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Mentor Organization applications are now being accepted for Google Summer of Code 2016

Google Open Source Blog - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 02:00
GSOC Roboto Lockup (1).jpgOur 12th year of Google Summer of Code (GSoC) has officially begun! GSoC is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development. Students work with an open source organization on a three month programming project during their break from university.
Do you represent a free or open source software organization looking for new contributors? Do you love the challenge and reward of mentoring new developers in your community? Apply to be a mentor organization for GSoC! Starting today we will be accepting applications from open source projects who would like to serve as mentor organizations for enthusiastic student developers.
The deadline to apply is February 19 at 19:00 UTC. Organizations chosen for GSoC 2016 will be announced via the program site on February 29.
Please visit our new program site page for more information on how to apply, a detailed timeline of important deadlines and general program information. We also encourage you to check out the Mentor Manual or join the discussion group. Best of luck to all of our mentor organization applicants!
By Mary Radomile, Open Source Programs
Categories: Open Source

IBM WebSphere Application Server traditional V9 Developer Tools Beta

Date Created: Tue, 2016-02-09 17:54Date Updated: Fri, 2016-03-11 11:06Submitted by: Dario Flores

*Beta* An eclipse 4.x IDE for building and deploying Java EE, OSGi and Web 2.0 applications to WebSphere Application Server traditional Beta with Java EE 7. For more information about installing this version of the tools, see

Categories: Open Source

Mia-Studio development booster for Android native applications

Date Created: February 9, 2016 - 07:28Date Updated: February 9, 2016 - 10:14Submitted by: Fabien Giquel

The generation booster for Android SDK illustrates the Mia-Studio IDE possibilities for UI layer development assistance.
'UML/IFML to Android' generation rules propose to generate some parts of native Android application from one UML model ( associated to one IFML model (
Generated code is an operational android SDK application, but code needs to be completed by developers for :

  • getting advanced Ui look and feel
  • implementing some ui treatments, especially Business services layer invocation

Generation rules significantly reduce development, in generating some boilerplate code for

  • data cache management (SQLLite database and associated DAO)
  • activities/fragment definitions (xml and java files)
  • uis actions definitions (java classes)
  • navigation flows
  • list(master)/detail flow implementation with two small/wide screen strategies

Generated code organization is compatible with following Android IDE :

  • Android Project Structure from IDE Eclipse Luna with Android Development Tools plugins
  • Android Structure from IDE Intellij Android Studio

Generation rules can be extended/customized to fit your Android code patterns, with Mia-Studio IDE.

Mia-Studio License requirements

Used together with Mia-Studio 9.2 generation engine, the generation rules allow to :

  • generate data cache layer from UML models with Mia-Studio Community licence (no Mia-Studio commercial licence required)
  • generate ui layer from IFML models with Mia-Studio Enterprise commercial licence.

Visit us at

Categories: Open Source

Announcing the Google Code-in 2015 winners

Google Open Source Blog - Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:58
Congratulations are in order to all of the participants of Google Code-in (GCI) 2015. This was the largest GCI yet with 980 students from 65 countries completing an impressive 4,776 tasks.

The Winners and Finalists chosen by the 14 open source organizations are listed below. They completed a total of 1,536 tasks and are from 24 countries and six continents!

First is a list of our Grand Prize winners. Each of these 28 students will be treated to a trip to California to visit the Google campus for four days this summer to meet with Google engineers and enjoy some fun in San Francisco.

GRAND PRIZE WINNERSNameOrganizationCountryAhmed SabieSystersCanadaAndrew HaberlandtWikimediaUnited StatesAnesu MafuvadzeSCoReUnited StatesAun-Ali ZaidiRTEMSUnited StatesBrayan Alfaro Gonz√°lezSCoReCosta RicaBŇôetislav H√°jekOpenMRSCzech RepublicBror HultbergApertiumGermanyCaroline GschwendMetaBrainzUnited StatesDaniyaal RasheedUbuntuUnited StatesEthan OrdentlichRTEMSUnited StatesEzequiel Pereira LopezSugar LabsUruguayHannah PanHaikuUnited StatesImran TatrievKDEKazakhstanIoannis KydonisWikimediaGreeceJason Wong FOSSASIAUnited StatesKinshuk KashyapCopyleft Games GroupIndiaMatthew AllenUbuntuAustraliaOhm PatelMetaBrainzUnited StatesPiotr AntoszSugar LabsPolandRussell GreeneKDEUnited StatesS. Sai VineetApertiumIndiaSara DuSystersUnited StatesStarbuck JohnsonCopyleft Games GroupUnited StatesSudhanshu GautamDrupalIndiaSuryansh SinghDrupalIndiaVictor TolpeginHaikuUnited StatesYamand√ļ Berm√ļdezOpenMRSUruguayYathannsh KulshreshthaFOSSASIAIndia

And below are the 42 Finalists. These students will each receive a digital certificate of completion, a sweet Google Code-in t-shirt and hooded sweatshirt.

