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webon irforum-2.95_jp

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 08:44:58 PM
webon is a Web content management system. It provides an access log to check who has visited your site. It has a counter that lets anybody know the number of people who have visited your site.

Release Notes: Password Controller was fixed. It now echoes the Login User (administrator).

Licenses: GPL, BSD Revised

TXR 90

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 07:01:43 PM
TXR is a new data munging language. TXR's special pattern language provides template-based matching of entire documents or large sections of documents. It also contains a language for functional and imperative programming. It is written in C and takes the form of a utility that is portable to Unix-like platforms and Windows.

Release Notes: Solaris (x86) and FreeBSD are now supported targets. There were some new functions and bugfixes.

Tags: text analysis, text formatting, Text Processing, parsing, pattern matching, Lisp, Interpreters, unix tool, functional language, pipes, template processor, Template engine

Licenses: BSD Revised

Skylable SX 0.3

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 04:14:02 PM
Skylable SX is a reliable, powerful, fully distributed cluster solution for your data storage needs. It can aggregate the disk space available on multiple servers and merge it into a single storage system. The cluster makes sure that your data is always replicated over multiple nodes (the exact number of copies is defined by the sysadmin) and synchronized. It has built-in support for deduplication, client-side encryption, on-the-fly compression, and much more.

Release Notes: Changes in this release include support for using a custom port number, a progress bar in sxcp while transferring files, sxcp --bwlimit support (for setting a bandwidth usage limit), configure --with-system-libs support (to force the use of system libraries), and many minor improvements and bugfixes.

Release Tags: More user friendly and more flexible than ever.

Tags: cloud, storage, Deduplication, Node, Server, replica, replication

Licenses: LGPL, GPLv2

ZABBIX 2.2.4rc2

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 03:30:56 PM
ZABBIX is an enterprise-class distributed monitoring solution designed to monitor and track performance and availability of network servers, devices, and other IT resources. It supports distributed and Web-based monitoring, auto-discovery, real-time monitoring, SLA assurance, trending, and more.

Release Notes: This release candidate introduces significant performance improvements in the Web front-end along with important bugfixes.

Tags: Logging, Networking, Monitoring, Systems Administration

Licenses: GPL

Orthanc 0.7.6

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 01:48:22 PM
Orthanc is a lightweight, RESTful DICOM server for health care and medical research.

Release Notes: This release features the decompression of DICOM files containing JPEG and JPEG-LS images. Furthermore, to support algorithmic research for medical imaging, Orthanc now allows the download of images as matrices through its REST API, in a format that is directly compatible with Matlab and Octave, without using any DICOM library.

Tags: DICOM, Health care, Medical, Bioinformatics, research, lightweight, Server, RESTful

Licenses: GPLv3

Postgrey 1.35

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 01:19:06 PM
Postgrey is a Postfix policy server that implements greylisting. When a request for mail delivery is received by Postfix via SMTP, the triplet CLIENT_IP / SENDER / RECIPIENT is built. If it is the first time that this triplet is seen, or if the triplet was first seen less than 10 minutes ago, then the mail gets rejected with a temporary error. Hopefully, spammers or viruses will not try again later, even though such behavior is required per RFC.

Release Notes: Process names on Linux systems longer than 15 characters are now supported. The default whitelist was updated.

Tags: Communications, Email, Filters

Licenses: GPL

Univention Corporate Client (UCC) 2.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 12:09:31 PM
Univention Corporate Client (UCC) is a flexible and efficiently manageable operating system for PCs, notebooks, and thin clients in companies and institutions. The software contains a Linux-based desktop environment optimized for business use. It allows desktops to be adapted to hardware and intended applications. In addition, it can be managed conveniently and efficiently via a Web-based console. In comparison to other systems, it guarantees integrated administration procedures for users, clients, desktops, and permissions and effectively does away with the use of different, uncoordinated tools. It serves as a platform for access to remote desktop solutions and virtualized desktops as well as browser or terminal server-based applications.

Release Notes: This version includes an update to Kubuntu 14.04 and an assistant for the configuration and rollout of UCC, including the integration of Citrix receivers. UCC images can now be managed centrally within the Univention Management Console. Support for xrdp is now integrated and makes access to the KDE desktop faster, and possible from Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X systems. The UEFI boot standard is now supported, reducing boot time. The UCC image build tool has been improved and creates now more compact images.

