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April 2009


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Updates from last month's column:

DFSee, which has been presented by Tony Butka at previous SCOUG general meetings, is now at version 9.15 as of 03/21/2009. It is a FDISK, display, analysis, and recovery tool for disks and file systems. It includes the ability to resize FAT and FAT32 partitions, and has some JFS and LVM support. Go to http://www.dfsee.com/.

NOTES:

  1. You can also use search key dfsee9 on Hobbes.
  2. DFSee is shareware. Registration is at Mensys (http://www.mensys.net/dfsee/).
  3. It is available as a zip file (at Hobbes and www.dfsee.com), or a WarpIN archive (www.dfsee.com only).

DCRaw version 8.92 has been released as of 03/05/2009, along with version 0.49 of the "vcd" experimental version. This is a digital camera RAW file conversion utility. Use search key dcraw on Hobbes.

MagicDraw UML version 16.5 beta 1 has been released as of 03/02/2009. This is a Java-based UML modelling tool. Go to http://www.magicdraw.com/.

WPIView version 1.1 alpha 5 has been released as of 03/17/2009. This is a utility to view, install, and extract WarpIN packages. Go to http://members.aon.at/herwig.bauernfeind/wpiview/.

JGraphpad version 6.0.7.1 has been released as of 03/26/2009. This is a Java-based powerful, free diagram editor that allows you to create flow charts, maps, UML diagrams, and more. Go to http://www.jgraph.com/jgraphpad.html.

FlashBlock version 1.5.9 (for Firefox 1.5.x and later) and version 1.3.12 (for SeaMonkey and other Mozilla browsers) have been released as of 03/25/2009. This is a Mozilla / Firefox extension that replaces Flash animations with a "click to play" placeholder. Go to http://flashblock.mozdev.org/.

Privoxy (formerly known as JunkBuster) is now at version 3.0.12 as of 03/25/2009. This is a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for protecting privacy, filtering web page content, managing cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups, and other obnoxious Internet junk. Go to http://www.privoxy.org/.

PHPMyAdmin version 3.1.3.1 has been released as of 03/24/2009. This is a set of PHP scripts to administer MySQL over the Web. Go to http://phpmyadmin.sourceforge.net/.

From this month's "Paul Smedley has been busy" file:


This month's new listings - Drivers:

More from this month's "Paul Smedley has been busy" file:

  • UniAud version 1.9.12 has been released as of 03/23/2009. In this release, the driver code has been updated to ALSA 1.0.19, except for the HDA code, which is at 1.0.18a while some crashes are being investigated. This build features better support for HDA than earlier versions of UniAud, and will eventually become UniAud version 2.0. Go to http://svn.netlabs.org/uniaud/wiki/WikiStart.


This month's new listings - Applications:

BMI Doctor/2 version 1.15 has been released as of 03/05/2009. This is a program to calculate body mass index and basal metabolism. Use search key bmidr2 on Hobbes.

JAlbum version 8.2.6 has been released as of 03/15/2009. This is a web photo album generator that requires Java 1.5. Go to http://jalbum.net/.

NOTE:

  1. Since there is no native Java 1.5 version for OS/2, Steve Wendt provided the following link on how to get Java 1.5 to run on eCS: http://home.arcor.de/michael.holzapfel/eCS/java/Using%20Java%20on%20eCS.html.

SDLMAME version 0.130 has been released as of 03/15/2009. This is a SDL version of the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. Use search key sdlmame on Hobbes.

Libkva version 1.1.0 has been released as of 03/15/2009. This is a library for displaying video streams, which supports SNAP video overlays, WarpOverlay!, and DIVE. It has been used in KMP and recent ports of MPlayer. Use search key libkva on Hobbes.

DVD/CD Toys version 0.04.01 has been released as of 03/23/2009. This is a set of utilities to burn CD and DVD disks, and ISO images. Go to http://en.ecomstation.ru/projects/dvdtoys/.

Sonix USB PC Camera version 1.0 has been released. This program allows you to view images and take snapshots with the Sonix USB PC camera. Go to http://home.hccnet.nl/w.m.brul/sonixcam/.