FINALISTSNameOrganizationCountryAashir ShuklaSCoREIndiaAdri√°n Arroyo CalleHaikuSpainAkshaykumar KaloseDrupalUnited StatesAlex ChenOpenMRSChinaAndrey CygankovKDERussian FederationAnshuman AgarwalFOSSASIAIndiaArtur PuzioKDEPolandAustin JenchiCopyleft Games GroupUnited StatesCristian Garc√≠aSugar LabsUruguayDaksh ShahSugar LabsIndiaDivya Prakash MittalMetaBrainzIndiaEthan ChiApertiumUnited StatesEvan McIntireUbuntuUnited StatesGeoffrey MonWikimediaUnited StatesGirish RawatUbuntuIndiaHenry DangSystersUnited StatesIsaac HuttWikimediaUnited KingdomIshan JoshiSystersAustraliaJaeeun (Jasmine) ParkSugar LabsPhilippinesJustin DuWikimediaUnited StatesLee Yang PengApertiumSingaporeLiam GreenleeRTEMSUnited StatesLucas JonesSCoREUnited KingdomMalena Vasquez CurrieUbuntuArgentinaMarkus HimmelHaikuGermanyMatthew MartingApertiumUnited StatesMuhammad Yasoob Ullah KhalidFOSSASIAPakistanNji CollinsOpenMRSCameroonNurul Ariessa NorramliMetaBrainzMalaysiaPetr MartynovDrupalRussian FederationPhilip LindnerSCoREGermanyPhillip LlewellynDrupalJamaicaPhoebe FletcherSystersUnited KingdomRalph HolmesRTEMSUnited KingdomRishav Kundu Copyleft Games GroupIndiaStanford LinKDECanadaStanisŇāaw SzczeŇõniakMetaBrainzPolandStephanie FuHaikuUnited StatesSyed AhmedOpenMRSCanadaTan GemiciogluRTEMSTurkeyV√°clav ҆raierCopyleft Games GroupCzech RepublicYago Gonz√°lezFOSSASIASpain

Thank you to all of the students, mentors and organization administrators who made Google Code-in 2015 our biggest and best yet. The organizations were impressed with the quality of work and enthusiasm from the students. We hope the students had fun learning more about open source and will continue to contribute to these communities.

Stay tuned for more blog posts with statistics from GCI 2015, including a breakdown of the top participating schools, countries of students and mentors, as well as wrap-ups from some students and organizations.
By Stephanie Taylor, Open Source Programs
Categories: Open Source

Improve Python Performance with Cython

DevX: Open Source Articles - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 19:09
Explore this example of how Cython will take your Python-like code and produce a high-performance extension you can use from your Python code.
Categories: Open Source

Extras for Eclipse

Date Created: Fri, 2016-02-05 05:56Date Updated: Wed, 2016-02-24 02:57Submitted by: R√ľdiger Herrmann

Extras for Eclipse is a collection of small extensions for the Eclipse IDE. They include a launch dialog, a JUnit status bar, a launch configuration housekeeper, and little helpers to accomplish recurring tasks with keyboard shortcuts.

The features at a glance:

  • A dialog to quickly launch or edit launch configurations, think of Open Resource for launch configurations
  • A JUnit progress meter in the main status bar
  • A key binding to open the JUnit View
  • A key binding for the Open With‚Ķ menu to choose the editor for the selected file
  • And yet another key binding that deletes the currently edited file
  • An option to remove generated launch configurations when they are no longer needed

All features can be installed separately. Note that a JRE 8 or newer is required to run this software.

Please see the project description page or the announcement post for more information. To file a bug or propose an enhancement, please use the issue tracker.

Categories: Open Source

Subclipse 1.10.11 Released News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 22:48

Subclipse 1.10.11 release is now available.