Release Tags: desktop management, Kubuntu, KDE desktop, desktop image, UCC, Univention Corporate Client, Thin Client, notebooks

Tags: Operating System, Linux distribution, Thin Client, Ubuntu, pc, terminal server, notebook, Desktop Environment, Linux Distro, Web-based

Licenses: AGPLv3+

WireframeSketcher 4.3.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 11:44:34 AM
WireframeSketcher is a software tool that helps product managers, designers, and developers quickly create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for desktop, Web, and mobile applications. It’s a standalone application and a plug-in for any Eclipse IDE.

Release Notes: This version introduces simplified components, improves stroyboard editing workflow, and updates the online sharing service. Other changes include various small improvements and bugfixes.

Tags: Desktop Environment, tools, multimedia, Graphics, Software Development, User Interfaces, Wireframes, Mockups, Prototyping

Licenses: commercial license

RCDevs OpenID Provider 1.1.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 10:27:03 AM
RCDevs OpenID Provider is an OpenID 1.1 and 2.0 provider with simple registration and multiple OpenID URL formats. Compared to other OpenID provider implementations, RCDevs OpenID Provider is extremely easy to implement: provided that you have a working WebADM server, installation just consists of adding the OpenID WebApp in WebADM and adding a markup in the index page of your public Web site. The RCDevs OpenID Provider works with LDAP and OpenOTP authentication back-ends. With OpenOTP, your OpenID users can authenticate with any OpenOTP one-time password mechanism (Soft Tokens, SMSOTP, MailOTP, Yubikey, MobileOTP). RCDevs OpenID Provider supports both query-string-based OpenID URLs and hostname-based OpenID URLs. An example of the format using a query string is "http://rcdevs.com/?user=myuser&domain=mydomain" and an example of the format using a hostname is "http://myuser.mydomain.rcdevs.com/".

Release Notes: RCDevs Web federation service (Idp) now supports SAMLv2 with AuthnRequest and LogoutRequest. Both HTTP-POST and HTTP-Redirect protocol bindings are supported. There are options to return a list of configurable user LDAP attributes. The update includes other new features and some fixes.

Release Tags: SAMLv2

Tags: Security, OpenID, OTP, OATH, Two-Factor, 2FA, token

Licenses: Freeware for non commercial use

RCDevs TiQR 1.0.7

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 10:23:39 AM
RCDevs TiQR is an innovative way to authenticate yourself to Web applications. Its unique user friendly features include one-click enrollment using QR codes and secure authentication without having to re-type complicated codes by leveraging dynamic QR codes embedded in Web pages. TiQR supports the OCRA suite of authentication protocols. Its security is based on AES 256-bit encryption and the SHA family functions.

Release Notes: TiQR Server supports hardware cryptography with YubiHSM from Yubico. HSMs are used for hardware encryption of TiQR secrets in user data and true random number generation for TiQR challenges. The update includes a lot of new features and some fixes, and is now free for 40 users.

Tags: Security, OTP, OATH, Two-Factor, 2FA, Authentication

Licenses: Freeware for non commercial use

RCDevs OpenOTP 1.1.4

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 10:18:56 AM
RCDevs OpenOTP Server provides two-factor authentication with one-time passwords (OTP). It supports OATH RFC-4226 HOTP (Event-based) and TOTP (Time-based), OCRA (Challenge-based), Mobile-OTP, YubiKey Software/Hardware Tokens, SMSOTP, MailOTP, and OTP lists. It provides a SOAP/XML, RADIUS, and OpenID APIs and integrates into your LDAP (OpenLDAP, Novell, ActiveDirectory). It works with Web applications, VPNs, Linux PAM, Microsoft, and more. It is composed of the RCDevs WebADM server application, the OpenOTP SOAP service, the OpenOTP Radius Bridge, the User Self-service Desk, and Token Self-enrollemnt end-user Web application. VMWare appliances and Web demos are available.

Release Notes: This release supports hardware cryptography with YubiHSM from Yubico. HSMs are used for token seed generation, SMS/mail passwords and OCRA challenges, and token secret storage (AES-256-CBC mode). Server-side concatenated passwords are now supported for simpler integrations in non-challenged mode. The update also includes a lot of other features and some fixes.

Tags: Security, OTP, OATH, SMSOTP, Two-Factor, 2FA, Authentication, motp, mobile otp, tokens

Licenses: Freeware for non commercial use

RCDevs WebADM 1.3.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 10:11:51 AM
RCDevs WebADM is Web-based LDAP administration software designed for professionals to manage LDAP organization resources such as domain users and groups. WebADM is also a core framework component and management console for RCDevs SOAP-based Web Services (e.g. OpenOTP, OpenID, and OpenPKI) and for the related end-user WebApps (e.g. User Self Service Desk). It provides a hierarchical view of LDAP organizations, SQL audit trails, and powerful LDAP management features. It includes delegated administration and fine-grained access control to LDAP resources; administrators can be created at different levels of the tree structure, with different privileges and views. WebADM is compatible with Novell eDirectory, OpenLDAP, and Microsoft Active Directory (Windows Server 2008).

