FOSS Developement

Aspose.Imaging for .NET 2.3.0

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 10:07
Aspose.Imaging for .NET is an image processing and manipulation component which allows developers to create, edit, draw, or convert images in their .NET application. It allows developers to convert image files to PSD, BMP, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and GIF formats. A set of pens, brushes, and fonts can be used to draw images or add new elements and text to existing images. Aspose.Imaging for .NET works well with both Web and Windows applications. It supports the Silverlight platform.

Release Notes: A convenient mechanism is now provided for extracting thumbnail information from the image metadata. A Crop method was added to the RasterImage class. It is now possible to select a layout from a DXF drawing and export it to PDF.

Release Tags: extract thumbnail information from image metadata, image cropping in .NET, export specific layer AutoCAD DXF to PDF, select layout from DXF drawing, invisible objects support, support for text rotation angle, Dual sign the .Net assembly, rendering of text entity

Tags: image converter, Image Processing Control, image editors, Image Conversion, image viewers, imaging library, Create Images from the scratch, Draw images, create Images files, convert images format, draw on Image surface

Licenses: Evaluation License

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ZXTune b3040

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 09:00
ZXTune is a set of portable cross-platform applications (GUI/CLI) intended to play chiptunes. It features advanced ripping possibilities that let you search for music in big data sets. Supported ZX Spectrum chiptunes formats include AY, AS0/ASC, FTC, GTR, PSC, PSG, PSM, PT1, PT2, PT3, SQT, ST1, ST3, STC, STP, TXT, TurboSound, VTX, YM, CHI, DMM, DST, PDT, SQD, STR, TF0/TFE, TFC, TFD, and COP. The Commodore64 SID format is supported. Supported PC chiptunes formats include 669, AMF, DMF, FAR, FNK, GDM, IMF, IT, LIQ, PSM, MDL, MTM, PTM, RTM, S3M, STIM, STM, STX, ULT, XM. Supported Amiga chiptune formats include DBM, EMOD, MOD, MTN, IMS, MED, OKT, PT36, SFX. Supported Atari chiptune formats include DTM, GTK, TCB. The Acorn chiptune format DTT is supported. Supported compressed formats include CHARPRES, CC3, CC4, CC4PLUS, DSQ, ESV, GAM, GAMPLUS, HRUM, HRUST1, HRUST2, LZH1, LZH2, LZS, MSP, PACK2, PCD61, PCD62, TLZ, TLZP, TRUSH. Supported archived/container formats include FDI, HOBETA, HRIP, LHA, RAW, SCL, TD0, TRD, ZXZIP, ZIP, RAR, SNA128, and Z80.

Release Notes: This release adds new functionality to zxtune-qt to auto-select the first newly added module into the playlist and stop playback if the playlist of the currently played module is cleared or closed. The Android version now supports navigation buttons in the notification area and I/O and browse operations progress. Sequenced playback was added in browser preview mode. A crash while selecting modules from the playlist was fixed.

Release Tags: Unstable, Minor, GUI, Android

Tags: zx, spectrum, zx-spectrum, chiptune, music search, Player, emulator, sound, multimedia

Licenses: GPLv3

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Micro Tetris 1.2.1

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 08:44
Micro Tetris is based on the 1989 International Obfuscated C Code Contest Best Game entry. It is a very small implementation, with extreme similarity to the BSD Tetris implementation. So it is very suitable for small embedded systems with only serial or SSH console access. The code uses no curses or other heavy libraries, only ANSI escape sequences and the Unix "stty" command to setup and restore the display.

Release Notes: Small fixes.

Tags: Games

Licenses: ISC

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Clonezilla live-testing 2.2.2-39

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 06:04
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 was upgraded. This release is based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 2014/Apr/22). The Linux kernel was updated to 3.13.10-1 and drbl was updated to 2.8.16-drbl1.

Release Tags: Minor bugfixes and enhancements

Tags: Archiving, backup, Mirroring

Licenses: GPL

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Evo/Lution 0.9-12a

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 05:53
Evo/Lution is a live CD with a graphical installer for Arch Linux. Evo, the live CD, is an Arch based OS that cannot be installed. It is simply a platform to run the Lution installer, which is made to install Arch. It has options to install anything ranging from the Arch base, to base + the packages you select, including complete turn key desktop environments. The installer downloads all the packages you select from the Arch repositories during the install process so you always end up with a current, up to date install.

Release Notes: This minor release fixed a corrupted .iso file. A new upload process will be implemented to prevent similar problems in future.

Tags: Arch Linux GUI installer

Licenses: GPLv3

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phplist 3.0.6

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 05:33
phplist is a mailing list and newsletter manager that allows posting via a Web page. It works well when used for announcements, and can handle very large email address lists. Users can sign up to multiple lists, but will only receive a single copy of cross-posted messages. When signing up, users can identify their geographical location, and messages can be targetted to these. You can add place holders in your email that will be replaced with personal details (such as the person's name). Users can update their own information, and unlike many other mailing list systems, they can change their email address. HTML emails are supported.