A complete changelog is available at

Categories: Open Source

February 2016, ‚ÄúStaff Pick‚ÄĚ Project of the Month ‚Äď ProjectLibre Front page news - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 22:01

Project Libre LogoFor our January ‚ÄúStaff Pick‚ÄĚ Project of the Month, we selected ProjectLibre, an open source replacement of Microsoft Project. Marc O’Brien, ProjectLibre‚Äôs co-founder, shared his thoughts about the project‚Äôs history, purpose, and direction.

SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the ProjectLibre project please.
ProjectLibre¬†Team: ProjectLibre’s mission is to be the open source replacement of Microsoft Project. Our users can open existing Microsoft Project files in ProjectLibre and you don’t lose any data and it is available on Linux, Mac or Windows.

SF: What made you start this?
ProjectLibre¬†Team: I started the company with our CTO ( Laurent Chreteinneau). We have worked together for many years and had a previous company that we built and was acquired. We were pleased being acquired but it cut short our mission of offering the world an open source alternative to the proprietary offerings like Microsoft Project. The base cost of the product is ~$1,000 but in actuality far exceeds this number. The software stack required to implement for a team requires licenses and CAL’s for Project, ProjectServer, SharePoint, SqlServer, BI and Project Web App. It is costly and complex. Our mission is to provide a free desktop version that can replace their desktop version and a cloud version that is similar to what Google Docs has relating to Word. We are getting ready to launch a cloud version that is simply a login with your browser with collaborative features similar to the Google Apps. Btw, project management is a fascinating discipline with universities now offering Ph.D’s!

SF: Has the original vision been achieved?
ProjectLibre¬†Team: Our vision has been partially achieved. The desktop release of ProjectLibre has been a major success. We have a lot of work to do but ProjectLibre has been downloaded from Sourceforge over 2,000,000 times in over 200 countries. The team is really pleased to see that impact globally. We have organizations like the Clinton Foundation and other NGO’s using ProjectLibre in Africa on projects. There are governments like the Kingdom of Cambodia using ProjectLibre for building out the school system around their country. That brings significant pride to the team as our vision and mission is making a difference! ProjectLibre has been translated into many languages so we are also reaching international users in their native languages. Our cloud version to remove the complexity and cost of the proprietary stack is still a work in progress.

SF: Who can benefit the most from your project?
ProjectLibre Team: Project Management is a horizontal application so it is utilized in a wide variety of industries and governments. ProjectLibre is also being used extensively in many Fortune 500 companies but also globally in many small businesses. We regularly get emails from organizations thanking us for providing open source project management software. The costs for proprietary software in project management is an enormous impact. We give them the opportunity to deploy those costs on core business initiatives.

SF: What core need does ProjectLibre fulfill?
ProjectLibre Team: Managing projects from small initiatives so large complex projects. There are project timelines, Gantt charts, cost management, resource usage and many other items required to effectively deliver a project. ProjectLibre has the full capabilities to deliver comprehensive management of the project to deliver on-time and on-budget.

SF: What’s the best way to get the most out of using ProjectLibre?
ProjectLibre Team: ProjectLibre is similar to Microsoft Project so the learning curve for many people is low. Those that have existing Project files can simply open them in ProjectLibre and keep going. If there are additional training needs there is online documentation and videos on our community website. We also are coming out with a new website this month and want to thank the and the Drupal community for the assistance! We will continue to have regional community groups on the new website so users can join and participate. Our community is quite active in the groups and discussion forums. We also really enjoy interacting with the community and hearing the user stories.

SF: What has your project team done to help build and nurture your community?
ProjectLibre Team: We designed our current and future website in Drupal with a community orientation. There is a global community group with over 50,000 members but also regional groups our users can join. We have a new website and one of our 2016 resolutions is to really continue engaging the community with blogs, emails, discussions etc!

SF: Have you all found that more frequent releases helps build up your community of users?
ProjectLibre Team: That is a great question. We have been completely re-writing ProjectLibre to a modular architecture. That has unfortunately caused less updates to the old code base than we would like. It is a balancing act as it causes a delay in our overall re-write which everyone is looking forward to getting done. We get lots of requests for integrations and other items. It will be nice later in the year to have frequent releases.

SF: What was the first big thing that happened for your project?
ProjectLibre Team: I can think of a couple of items early on that helped ProjectLibre. The SourceForge team has been really supportive from the start. We have been in the open source space for awhile and that helped promote our initial release. We also received early assistance from Red Hat who hosted our website and community on OpenShift. The FFWagency and Drupal ecosystem also reached out to get our community website up and running. This allowed us to focus on the product.