Release Notes: This major version update includes a lot of new features and enhancements including hardware encryption with YubiHSM, improved clustering support, and paged LDAP results for large deployments. Freeware usage has been extended to 40 users.

Release Tags: Hardware Crypto & Free for 40 Users

Tags: LDAP, Web based IDE, Security

Licenses: Freeware

sftp4tc 1.3.63.2

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:20:16 AM
sftp4tc is a file system plugin for Total Commander that allows SFTP sessions to connect to your Unix/Linux servers. It supports Unicode file name translation, server-to-server copy, and all usual operations. Because it is based on PuTTY, you can use all your configured servers from PuTTY, and it also supports the Pageant private key agent.

Release Notes: This release added support for background copies and the use of the Total Commander's password store (in SFTP4TC options). There were also some minor fixes, including for an issue where connect did not terminate properly after N password errors, and missing SFTP4TC about information.

Release Tags: SFTP, PuTTY

Tags: SFTP, PuTTY, Total Commander

Licenses: BSD 2 clause

LibreOffice 4.2.4

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:17:55 AM
LibreOffice is a feature-packed and mature desktop productivity package. It consists of a word processor, a spreadsheet, a presentation package, a drawing program, a database, and an equation editor.

Release Notes: This release contains a number of new features, enhancements, and bugfixes.

Release Tags: fresh

Tags: Office Suites

Licenses: LGPL

Lightning 2.6.5

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:13:22 AM
Lightning is a calendar application which works with the popular Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey mail clients. It lets you manage multiple calendars, create your daily todo list, invite friends to events, and subscribe to public calendars.

Release Notes: This version features bugfixes in CalDAV and webdav-sync.

Tags: Calendar Client, Calendar, Mozilla, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey

Licenses: GPL, LGPL, MPL

Guvcview 1.7.3

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:09:10 AM
Guvcview provides a simple GTK interface for capturing and viewing video from devices supported by the Linux UVC driver, although it should also work with any video4Linux2-compatible device.

Release Notes: Changes include H264 decoding support, sync translations, compensation for audio drift, capture of images and video through system sygnals, a true no_display mode, and various bugfixes.

Tags: Video Capture, camera, video4linux2, uvc, v4l2

Licenses: GPLv2

DavMail 4.5.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:06:42 AM
DavMail is a POP/IMAP/SMTP/Caldav/Carddav/LDAP exchange gateway allowing users to use any email/calendar client (e.g. Thunderbird with Lightning or Apple iCal) with an Exchange server, even from the Internet or behind a firewall through Outlook Web Access. DavMail now includes an LDAP gateway to Exchange global address book and user personal contacts to allow recipient address completion in the mail compose window, and full calendar support with attendees free/busy display.

Release Notes: This version features EWS performance enhancements, improved Exchange 2013 support, and many fixes detected by the Coverity audit tool.

Tags: Mail, Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, SMTP, caldav, CardDAV, LDAP, gateway

Licenses: GPLv2

Apache 2.4.9

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:04:02 AM
Apache is the world's most popular HTTP server, being quite possibly the best around in terms of functionality, efficiency, security and speed.

Release Notes: New features include loadable MPMs, major improvements to OCSP support, mod_lua, dynamic reverse proxy configuration, improved authentication/authorization, FastCGI proxy, a new expression parser, and a small object caching API.

Tags: Internet, Web, HTTP Servers

Licenses: Apache, BSD Original

Thunderbird 24.6.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 09:00:51 AM
Thunderbird is a total redesign of the Mozilla mail component to produce a cross-platform, stand-alone mail application using the XUL user interface language. It has many new features, among them the ability to customize your toolbars the way you want them. a new look and feel with a large number of downloadable themes which alter the appearance of the client, and the ability to add UI extensions.

Release Notes: This version features three critical security fixes.

Tags: Communications, Email, Email Clients (MUA), Address Book

Licenses: MPL

Mozilla Firefox 30.0

Wednesday 11th of June 2014 08:59:53 AM
Firefox (formerly known as Phoenix and Firebird) is a cross-platform, powerful, usable, and standards-compliant Web browser, based on the Mozilla framework. It is written using the XUL user interface language and was designed to be cross-platform.

Release Notes: This release added a sidebars button and support for GStreamer 1.0. Non-whitelisted plugins will no longer be enabled by default. There are also a number of bugfixes, security fixes, and developer-specific changes.

Tags: Internet, Web, Browsers

Licenses: MPL

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