.1.1


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.

Download Website 26 Dec 22:39 SMPlayer 0.8.3


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.

Download Website 26 Dec 06:09 Clonezilla live-testing 2.0.1-22


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

Download Website 26 Dec 06:07 CLOGS 1.1.0


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.

Download Website 26 Dec 06:06 Parted Magic 2012_12_25


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-, network-manager-applet-, NetworkManager-, 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.

No download Website 26 Dec 00:41 awlsim 0.5


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.

Download Website 26 Dec 00:40 GNU libmicrohttpd 0.9.24


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.

Download Website 26 Dec 00:39 Finnix 107


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=).

No download Website 26 Dec 00:39 Dough 0.9.9


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.

Download Website 26 Dec 00:39 massXpert mass spectrometry package 1.4.0


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.

No download Website 26 Dec 00:38 Forban 0.0.34


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.

Download Website 26 Dec 00:37 NagminV 20121216


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).

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