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Project of the Week, February 23, 2015

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:

Pentaho
Pentaho tightly couples data integration with business analytics in a modern platform that brings together IT and business users to easily access, visualize, and explore data that impacts business results. Use it as a full suite or as individual components that are accessible on-premise, in the cloud, or on-the-go (mobile). Pentaho Kettle enables IT and developers to access and integrate data from any source, and deliver it to your business applications within an intuitive and easy to use graphical tool.
[ Download Pentaho ]


NamelessROM

NamelessRom is opportunity; an opportunity to have a voice to the development team of the after-market firmware that you run on your device. The main goal of NamelessRom is to provide quality development for android devices, phones, and tablets alike. NamelessRom developers are available nearly 24/7 and respond to bug reports and feature requests almost instantly. This availability will allow you, the end-user, to have direct input into exactly what features and functions are included on the firmware that YOU run.
[ Download NamelessROM ]


Octave Forge

Octave-Forge is a central location for the collaborative development of packages for GNU Octave. The Octave-Forge packages expand Octave’s core functionality by providing field specific features via Octave’s package system. For example, image and signal processing, fuzzy logic, instrument control, and statistics packages are examples of individual Octave-Forge packages. GNU Octave is a high-level interpreted language, primarily intended for numerical computations. It provides capabilities for the numerical solution of linear and nonlinear problems, and for performing other numerical experiments. It also provides extensive graphics capabilities for data visualization and manipulation. Octave is normally used through its interactive command line interface but it can also be used to write non-interactive programs. The Octave language is quite similar to Matlab so that most programs are easily portable.
[ Download Octave Forge ]


Netrunner OS

Welcome to the official Netrunner OS page on Sourceforge. Here you will find the latest releases for download as ISO images.
[ Download Netrunner OS ]


simutrans

Simutrans is a cross-platform simulation game where players try to successfully manage transportation systems between places by land, air, and water for passengers, mail, and goods. Planes, ships, trains, trams, trucks, buses, or monorails are at your disposal but factories operate based on contracts and passengers can only travel to their set destinations.
[ Download simutrans ]


XBian

XBian is a free, Open Source media center distribution for mini computers (currently Raspberry Pi, Solidrun’s CuBox-i/Hummingboard supported). Our slogan is “bleeding edge” as our main focus is delivering the fastest media center solution. We believe that everyone can help make XBian better. Please visit our website for support and if you have suggestions, wishes or contributions, please share them with us!
[ Download XBian ]


PeaZip

PeaZip is a free Zip files utility, providing an unified, natively portable, cross-platform file and archive manager GUI for many Open Source technologies like 7-Zip, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX. Create: 7Z, ARC, BZip/GZip, PEA, TAR, WIM, XZ, ZPAQ, ZIP files and more Extract 150+ file types: ACE, CAB, DEB, ISO, RAR, ZIPX and more Features of PeaZip includes extract, create and convert multiple archives at once, create self-extracting archives, split/join files, strong encryption with two factor authentication, encrypted password manager, secure deletion, find duplicate files, calculate hashes, export job definition as script.
[ Download PeaZip ]


NAS4Free

NAS4Free is an embedded Open Source Storage distribution and supports sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. It includes ZFS, Software RAID (0,1,5), disk encryption, S.M.A.R.T / email reports etc. with following protocols: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, TFTP, AFP, RSYNC, Unison, iSCSI, UPnP, Bittorent (initiator and target), Bridge, CARP (Common Address Redundancy Protocol) and HAST (Highly Available Storage). All this can easy be setup by it’s highly configurable WEB interface. NAS4Free can be installed on Compact Flash/USB/SSD media, Hard disk or booted of from a LiveCD with a usb stick.
[ Download NAS4Free ]


TeXstudio – A LaTeX Editor

TeXstudio is a fully featured LaTeX editor. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX documents as easy and comfortable as possible. Some of the outstanding features of TeXstudio are an integrated pdf viewer with (almost) word-level synchronization, live inline preview, advanced syntax-highlighting, live checking of references, citations, latex commands, spelling, and grammar.
[ Download TeXstudio - A LaTeX Editor ]

Categories: Open Source

“Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – April 2015

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 07:08

The vote for April 2015 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until March 15, 2014 12:00 UTC.