Release Notes: Small fixes and a security update.

Release Tags: Stable, Security, Minor bugfixes

Tags: Communications, Email, Mailing List Servers, Internet, Web

Licenses: GPL

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gzochi 0.6

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 05:14
gzochi is a framework for developing massively multiplayer online games. A server container provides services to deployed games, which are written in Guile Scheme, that abstract and simplify some of the most challenging and error-prone aspects of online game development: Concurrency, data persistence, and network communications. A very thin client library can be embedded to provide connectivity for client applications written in any language.

Release Notes: This release adds support for two new alternative storage engines: hamsterdb and Symas Lightning (LMDB). The framework now builds on Mac OS X and similar platforms. Some syntactic sugar for creating task callbacks has been added to the Scheme API. A number of memory leaks in the server have been plugged, and some disconnect event handling bugs in the server and the GLib reference client have been fixed.

Release Tags: Major

Tags: Game Library, Client/Server

Licenses: GPLv3

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BlueMind 3.0.5

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 04:03
BlueMind is a messaging and collaboration platform. It offers scalable shared messaging, calendars, contacts, and instant messaging with advanced mobility (iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.), and Outlook, Thunderbird, and CalDAV connectivity support. Designed with simplicity as a goal, it uses Web 2.0 technologies with a JavaScript UI, offline Web capability, and a Web-services-oriented pluggable architecture.

Release Notes: This release fixed a regression which made administrators unable to connect as the user (graphical sudo) in the administration console "Maintenance" tab.

Release Tags: Stable, 3.0

Tags: messaging, Email, Calendar, groupware

Licenses: GPLv3

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Expense Submittal System 8.10

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 01:53
The Expense Submittal System (ESS) is a Web-based solution for the creation of expense reports, expense report approval, payment, and accounting. The complete expense reporting process is covered. ESS provides report entry, approval routing, corporate policy checking, credit card statement importation, paperless receipt management, and report payment.

Release Notes: This release fixes issues with the email/text receipt image interface. Portuguese is now supported in addition to English and French for expense report creation and approval. ESS has now also been packaged for deployment on the Amazon cloud.

Release Tags: minor stable

Tags: Office/Business, Financial, groupware, Accounting

Licenses: GPL

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ChaosEsque Anthology 25

FreshMeat.net - Tue, 2014-04-22 00:32
ChaosEsque Anthology is a first person shooter. It is a standalone modification of Xonotic which includes extended weapons, maps, vehicles, buildable buildings, mounted weapons, spell casting, monsters, player characters, textures, and game modes.

Release Notes: A 9mm pistol weapon was adde. You can now flood the world with slime. There were improvements and fixes in the level flooding code. Server and Client netfps and ticrate can be set via the misc menu. This allows you to use more bandwidth for a smoother gameplay tradeoff, which is good for LAN games or high speed Internet games where there is low ping.

Release Tags: 9mm pistol, netfps, flooding, Water, lava, SLIME

Tags: Game, First Person Shooter, sandbox, capture the flag, deathmatch

Licenses: GPLv2, GPLv3, GPL

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FLOM 0.5.0

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 23:21
FLOM is a distributed lock manager that can be used to avoid shell tricks and safely execute different tasks that cannot run at the same time. It manages process serialization in the same way nice manages process prioritization. It implements the same lock mode semantic proposed by VMS DLM to allow non-trivial command serialization use cases. The goal is to "just work"; everything implemented must be useful and easy to use (configuration is reduced to a bare minimum). It works inside a single system or in a network of IP connected systems.

Release Notes: This release introduces support for numeric resources. They can be used when you want to limit the maximum number of concurrent running tasks. By mixing numeric and simple resources, you can model patterns like "1 writer, max N readers" or, more generically, you can implement basic workload balancing features inside a single host or a network of hosts.

Tags: shell lock serialization

Licenses: GPLv2

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Lernstick Exam Environment 2014-04-21

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 21:50
Lernstick Exam Environment is a live Linux distribution with a focus on exam situations, usually installed on USB sticks. To provide up-to-date software choice on a solid base, it uses a combination of Debian stable with official and custom backports. Access to local storage media (internal hard drive, other USB storage media) or network access is prohibited per default, but certain network connections (e.g., to network printers or websites) can be allowed in a whitelist.

Release Notes: The partitioning scheme was changed to improve support for UEFI boot. When installing or upgrading several sticks at once, errors are skipped and shown in a summary at the end. Touchpads are now disabled while typing on the keyboard to prevent unintentional mouse clicks. Many applications (VirtualBox, Java, Midnight Commander, GeoGebra, etc.) were upgraded.

Tags: Linux Distributions, Live DVD, education, exam

Licenses: GPL

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Lernstick Personal Learning Environment 2014-04-21

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 21:48
Lernstick is a Live Linux distribution with focus on education; it is usually installed on USB sticks. To provide up-to-date software choice on a solid base, it uses a combination of Debian stable with official and custom backports. Although the distribution is mainly used on removable media (USB sticks, USB hard disks, SD cards, etc.), it can also be installed on internal hard drives.

