2012 / March / 29 (35 releases)

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No download Website 29 Mar 21:52 SpurTracer 0.7

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SpurTracer is a push-notification based monitoring solution for heterogenous loosely coupled IT infrastructures. It complements a service-endpoint monitoring solution like Nagios with a component-level interface auto-discovery. It automatically provides a certain level of functional tracing along with many non-functional measurements (e.g. call, error and timeout rates, interface latency, component execution, etc.). While being zero config itself, SpurTracer relies on you adding push notification support to the components you want to monitor. The best way to use SpurTracer is by adding punctual tracing to components in your infrastructure on-demand.

Release Notes: This is the first release tarball. It allows an autotools based installation using "configure", "make", and "make install".

Download Website 29 Mar 21:44 cdcat 1.9

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The cdcat is a graphical (Qt based) multi-platform catalog program that scans the directories/drives you want and memorizes the filesystem (including the tags of MP3s) and stores it in a small file. The database is stored in a gzipped XML format, so you can hack it, or use it if necessary. Cdcat can store the contents of some specified files up to a size limit if you want (for example: *.nfo).

Release Notes: This release brings a lot of new features and fixes a lot of bugs. It got a polished icon, a dock icon which allows minimizing the program to the dock. The progress status now shows the action currently being performed and, on archive scanning, the current file inside the archive. File tree scanning for a new media can now be canceled, and files/directories can be excluded from scanning. mediaiinfo now only handles its known file extension. Thumbnails can be saved into the catalog directly as exif data. File content is now viewable by external programs.

No download Website 29 Mar 21:41 glucopy-glurestore 1.1

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glucopy-glurestore is a set of scripts for copying and restoring a fully functional GNU/Linux (or other Unix-like) system. The glucopy script will back up all system content (system and user files), while the glurestore script will partition and format an identical system, restore the system and user files, and make the system bootable. The scripts are included in the HTML documentation.

Release Notes: This release adds RAID preparation, backup, and restoration, and persistent device attribute considerations (UUIDs, MAC addresses, initrd, and GIDs).

No download Website 29 Mar 21:40 log-malloc2 0.2.3

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log-malloc2 is a malloc logging preload library that assists with discovering memory leaks. It features backtraces and byte-exact memory tracking.

Release Notes: This release improves compatibility with other libraries and adds real allocated memory size tracking, better platform portability, and documentation improvements.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:39 QTads 2.1.3

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QTads is a cross-platform multimedia interpreter for Tads (Text Adventure Development System) games. Both Tads versions in use today (Tads 2 and Tads 3) are supported. It should be easy to port to a range of platforms, including embedded devices. MIDI, Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and WAV sound formats are supported.

Release Notes: This is a bugfix release: Games could not create new files and would print a "file operation prohibited" error, even if the write permission setting in the preferences was set to permit that. On Mac OS X, some fonts (like "Garamond Premier Pro") could cause the interpreter to crash. The application would crash often on Windows XP systems. Games sometimes were unable to find their data files. MIDI music looping should now work correctly on Mac OS, instead of playing just once.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:38 Miscellaneous Container Templates 1.5.3

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Miscellaneous Container Templates is a C++ library that provides a collection of various STL-like containers with specific properties. It currently contains six closely related containers: closed_hash_set, closed_hash_map, linked_hash_*, and forward_hash_*. The first two are very similar to TR1 unordered_set and unordered_map; the linked ones provide additional functionality, while forward hash tables are more performant than linked, but have a restricted interface.

Release Notes: Linked and forward hash tables have been given a sort() function which changes element iteration order. MCT can now be configured, tested, and installed with GNU Make in addition to SCons. This is likely the last release before stable 1.6.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:38 Libquicktime 1.2.4

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Libquicktime is based on the quicktime4linux library with several enhancements. All 3rd-party libraries were removed from the sourcetree. Instead, the systemwide installed libraries are detected by the configure script. All original codecs were moved into dynamically loadable modules, and new codecs are in development. Special API extensions allow access to the codec registry and more convenient processing of audio and video data. Libquicktime comes with original utility programs and additional tools, like a command line player and a GTK configuration utility that can configure the parameters of all installed codecs. The configuration is stored in the home directory, and can be used by all libquicktime applications.

Release Notes: This release brings upgrades for newer ffmpeg versions, 10 bit DNxHD support, limited support for edit lists in the public API, and several fixes.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:34 Florence 0.5.3

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Florence is a scalable on-screen virtual keyboard for GNOME that stays out of your way when you don't need it. It is useful if you can't use a real keyboard either because of a handicap, disease, broken keyboard, or tablet PC but you can use a pointing device. It aims at being easy and pretty.