 

Bodhi Linux
Bodhi is a minimalistic, enlightened Linux desktop.
[ Download Bodhi Linux ]

 

DC++
This is a project aimed at producing a file-sharing and chatting client using the ADC protocol. It also supports connecting to the Direct Connect network.
[ Download DC++ ]

 

Task Coach
Task Coach – Your friendly task manager. Task Coach is a free open source to-do manager. It grew out of frustration about other programs not handling composite tasks well. In addition to flexible composite tasks, Task Coach has grown to include prerequisites, prioritizing, effort tracking, category tags, budgets, notes, and many other features. However, users are not forced to use all these features; Task Coach can be as simple or complex as you need it to be. Task Coach is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux, and there is a companion iOS app.
[ Download Task Coach ]

 

CaesarIA (openCaesar3)
CaesarIA is an open source remake of Caesar III game released by Impressions Games in 1998, it aims to expand the possibilities of the classical city-building simulators and to add new features showing the city life. Now the game work with Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and Android. The original Caesar3 game is needed to play openCaesar3.
[ Download CaesarIA (openCaesar3) ]


simutrans
Simutrans is a cross-platform simulation game where players try to successfully manage transportation systems between places by land, air, and water for passengers, mail, and goods. Planes, ships, trains, trams, trucks, buses, or monorails are at your disposal, but factories operate based on contracts and passengers can only travel to their set destinations.
[ Download simutrans ]


Roundcube Webmail

Roundcube Webmail is a browser-based, multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. Roundcube provides the full functionality you’d expect from an email client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching, and spell check. Roundcube is written in PHP and JavaScript.
[ Download Roundcube Webmail ]


MPC-BE

Media Player Classic – BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. Media Player Classic – BE is based on the original “Media Player Classic” project (Gabest) and “Media Player Classic Home Cinema” project (Casimir666), contains additional features and bug fixes.
[ Download MPC-BE ]


thymeleaf

Thymeleaf is a java web template engine designed for XML/XHTML/HTML5.
[ Download thymeleaf ]

Alt-F
Alt-F provides a free alternative firmware for the DLINK DNS-320/320L/321/323/325. Alt-F has Samba and NFS; supports ext2/3/4, VFAT, NTFS and ISO9660 filesystems; RAID 0, 1, 5 (with external USB disk) and JBOD; supports 2/3/4TB disks; rsync, ftp, sftp, ftps, ssh, lpd, DNS and DHCP servers, DDNS, fan and leds control, clean power up and down, and more.
[ Download Alt-F ]

Categories: Open Source

Project of the Week, February 16, 2015

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


GNS3

GNS3 is a graphical network simulator that allows you to design complex network topologies. You may run simulations or configure devices ranging from simple workstations to powerful Cisco routers. It is based on Dynamips, Pemu/Qemu and Dynagen.
[ Download GNS3 ]


MPC-BE

Media Player Classic – BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. Media Player Classic – BE is based on the original “Media Player Classic” project (Gabest) and “Media Player Classic Home Cinema” project (Casimir666), contains additional features and bug fixes.
[ Download MPC-BE ]


TeXstudio – A LaTeX Editor

TeXstudio is a fully featured LaTeX editor. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX documents as easy and comfortable as possible. Some of the outstanding features of TeXstudio are an integrated pdf viewer with (almost) word-level synchronization, live inline preview, advanced syntax-highlighting, live checking of references, citations, latex commands, spelling and grammar. Find out more at our website.
[ Download TeXstudio - A LaTeX Editor ]


Alt-F

Alt-F provides a free alternative firmware for the DLINK DNS-320/320L/321/323/325. Alt-F has Samba and NFS; supports ext2/3/4, VFAT, NTFS and ISO9660 filesystems; RAID 0, 1, 5 (with external USB disk) and JBOD; supports 2/3/4TB disks; rsync, ftp, sftp, ftps, ssh, lpd, DNS and DHCP servers, DDNS, fan and leds control, clean power up and down and more. Alt-F also has a set of comprehensive administering Web pages, you don’t need to use the command line to configure it. Besides the built-in software, Alt-F also supports additional packages on disk, including ffp packages, that you can install, update, and uninstall using the administering Web pages.
[ Download Alt-F ]


ConEmu – Windows console with tabs

ConEmu-Maximus5 is a Windows console window enhancement (local terminal emulator), which presents multiple consoles and simple GUI applications as one customizable tabbed GUI window with various features. Initially, the program was created as a companion to Far Manager, my favorite shell replacement. Today, ConEmu can be used with any other console application or simple GUI tools (like PuTTY for example). ConEmu is an active project, open to suggestions. Disclaimer. ConEmu is not a shell, so it does not provide “shell features” like tab-completion, command history and others. ConEmu does not provide remote access (SSH/Telnet/…) too. ConEmu is advanced console window (local terminal) where you can run any shell or remote access client of your choice. Also you may try Clink for bash-style completion in cmd.exe and PSReadLine or PowerTab in powershell.exe.
[ Download ConEmu - Windows console with tabs ]


gnuplot development

A famous scientific plotting package, features include 2D and 3D plotting, a huge number of output formats, interactive input or script-driven options, and a large set of scripted examples.
[ Download gnuplot development ]


XBian

XBian is a free, Open Source media center distribution for mini computers (currently Raspberry Pi, Solidrun’s CuBox-i/Hummingboard supported). Our slogan is “bleeding edge” as our main focus is delivering the fastest media center solution. We believe that everyone can help make XBian better. Please visit our website for support and if you have suggestions, wishes or contributions, please share them with us!
[ Download XBian ]