SF: What helped make that happen?
ProjectLibre Team: The open source community including SourceForge and RedHat are so giving and helpful. It is one of the things that draws me into the other open source communities such as Drupal for instance.

SF: What is the next big thing for ProjectLibre?
ProjectLibre Team: It is interesting I sent the community a message when we hit our 100,000 download milestone. That was big as we knew it would be popular. We then have followed up when we hit 1,000,000 and now 2,000,000. Our next milestone will be the upcoming beta release of our cloud version!

SF: How has SourceForge and its tools helped your project reach that success?
ProjectLibre Team: SourceForge has been wonderful to the ProjectLibre team. Roberto, Rich and the other team members have been encouraging and helpful from the start. It has been a long haul! The ProjectLibre downloads are on Linux, Mac or Windows, the detection of OS has been accurate and assists our community. We also enjoy the download map and statistics both by operating system and countries. As a global traveler, it is wonderful to see the download map on SourceForge as we hit virtually the entire world with downloads.

SF: What is the next big thing for ProjectLibre?
ProjectLibre Team: We are rewriting ProjectLibre with a modular architecture. This should provide a much easier codebase to get community contributions. We are also releasing the cloud based solution that we hope generates our first revenue so we can work full time and accelerate the development. The cloud version is similar to Google Apps as teams can see real time changes while working together.

SF: How long do you think that will take?
ProjectLibre Team: It has been frustrating as we had expected corporate sponsorship from our Fortune 500 user friends. It did not happen so we are well behind schedule and from a project management company is frankly quite upsetting. We are looking to release the cloud version in the first half of the year. If we can then go full time it will compress the other work significantly.

SF: Do you have the resources you need to make that happen?
ProjectLibre Team: It has been a struggle as mentioned. I have so much respect for all the other open source projects that people volunteer and contribute. It is a significant professional and personal sacrifice and when you see the amazing efforts. My co-founder Laurent Chretienneau is amazing with his talent and energy. Having Laurent on the team means we are well set to make it happen :-)

SF: If you had it to do over again, what would you do differently for ProjectLibre?
ProjectLibre Team: We would have looked at the cloud version initially or pursued corporate sponsorship more aggressively to allow us to focus on ProjectLibre entirely.

SF: Is there anything else we should know?
ProjectLibre Team: The team has been fortunate to have worked together for many years. We have a passion for both project management and making a difference in the world. Our way to help is providing free and open source project management software. We have built and sold previous companies. Our commitment internally is to make this a long term effort so we can fulfill our mission. There will be speedbumps for ProjectLibre and our community. Our commitment long term is to continue delivering!

[ Download ProjectLibre ]

Categories: Open Source

PL/Java 1.5.0-BETA1 announced; security note.

PostgreSQL News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:00

PL/Java brings functions, triggers, and types in Java. 1.5.0, now in beta, supports latest PostgreSQL and Java versions with a range of improvements and fixes.

Project site:
Release notes:

Security note:

1.5.0 brings a policy change to a more secure-by-default posture, where the ability to create functions in `LANGUAGE java' is no longer automatically granted to 'public', but can be selectively granted to roles that will have that responsibility. The change reduces exposure to a known issue present in 1.5.0 and earlier versions, that will be closed in a future release; details are in the release notes.

The new policy will be applied in a new installation; permissions will not be changed in an upgrade, but any site can move to this policy, even before updating to 1.5.0, with REVOKE USAGE ON LANGUAGE java FROM public; followed by explicit GRANT commands for the users/roles expected to create Java functions. Many sites guided by the principle of least privilege may have chosen such a policy already.

MS Windows note:

1.5.0 development snapshots have been repeatedly tested on Windows building with Visual Studio (including the Express and Community editions), and the build documentation covers this combination. Beta testers should find it straightforward.

Resources have not been available to test MinGW-based builds. Beta testers using this combination are encouraged to report build issues they may encounter. (Patches, where possible, would be appreciated also. A likely place to look in case of issues would be the comments above PLJAVADLLEXPORT in Backend.c.)

Many thanks to all the individuals and organizations listed in the release notes under Credits.