Release Notes: The partitioning scheme was changed to improve support for UEFI boot. When installing or upgrading several sticks at once, errors are skipped and shown in a summary at the end. Touchpads are now disabled while typing on the keyboard to prevent unintentional mouse clicks. Many applications (GIMP, VirtualBox, Java, Shutter, Midnight Commander, Vokoscreen, GeoGebra, etc.) were upgraded.

Tags: Live Linux education

Licenses: GPL + Classpath Exception

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OpenNMS 1.12.6

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 20:50
OpenNMS is the first enterprise-grade network management platform developed using the open source model. The three main functional areas of OpenNMS are service polling, which monitors services on the network and reports on their "service level"; data collection from the remote systems via SNMP in order to measure the performance of the network; and a system for event management and notifications.

Release Notes: This stable release includes a large number of bugfixes including a fix for a critical security leak in the /rest/users ReST service that could expose sensitive information. It also fixes a long-standing issue with Provisiond that could cause some services to fail to be detected. Upgrading is strongly recommended for all users.

Release Tags: Bugfixes, Stable, Security, provisiond

Tags: Networking, Monitoring, Hardware

Licenses: GPL

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launch4j 3.4

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 19:55
Launch4j is a cross-platform tool for wrapping Java applications distributed as jars in Windows native executables. The executable can be configured to search for a certain JRE version or use a bundled one, and it's possible to set runtime options, like the initial/max heap size. The wrapper also provides better user experience through an application icon, a native pre-JRE splash screen, and a Java download page in case the appropriate JRE cannot be found. The increase in size of the application is small.

Release Notes: A new JREHOMEDIR special variable was added. An Ant problem that appeared in Eclipse Indigo was fixed. The JGoodies libraries were updated. Logging based on the Launch4j environment variable for file association launch testing was added.

Tags: Software Development, Build Tools, Software Distribution Tools

Licenses: MIT/X, BSD Revised

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Phototonic 0.98

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 19:55
Phototonic is an image viewer and organizer for Linux written in C++ and Qt. It is light and fast, does not depend on any desktop environment, supports several thumbnail layouts, and much more.

Release Notes: This release added notifications in the viewer, a new Colors dialog with hue and saturation settings, and support for animated GIFs. Large images can now be moved around with the keyboard as well as the mouse. Usability issues were fixed. Qt 5.2 is now used. Missing icons when not in a DE were fixed. Additional image info was added to status and title bars. Issues with thumbnail navigation were fixed.

Tags: Viewer, image viewer, Graphics

Licenses: GPL v3

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Lilith Logback event viewer 0.9.44

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 19:37
Lilith is a logging and access event viewer for the Logback logging framework. It has features comparable to Chainsaw, a logging event viewer for log4j. This means that it can receive logging events from remote applications using Logback as their logging backend. It uses files to buffer the received events locally, so it is possible to keep vast amounts of logging events at your fingertip while still being able to check only the ones you are really interested in by using filtering conditions.

Release Notes: This release brings huge improvements to the usage of conditions, notably in"Focus" and "Exclude" in the popup and "Search" menu. You can save conditions using Cmd/Ctrl-I, and these will show up in the "Saved conditions" section of "Focus" and "Exclude". This will most likely be the last Java 5 compatible version. Development will continue on Java 8.

Tags: Software Development, Logging, Networking, Monitoring

Licenses: GPLv3, LGPL

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Wnotes 1.21

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 19:06
Wnotes are small, self-contained text notes for X Window System desktops. You can create, type, cut-and-paste, and save notes in any combination you like. Wnotes let you store notes and their window configurations using any database which accepts input from the Unix shell. It is compatible with most Linux and Unix desktops. The source code package includes sdb, a simple note database written as a bash script, and other examples of how to use Wnotes.

Release Notes: This release adds the ability to collapse notes and to save and restore the note's raised or lowered state as well as change it with a keystroke. This release also adds the ability change the gadget color with a mouse click, and contains many internal reliability improvements and bugfixes.

Tags: text, notepad, X, Desktop, notes

Licenses: GPL

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webStraktor 1.0

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 17:20
webStraktor is a programmable World Wide Web data extraction client. It features a scripting language to facilitate the collection, extraction, and storage of information available on the Web, including images. The scripting language uses elements of regular expression and XPath syntax. The standard webStraktor output format is XML based, either in ASCII, UTF-8, or ISO-8859-1 (Latin1). It adheres to the Robots Exclusion Protocol and can be configured to operate anonymously by connecting through proxy servers. Exhaustive logging and tracing information are provided.

Release Notes: Initial Freecode announcement.

Tags: Java, HttpClient, spider, bot, crawler, Swing, http, XML

Licenses: GPL

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Text Fiction 2.3

FreshMeat.net - Mon, 2014-04-21 16:56
Text Fiction is a Z-Machine for playing text adventures (a.k.a. interactive fiction) on mobile devices.

Release Notes: This release adds a "Jason" theme.

Tags: Games, text adventure

Licenses: Apache 2.0

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