SearchPlus version 1.6 has been released as of 03/09/2009. This tool does simultaneous multiple file searches, including in zip archives. Search criteria can include contents, file size, file date, attributes, and actions can include edit, open, delete, copy, move, execute. Use search key SearchPlus on Hobbes.

DejaVu fonts version 2.29 has been released as of 03/08/2009. This is a font family based on the Bitstream Vera Fonts, which provides support for a wide range of Unicode characters. Go to http://dejavu.sourceforge.net/.

jRipper version 1.0 has been released as of 03/08/2009. This is a CD ripper and audio converter that supports WAV, Flac, MP3, OGG, and AAC formats. It requires Java 1.4. Go to http://www.rbri.org/jripper/jripper.html.

Art of Illusion version 2.7.1 has been released as of 03/08/2009. This is a full-featured 3D modelling, rendering, and animation studio that requires Java 1.5. Go to http://aoi.sourceforge.net/.

NOTE:

  1. Since there is no native Java 1.5 version for OS/2, Steve Wendt provided the following link on how to get Java 1.5 to run on eCS: http://home.arcor.de/michael.holzapfel/eCS/java/Using%20Java%20on%20eCS.html.

ACDataSeeker version 0.5.1 beta has been released as of 03/22/2009. This is a multi-threaded PM text and file finder, intended as a replacement for PMSEEK.EXE. Use search key acdata on Hobbes.

Lua version 5.1.4 has been released as of 03/19/2009. This is a powerful, fast, lightweight, and embeddable scripting language used in various scientific and commercial applications (and even some games). Go to http://www.os2site.com/sw/dev/lua/.

Agena version 0.13.2 has been released as of 03/24/2009. This is an interpreted language suited for sophisticated procedural programming, with syntax like simplified ALGOL 68, with elements taken from Lua (see previous item) and SQL. Go to http://www.os2site.com/sw.dev/agena/.

Btrieve Commander has been updated as of 03/19/2009. This is a Btrieve file viewer / editor. Go to http://silk.apana.org.au/btc/.

A number of XCenter widgets are available as of 03/19/2009. Included are a batter widget for notebooks and UPSs, a temperature widget, a USB monitor, a firewall widget, a POP3 mail checker widget, and a weather widget. Go to http://en.ecomstation.ru/projects/neowps/?action=widgets.

wxWidgets (formerly known as wxWindows) is now at version 2.8.10 as of 03/17/2009. This is a sophisticated cross-platfor C++ framework for writing advanced GUI applications using (where possible) the native controls. Go to http://www.wxwidgets.org/.

WDSibyl has been updated as of 03/17/2009. This is an open-source continuation of the commercial product Sibyl, which is a Pascal/Delphi compiler. Go to http://www.wdsibyl.org/.

EMT4PM version 4.38 has been released as of 02/08/2009. It is a PM utility to build disk images, and write images to disk. Go to http://dvalot.free.fr/emtcopy.htm.

Addcr/Delcr has been released as of 03/27/2009. This is a more versatile version of the unix2dos / dos2unix newline conversion utility, which accepts filenames with wildcards, recurses into subdirectories, and can either convert files in-place or convert & copy them to a target directory. Use search key addcr on Hobbes.

ArgoUML version 0.28 has been released as of 03/24/2009. This is a modelling tool written in Java to help you do your design using UML. Go to http://argouml.tigris.org/.

SmartCVS version 7.0.6 has been released as of 03/23/2009. This is a Java CVS GUI client, with features like built-in File Compare/Merge, transaction display or List Repository Files, etc. It requires Java 1.4.1 or higher. Go to http://www.syntevo.com/smartcvs/.

Borg version 1.7.1 has been released as of 03/14/2009. This is a Java calendar app, with RDBMS support, a simple address book, and task categories. Go to http://borg-calendar.sourceforge.net/.

GenealogyJ version 2.4.5 has been released as of 03/23/2009. This is a program for handling all of your genealogical information in a graphical way. This requires Java 1.5. Go to http://genj.sourceforge.net/.

NOTE:

  1. Since there is no native Java 1.5 version for OS/2, Steve Wendt provided the following link on how to get Java 1.5 to run on eCS: http://home.arcor.de/michael.holzapfel/eCS/java/Using%20Java%20on%20eCS.html.

Even still more from this month's "Paul Smedley has been busy" file:

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