Categories: Database, Open Source

Eclipse Community Awards | Vote for a Deserving Project or Individual

Eclipse News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 22:32
The Eclipse Community Awards voting deadline is Monday, February 8. Vote now!
Categories: Open Source

Coming to America: how Google Summer of Code helped change my life

Google Open Source Blog - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 22:00
Today we feature a story about Weilin, a Google Summer of Code student turned PhD candidate. The 12th instance of Google Summer of Code is just around the corner! Visit our new program website at for more information about how you can get involved.
My name is Weilin Xu and I’d like to tell a personal story about my involvement with Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and just how the experience helped change my life.
I first learned of GSoC in 2011 when I was a CS undergraduate in Beijing. The program sounded great, and my first challenge was deciding which of the hundreds of participating open source organizations to apply to. I finally decided on the Nmap Security Scanner, a tool known for network discovery and security auditing. Nmap is even a movie star, but I chose it because of my fascination with networking and the new IPv6 protocol.
My biggest fear was that I might be unqualified to work on such a major project with millions of users. I didn’t have much experience in the open source community, and my English was really bad.
Meeting my GSoC mentor David Fifield (right) in San Francisco, May 2015
I applied anyway and I’m so glad that I did! The Nmap crew accepted my application and I was assigned a talented, friendly and patient mentor named David Fifield. David taught me how to use Git directly rather than just throwing me a tutorial to complete on my own. He believed that he could teach me in minutes online what could take me an hour to learn from an English article on my own. David also helped improve my English during our weekly online meetings and always encouraged me by pointing out how I’d improved. Working on Nmap with David that summer was terrific and gave me the confidence to succeed!
My project was improving Nmap’s IPv6 scanning features--particularly the host discovery system. The current IPv4 Internet’s address space is small enough to scan by brute force, but that is not possible with IPv6. So we researched and implemented other effective discovery methods, such as our targets-ipv6-multicast-slaac and targets-ipv6-multicast-echo scripts which discover link-local hosts within seconds using the IPv6 NDP protocol. Many of these techniques were already known to the networking/security community, but they were new to Nmap and that brought them into wider use. It was great to see the community appreciating these new features, and perhaps we even helped in spreading IPv6 adoption!
The Nmap GSoC experience was an important milestone in my life. It taught me critical development and research skills and it even helped me find a great job. Tsinghua University’s NISL lab offered me a full-time position which typically requires a master’s degree, but they made an exception because of my real-world GSoC experience!
Before GSoC 2011, continuing my graduate studies in the United States was never more than a dream. Study abroad is usually for wealthy Chinese families, not poor ones from rural areas. But David (a graduate student himself) encouraged me to apply and wrote a recommendation letter. I used the GSoC stipend to pay my graduate school application fees as well as testing fees for the GRE and TOEFL. After months of anticipation, I received great news‚ÄĒ a full scholarship from the University of Virginia to research and study adversarial machine learning! My parents were very proud, and I moved to the U.S. for this exciting adventure.
I recently had the honor of meeting my mentor David in person, along with Nmap‚Äôs founder Fyodor at the ‚ÄúNmap Secret Lair‚ÄĚ in San Francisco. Fyodor took my picture with David that I‚Äôve included in this post.
I would like to thank Google very much for organizing this fantastic GSoC program and my mentor David Fifield for being so supportive and patient and helpful. I’d also like to thank Fyodor for all of his help as well. Finally I’d like to thank my twin brother Guanglin Xu for introducing me to GSoC in the first place.
By Weilin Xu, PhD Candidate, University of Virginia
Categories: Open Source

Eclipse Vagrant Tooling

Date Created: February 2, 2016 - 16:55Date Updated: February 4, 2016 - 12:59Submitted by: Roland Grunberg

The Eclipse Vagrant Tooling plugin allows users a simple way to manage Vagrant Boxes, and Virtual Machines as one might do with the 'vagrant' commandline tool.

Categories: Open Source

Eclipse Docker Tooling

Date Created: February 2, 2016 - 16:42Date Updated: February 3, 2016 - 09:30Submitted by: Roland Grunberg

The Eclipse Docker Tooling plugin provides the ability to manage Docker images and containers from within the Eclipse IDE.

Categories: Open Source

Eclipse Foundation Announces Ericsson as a Strategic Member

Eclipse News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 17:38
We're pleased to announce that Ericsson has become a strategic member of the Eclipse Foundation.
Categories: Open Source

Cloud and Hybrid Application Lifecycle Management with OneOps

DevX: Open Source Articles - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 19:41
Learn how using OneOps as your platform can accelerate DevOps through continuous ALM of cloud workload.
Categories: Open Source

Released: NetBeans IDE 8.1

NetBeans Highlights - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 15:00
The NetBeans team is happy and proud to announce the release of NetBeans IDE 8.1. As always, it is free and open source. For the first time, Node.js tools, including a debugger, have been integrated.
Categories: Java, Open Source

Asciidoc Tools

Date Created: January 26, 2016 - 04:37Date Updated: February 1, 2016 - 08:39Submitted by: Maxence Vanb√©sien

Asciidoc Tools is a lightweight Asciidoc integration into the Eclipse IDE.

