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BIND 9.0.0rc3 Beta (John D. Rowell) 20000816 08:15 GMT

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols and provides an openly redistributable reference implementation of the major components of the Domain Name System, including: a Domain Name System server (named), a Domain Name System resolver library and tools for verifying the proper operation of the DNS server.

Changes: When writing a master file, print the SOA and NS records (and their SIGs) before other records. Fixed: nslookup printed incorrect RR type mnemonics for RRs of type >= 21; Attempting to send a request over IPv6 using dns_request_create() on a system without IPv6 support caused an assertion failure; A missing strdup() of ACL name caused random ACL matching failures; nsupdate was incorrectly limiting TTLs to 65535 instead of 2147483647; "named -u" failed on many Linux systems where the libc provided kernel headers did not match the current kernel; nsupdate didn't work with IPv6. Added: There is now a man page for nsupdate in 'doc/man/bin/nsupdate.8'.

Daemons / Misc (OpenSource)    Homepage  Download  Changelog

Ktail 0.4.6 (John D. Rowell) 20000816 08:06 GMT

Ktail is a KDE application that monitors multiple files and/or command output in one window. Files and commands may be added and removed via drag'n'drop or menu options.

Changes: Non-relevant menu items are now disabled; Bringing back the menubar now also works if there is no log window; The RPM should now be relocateable. Fixed: Trying to clear a non-existent log window caused a segfault.

X11 / Monitoring (GPL)    Homepage  Download  Changelog

yafc 0.5.8 (John D. Rowell) 20000816 08:03 GMT

Yafc is Yet Another Fftp Client, similar to ftp(1), an interactive interface to the FTP protocol, used to transfer files between networked computers. It is developed under Linux, but there should be no or little problem compiling it on any Un*x which is almost POSIX compliant and have an ANSI C compiler. Features directory cache, tab completion, colored ls, recursive get / put / ls / rm, nohup mode transfers, multiple connections open simultaneously, tagging (queueing), is very configurable, autologin, bookmarks and automagically enters nohup-mode when a SIGHUP received.

Changes: #ifdef'd setproctitle calls. Fixed: A segfault when listing unreadable directories.

Console / FTP (GPL)    Homepage  Download  AltDownload  Changelog

SAINT 2.1.3 (Gabor Z. Papp) 20000815 22:07 GMT

SAINT is the Security Administrator's Integrated Network Tool. In its simplest mode, it gathers as much information about remote hosts and networks as possible by examining such network services as finger, NFS, NIS, ftp and tftp, rexd, statd, and other services. The information gathered includes the presence of various network information services as well as potential security flawsusually in the form of incorrectly setup or configured network services, well-known bugs in system or network utilities, or poor or ignorant policy decisions. It can then either report on this data or use a simple rule-based system to investigate any potential security problems. Users can then examine, query, and analyze the output with an HTML browser, such as Mosaic, Netscape, or Lynx. While the program is primarily geared towards analyzing the security implications of the results, a great deal of general network information can be gained when using the toolnetwork topology, network services running, types of hardware and software being used on the network, etc.

Changes: Rearranged 'facts.pl' to infer all host types, services, etc. before inferring todos and facts. This way, host types discovered on the first iteration can be used to infer facts or todos on the next. Fixed: Added some missing plusses to rules/hosttype. Added: Check for Sun AnswerBook2 vulnerability (detected only at heavy-plus scanning level); Check for 'dbconnect.inc', found in PCCS MySQL Database Admin Tool; Check for gopherd vulnerability; Check for 'wais.pl'; Check for IRIX telnetd. Removed: Port 5405 from heavy scan to avoid crashing PC Duo.

Console / Security (OpenSource)    Homepage  Download

Linuxconf 1.20r2 (Gabor Z. Papp) 20000815 21:07 GMT

Linuxconf is a sophisticated administration system for the Linux operating system. In many ways, Linuxconf is different from other administration schemes found on Unix operating systems and most other systems. Linuxconf is two things: A configuration utility (a user interface to do configuration tasks) and an activator. Linuxconf is involved at different points in the operation of your Linux workstation. Mostly, it has features to warrant that what you have configured is effectively performing.