Release Notes: This release introduces some interface improvements: there is now audio feedback when pressing or releasing keys and the policy is configurable. A new D-Bus interface has been added to control the keyboard from other processes.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:32 Worker 2.19.2

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Worker is a file manager for the X Window System with the classical two panel interface. It features a fully graphical configuration, while still allowing manual editing of the configuration file without the need to restart Worker. Any external program can be integrated easily into the GUI using buttons, hotkeys, and file type actions. Worker uses file recognition by file content or by filename extension (or both). Different actions with completely configurable commands can be assigned to each file type.

Release Notes: This release adds a new command for copying strings into the clipboard. The path jump command has been extended to use a persistent store.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:32 m23 rock 12.2

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m23 is a software deployment system for Debian GNU/Linux that allows you to install and administrate hundreds of clients via network. It can partition and format clients and install Debian, (K/X)Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, OpenSuse, and CentOS operating systems on your virtual and physical clients. Group functions allow the comfortable update and installation of further packages during operation. Mass installation functions simplify your administration chores. m23 has a Web interface. Backup functions are implemented for server and clients.

Release Notes: Support for CentOS clients on 32- and 64-bit systems has been added. The French translation has been revised. RAID support and package searching have been improved. The plugin interface has been deactivated. Several smaller improvements and bugfixes have been made.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:31 STALLioN 0.08

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STALLioN is a cross-platform C/C++ library for creating coherent CLI/Terminal programs on multiple platforms with one codebase. It aims to provide a consistent development API across multiple platforms so that separate code does not have to be created for each (often very different) terminal interface.

Release Notes: This release adds rudimentary support for input on both Windows and Linux. It currently can only check if a certain key is pressed or not. Input is non-blocking (single threaded) and uses the same scancodes for both platforms (based on Windows scancodes).

Download Website 29 Mar 21:27 Zoom Profiler 2.1.0

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Zoom is a low-overhead graphical and command line profiler for Linux. Profiles are system-wide, precise down to the instruction level, and capture complete backtraces of C/C++/ObjC/Fortran/Assembly code. This lets you see exactly where time was spent, what code was running (user or kernel), and how that code was called. Drill down into a specific symbol, and Zoom shows source and assembly annotated with general and processor-specific tuning advice. It saves profiles as a single, self-contained session file that can be emailed or attached to bug reports. This lets you share what you find with colleagues or archive it for later review. Zoom also supports remote network profiling and scripting, making it ideal for embedded or server systems and automated workflows.

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Release Notes: This release adds support for the perf profiling driver including thread scheduler and system call tracing. Multi-threaded behavior can now be visualized with the new timeline view. Call trees have been enhanced to distinguish symbols by module. Code analysis for AMD Family 15h has been added as well as support for the AVX, VMX, and SVM instruction sets. DWARF information generated by gcc 4.6 is now supported. Network control of profiling has been improved. The Zoom GUI is now available for Mac OS X and Windows so that you can view profiles and control profiling from any machine.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:26 Ayam 1.20

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Ayam is a free 3D modelling environment for the RenderMan interface. It features good RIB export, CSG (all RenderMan primitives supported), and NURBS modelling. Features instancing, arbitrary number of modeling views, object clipboard, independent property clipboard, n-level undo, console, and Tree-View with Drag-and-Drop support.

Release Notes: This release adds setup executables for Win32 and Linux and new object types for mirrored modeling and interpolating surfaces. Concatenation of NURBS now supports fillets and allows quadrics, tool objects, and curves as parameters. NURBS curve modeling tools to manipulate the control point multiplicity were added, and many other tools improved. Some bugs were fixed.

No download No website 29 Mar 21:25 CPANPLUS::Dist::Slackware 1.00

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CPANPLUS::Dist::Slackware creates Slackware-compatible packages from Perl modules available at the Comprehensive Perl Archive Network (CPAN).

Release Notes: SlackBuilds.org now provides a build script. More plugins that fix quirks in a couple of Perl distributions were added.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:24 dupeGuru 3.4.0

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dupeGuru is a tool for finding duplicate files on your computer. It can scan either filenames or contents. The filename scan features a fuzzy matching algorithm that can find duplicate filenames even when they are not exactly the same.

Release Notes: This release improves the results window UI [Windows, Linux]. It adds a dialog to edit the Ignore List. It adds the ability to sort results by "marked" status. It fixes "Open with default application" (#190). It fixes a bug where there would be a false reporting of discarded matches (#195). It fixes various localization glitches. It fixes hard crashes on crash reporting (#196). It fixes a bug where the details panel would show up at inconvenient places in the screen [Windows, Linux].

Download Website 29 Mar 21:22 OpenGrade 3.1.14

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OpenGrade is software for teachers to keep track of grades. It can put the students' grade reports on a Web server and allow the students password-protected access to them.