It currently requires Maven usage and proposes
- Scaffolding to have ready to build environment (pom.xml configuration & right folder structure
- Eclipse Project builder based on the Maven configuration
- Dual Screen Editor for live HTML rendering of the Asciidoc document.

Categories: Open Source

Google Code-in 2015: our biggest year yet!

Google Open Source Blog - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:45

GCI 2015 logo.jpg

The 6th year of Google Code-in (GCI) came to a close today after an exciting seven week run. Currently, mentors from each of the 14 organizations are busy reviewing final work submitted by students. Each organization will pick two Grand Prize winners to receive a trip to Google’s California headquarters this June where they will meet Google engineers, see exciting product demos and enjoy a fun-filled day of adventure in San Francisco.

We would like to congratulate all of the new and returning students who participated in GCI this year. We are thrilled to have our biggest year yet: over the last seven weeks, 979* students from 65 countries completed 4755* tasks in the contest.

And finally, a HUGE thanks goes out to the heart of our program: the GCI mentors and organization administrators. These volunteers spend countless hours creating and reviewing hundreds of tasks and teaching teens about all facets of open source development (community standards, new and exciting technologies, code reviews, version control systems, IRC and everything in between). We could not run this program without you!
* These numbers will increase over the next couple of days as mentors review the final work submitted by students.

Mary Radomile, Open Source Programs
Categories: Open Source

EclipseCon 2016 - Register by February 1

Eclipse News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 17:08
Register for EclipseCon 2016 by Feb. 1 to save $250.
Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, January 25, 2016 Front page news - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of


ReactOS is an Open Source effort to develop a quality operating system that is compatible with applications and drivers written for the Microsoft Windows NT family of operating systems.
[ Download ReactOS ]


NAS4Free is an embedded Open Source Storage distribution that supports sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. NAS4Free can be installed on Compact Flash/USB/SSD media, hard disk, or booted of from a Live CD with a USB stick.
[ Download NAS4Free ]


Fldigi is a modem program for most of the digital modes used by radio amateurs today: CW, PSK, MFSK, RTTY, Hell, DominoEX, Olivia, and Throb are all supported. It can help calibrate a sound card to a time signal and do frequency measurement tests.
[ Download fldigi ]

Linux Diagnostic Tools

The project’s goal is to create better tools for diagnosing Linux systems. The diagnostics include first failure data capture, error log analysis, preventative testing, and system inventory gathering.
[ Download Linux Diagnostic Tools ]

winPenPack: Portable Software Collection

winPenPack is a project that aims at collecting the most frequently used and most popular Open Source applications made portable, so that they can be executed, without installation, from any USB Flash Drive or Hard Disk. The winPenPack suites offer a wide range of portable applications, such as office tools, internet tools, multimedia tools, development tools, security applications, and other frequently used utilities.
[ Download winPenPack: Portable Software Collection ]

Gutenprint – Top Quality Printer Drivers

A very high quality package of printer drivers for Ghostscript and CUPS on Linux, Macintosh OS X, and other POSIX-compliant operating systems. This project also maintains an enhanced Print plug-in for GIMP 2.x from the same code base.
[ Download Gutenprint – Top Quality Printer Drivers ]

Parrot Security OS

Parrot Security OS is a Cloud friendly operating system designed for pentesting, computer forensics, reverse-engineering, hacking, Cloud pentesting, privacy/anonymity, and cryptography. It is based on Debian and developed by the Frozenbox network.
[ Download Parrot Security OS ]

PCGen :: An RPG Character Generator

PCGen is a free Open Source RPG character generator for d20 systems. All datafiles are ASCII so they can be modified by users for their own campaigns.
[ Download PCGen :: An RPG Character Generator ]

Outlook CalDav Synchronizer

Outlook CalDav Synchronizer is an Outlook Plugin which synchronizes events, tasks, and contacts between Outlook and Google, SOGo, Horde, or any other CalDAV or CardDAV server. Supported Outlook versions are 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007. This project was initially developed as a master thesis project at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Software Engineering Degree program.
[ Download Outlook CalDav Synchronizer ]

Categories: Open Source