Changes: Bugfix release. Fixed: A bug while creating a new zone, in module "dnsconf".

Console / Administration (GPL)    Homepage  Download  AltDownload  Changelog

Balsa 0.9.2 Beta (Gabor Z. Papp) 20000815 21:06 GMT

Balsa is an e-mail reader, part of the GNOME desktop environment. It supports local mailboxes, POP3 and IMAP. Other features include Printing, Multi-threaded mail retrieval (optional), MIME support , and support for both SMTP and the use of a local MTA.

Changes: Documentation updates. Fixed: Now handles sending errors nicely; Some POP problems in 'libmutt/pop.c'; save_part(), to properly destroy dialogs on error; A memory leak in "find_body_font"; libbalsa_mailbox_get_message_stream(), to be a proper GTK+ signal instead of messing with the class ourselves; Handling of lines beginning with a dot; Check for 'proplist.h' as well as the library itself; Mailbox creation code, and be more verbose on errors; A multiple compose window alias expansion bug; A crash when checking after pressing the "Hide" button; Problem with adding/updating POP3 mailboxes. Added: Some guidelines to 'HACKING'; Warning about older versions of egcs causing problems with Balsa to 'INSTALL'; Application colormap, visual variables to 'src/balsa-app.[hc]'; A default sorting style, descending by date; Support for threaded updating of mailbox list; balsa_index_refresh(), for updating mailbox indexes when new messages are loaded; Calls to "gdk_threads_enter/leave", moved colormap stuff around to avoid a warning; Thread variables for mailbox updating thread; Allow external message viewers as defined in Gnome MIME; Check for 'libgnomeui/gnome-window-icon.h'. Removed: Setting of expander and line style; Two unused variables, to allow "-Werror" compilation.

X11 / Mail (GPL)    Homepage  Download  AltDownload

AC Kernel Patch (2.2.x) 2.2.17pre17 Beta (Gabor Z. Papp) 20000815 20:58 GMT

Alan Cox's patches to the Linux Kernel for the 2.2.x series.

Changes: Waiting for Changelog.

Console / System (GPL)    Download  AltDownload  Changelog

Terraform 0.7.3 (John D. Rowell) 20000815 16:56 GMT

Terraform is an open source interactive height field generation and manipulation program, giving you the ability to generate random terrain and transform it. Terraform runs under Linux and other UNIX systems under the X11 Windowing system. It uses the GTK+ widget set and thus has a (more or less) consistent graphical user interface which doesn't require use of the command line. Terraform allows you to generate random terrain using a number of algorithms and then selectively change the terrain using a variety of transformations. Where possible, the transformations provide a real-time preview, giving you instant feedback on the effect of any parameter changes.

Changes: Control-Z now triggers Undo; Made the qsort function global/static in HeightFieldCore. Fixed: A core dump when closing a Height Field; A broken POVRay scene file + rendering improvements; Selection bugs in 'HeightFieldOps.cc'; Various little fixes/cleanups 'HeightFieldDraw.cc'. Added: 'execprobe.cc' to probe for provray executable. Removed: hf_sort() from 'HeightFieldCore.cc' and 'TFOptionTable.h'.

X11 / Graphics (GPL)    Homepage  Download  AltDownload  Changelog

xpdf 0.91 (John D. Rowell) 20000815 16:45 GMT

Xpdf is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files (these are also sometimes also called "Acrobat" files, from the name of Adobe's PDF software). Xpdf runs under the X Window System on UNIX, VMS, and OS/2. The non-X components of the package (pdftops, pdftotext, etc) also run on Win32 systems and should run on pretty much any system with a decent C++ compiler.