Release Notes: The font size can now be changed.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:22 Fimex 0.37.1

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Fimex is a the File Interpolation, Manipulation, and EXtraction library for gridded geospatial data. It converts between different, extensible data formats (currently netcdf, NcML, grib1/2, metgm, wdb, and felt). It enables you to change the projection and interpolation of scalar and vector grids. It makes it possible to subset the gridded data and to extract only parts of the files. For simple usage, Fimex also comes with the command line program fimex.

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Release Notes: This version adds preliminary support to read and interpret WRF (Weather Research & Forecasting) model data.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:22 check_openmanage 3.7.4

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check_openmanage is a plugin for Nagios that checks the hardware health of Dell servers running OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA). The plugin can be used remotely with SNMP or locally with NRPE, check_by_ssh, or similar. It checks the health of the storage subsystem, power supplies, memory modules, temperature probes, etc., and gives an alert if any of the components are faulty or operate outside normal parameters.

Release Notes: This release fixes the HTML output after Dell's recent changes at their site. The plugin will now check that the server's serial number (service tag) is sane and not empty. A couple of minor bugs were fixed.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:20 SymmetricDS 2.5.9

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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 capture of timestamp with time zone and tinyint columns on Oracle, and fixes JMX console on multi-homed servers.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:18 libpng 1.5.10

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libpng (PNG library) is a collection of routines used to create and manipulate PNG format graphics files. The PNG format was designed as a replacement for GIF and, to a lesser extent, TIFF, with many improvements and extensions.

Release Notes: This is a security release to fix a potential memory corruption (CVE-2011-3048).

Download Website 29 Mar 21:18 raider 0.11.0

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Raider is a tool to automate software RAID conversion. It converts a single Linux system disk into a Linux software RAID 1, 4, 5, 6, or 10.

Release Notes: This release improves the distribution detection name. It improves device detection. It creates a partition format progress bar. It has a fix in the creation of a separated boot partition. It fixes a boot crash in systems with GRUB legacy and with an LVM device as a root filesystem. Speeding up RaidSync is only set if running step 3 in runlevel 1. Some screen output messages have been changed. A checked distribution database has been created. Improved speed transfer by using rsync instead of cpio. Makes an inaccurate pre-calculation of how long it takes the BuilRaid phase to be performed. Several bugfixes and other small improvements.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:13 abcMIDI 20120327

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The abcMIDI suite consists of programs for turning ABC music files into MIDI and vice versa, typesetting them as PostScript files, and manipulate them in several ways.

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Release Notes: Several bugs were fixed.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:05 MiniDLNA 1.0.24

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MiniDLNA (aka ReadyDLNA) is server software with the aim of being fully compliant with DLNA/UPnP-AV clients.

Release Notes: This release fixes playlist browsing with no SortOrder specified. It fixes inotify detection of caption file removal. It handles an empty DeviceID from Zyxel media player SOAP requests. It fixes false positives in playlist caching optimization when there are duplicate file names in different directories. It trims the camera model name extracted from EXIF tags. It adds support for user-configurable log level settings. It adds DLNA.ORG_FLAGS support.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:03 MultiBody Dynamics 1.4.3

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MBDyn features the integrated multidisciplinary analysis of multi-body, multi-physics systems, including nonlinear mechanics of rigid and flexible constrained bodies, smart materials, electric networks, active control, hydraulic networks, and essential fixed-wing and rotorcraft aerodynamics. It allows you to simulate the behavior of heterogeneous mechanical, aero-servo-elastic systems based on first principles equations. It is being actively developed and used in the aerospace and automotive fields for dynamics analysis and simulation of complex systems. The extension of available analysis domains to new models, and new analysis domains, is planned and problem-driven.

Release Notes: This release adds the Hunt-Crossley impact model, basic support for the NREL airfoil data format, airfoil "flip" capability, "deformable axial joint", elastomeric damper, muscle constitutive laws, generic rotor trim genel, basic support for underdetermined inverse dynamics, and assorted other enhancements. Numerous bugfixes.

Download Website 29 Mar 21:02 MPICH 1.8RC1

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MPICH is a robust and flexible implementation of the MPI (Message Passing Interface). MPI is often used with parallel or distributed computing projects. MPICH is a multi-platform, configurable system (development, execution, libraries, etc) for MPI. It can acheive parallelism using networked machines or using mulitasking on a single machine.

Release Notes: This release adds high-performance MPI communication from NVIDIA GPU device memory (to/from other devices and host memory) with IPC, collectives ,and datatype support; CPU binding granularity at socket and numanode level; checkpoint-restart and run-through stabilization with Nemesis; suspend/resume; and enhanced integration with SLURM and PBS. Network Fault Resiliency (NFR) has been added.

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