Changes: Much-improved image filtering in xpdf (for downsampling and for transforms other than 0 / 90 / 180 / 270-degree rotations); Do a better job with anti-aliased Type 1 fonts on non-white backgrounds; Handle Lab color spaces; Handle non-null user passwords; Filter out quote marks (' and ") in URLs before running urlCommand to avoid a potential security hole; In the open and save dialogs, if the open/save button is pressed with no file name, the dialog is not canceled; In the man page, recommend "-q" instead of "-err" in '.mailcap'; Many changes for GNOME / Bonobo support. Fixed: TrueColor detection, to look at the complete list of available visuals, not just the default visual. Added: TrueType font rendering, using FreeType; Support for Chinese fonts (Type 0 fonts using the Adobe-GB1-2 character collection); Decryption code is now included with the main distribution (now that the US export regulations are a little bit less irrational); (very basic) support for generating PostScript with Japanese fonts (only tested with ghostscript so far); Support for generating EPS files ("pdftops -eps"); Implemented a basic full-screen (presentation) mode ("xpdf -fullscreen"). There is currently no way to switch between window and full-screen modes on the fly; New "reload" menu item; Avoid a security hole with tmpnam()/fopen() with the new openTempFile() in 'goo/gfile.cc'. Removed: The copyright character from the start-up banners. Note: More changes, follow the Changelog link for details.

X11 / Graphics (GPL)    Homepage  Download  AltDownload  Changelog

libgHTTP 1.0.7 (John D. Rowell) 20000815 16:05 GMT

The HTTP protocol is the protocol that is the underlying transport mechanism for the modern World Wide Web. The protocol is well documented and widely implemented. While the use of the protocol is generally associated with the web, its uses can be extended to many other areas where a stateless, transactional protocol may be appropriate. This library is fully compliant with HTTP 1.1 as defined in the draft 5 update of RFC-2068. The gHTTP library is designed to be simple and easy to use while still allowing you to get your feet wet at the protocol layer if you have to. It is also designed with graphical, non-threaded applications in mind. You should be able to use the library in your application and never block waiting to send or receive data to a remote server. The main thread of execution should always be available to refresh its display.

Changes: Added: Support for gnome-config with a 'ghttpConf.sh' script.

Development / Libraries (GPL)    Download  Changelog

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Wednesday
BIND 9.0.0rc3
Ktail 0.4.6
yafc 0.5.8
Tuesday
SAINT 2.1.3
Linuxconf 1.20r2
Balsa 0.9.2
AC Kernel Patch (2.2.x) 2.2.17pre17
Terraform 0.7.3
xpdf 0.91
libgHTTP 1.0.7
XTerm 141
GNU xhippo 2.6
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r0
Monday
Ksetiwatch 0.5.3
xlockmore 4.17
Knapster 0.13
Blackbox 0.61.0
nmap 2.54BETA3
pavuk 0.9pl26d
GNU LilyPond 1.3.78
GnuCash 1.4.4
CoreLinux++ 0.4.26
control-center 1.3.0
PIKT 1.11.0pre5
GtkHTML 0.6.1
OAF 0.5.1
GNOME VFS 0.3.1
yafc 0.5.7
opennap 0.36
Sudo 1.6.3p5
Sunday
VIM 6.0f
Doxygen 1.2.1
GNU Go 2.7.153
ReiserFS 3.6.12
Bonobo 0.18
man-pages 1.31
Bonobo 0.17
OAF 0.5.0
mod_ssl 2.6.6-1.3.12
libxml 2.2.2
Gtk-- 1.2.2
GNU Parted 1.3.0
fetchmail 5.5.0
Saturday
Sketch 0.6.8
GNU xhippo 2.5
Cooledit 3.16.2
SANE 1.0.3
GNOME VFS 0.3
Cooledit 3.16.0
GNU Parted 1.2.7
Common C++ 1.2.0
util-linux 2.10o
Friday
GtkHTML 0.6
Linuxconf 1.20r1
JFS for Linux 0.0.10
Bayonne 0.4.3a
LPRng 3.6.23
WN 2.3.10
ALSA 0.5.9a
hx 0.1.26
Bayonne 0.4.3
Thursday
ZEO 0.2.2
Zope 2.2.1b1
GNU Go 2.7.152
snarf 7.0
cproto 4.6d
GConf 0.8
vile 9.1q
Linux Kernel 2.4.0-test6
Tk 8.3.2
Tcl 8.3.2
nano 0.9.16
 

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