NAS4Free

NAS4Free is an embedded Open Source Storage distribution and supports sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. It includes ZFS, Software RAID (0,1,5), disk encryption, S.M.A.R.T / email reports etc. with following protocols: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, TFTP, AFP, RSYNC, Unison, iSCSI, UPnP, Bittorent (initiator and target), Bridge, CARP (Common Address Redundancy Protocol) and HAST (Highly Available Storage). All this can easy be setup by it’s highly configurable Web interface. NAS4Free can be installed on Compact Flash/USB/SSD media, Hard disk, or booted of from a LiveCD with a USB stick.
[ Download NAS4Free ]


K-Meleon

K-Meleon is a fast and customizable web browser that can be used instead of Internet Explorer on Windows. Powered by the same Gecko engine as the Firefox and Mozilla browsers. K-Meleon provides users with a secure browsing experience.
[ Download K-Meleon ]

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, February 9, 2015

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


TeXstudio – A LaTeX Editor

TeXstudio is a fully featured LaTeX editor. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX documents as easy and comfortable as possible. Some of the outstanding features of TeXstudio are an integrated pdf viewer with (almost) word-level synchronization, live inline preview, advanced syntax-highlighting, live checking of references, citations, latex commands, spelling, and grammar.
[ Download TeXstudio - A LaTeX Editor ]


simutrans

Simutrans is a cross-platform simulation game where players try to successfully manage transportation systems between places by land, air, and water for passengers, mail, and goods. Planes, ships, trains, trams, trucks, buses, or monorails are at your disposal, but factories operate based on contracts and passengers can only travel to their set destinations.
[ Download simutrans ]


LibreCAD

LibreCAD is a fully comprehensive 2D CAD application that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreCAD users worldwide, and it is available in more than 20 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, including Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, etc.
[ Download LibreCAD ]


IPCop Firewall

The IPCop Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution. It is geared towards home and SOHO users. The IPCop web-interface is very user-friendly and makes usage easy.
[ Download IPCop Firewall ]


DC++

This is a project aimed at producing a file-sharing and chatting client using the ADC protocol. It also supports connecting to the Direct Connect network.
[ Download DC++ ]


GNS3

GNS3 is a graphical network simulator that allows you to design complex network topologies. You may run simulations or configure devices ranging from simple workstations to powerful Cisco routers. It is based on Dynamips, Pemu/Qemu, and Dynagen.
[ Download GNS3 ]


K-Meleon

K-Meleon is a fast and customizable web browser that can be used instead of Internet Explorer on Windows. Powered by the same Gecko engine as the Firefox and Mozilla browsers, K-Meleon provides users with a secure browsing experience.
[ Download K-Meleon ]


TEncoder Video Converter

TEncoder is a multithreaded video and audio converter that uses MEncoder, MPlayer, and FFMpeg. It can download video/audio from video sites like YouTube. I can also rip unprotected DVDs. It can convert almost every video and audio type to each other. Subtitles with same name as video can be hard-coded into video. Up to 8 simultaneous encoders can be run so encoding time decreases. You can select between multiple audio and subtitle tracks. Extracting video or audio content is possible. Edit subtitle and audio delays and part of video that will be encoded. Effects like de-interlacing or cropping can be applied to videos.
[ Download TEncoder Video Converter ]


Task Coach

Task Coach – Your friendly task manager. Task Coach is a free open source to-do manager. It grew out of frustration about other programs not handling composite tasks well. In addition to flexible composite tasks, Task Coach has grown to include prerequisites, prioritizing, effort tracking, category tags, budgets, notes, and many other features. However, users are not forced to use all these features; Task Coach can be as simple or complex as you need it to be. Task Coach is available for Windows, Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux, and there is a companion iOS app.
[ Download Task Coach ]

Categories: Open Source

Tutorial: How to share GitHub and Google Code files on SourceForge

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 07:08

Many people, who have files on GitHub and Google Code, would like to share these existing files on SourceForge and take advantage of SourceForge’s distribution know-how, our popular analytics tools, and our extensive Open Source directory. The SourceForge directory is designed to help you Find, Create, and Publish Open Source software and expose users to a wide selection of titles, which improves your project’s chances of getting downloads.

In this post, we intend to share SourceForge’s distribution advantages with you and show you how easy it is to link a SourceForge project with an existing GitHub or Google Code project.

SourceForge’s distribution advantages

As a trusted partner for open source, sharing your files on SourceForge offers you several worthwhile distribution advantages, such as:

Free Unlimited Bandwidth—Reduce overhead and provide a better experience by using the largest, freely managed global mirror network. We serve 150 million downloads per month, to over 33.8 million unique visitors.

Analytics—Follow the trends that enable you to create better software. Learn more about where your project is popular and which operating systems your users prefer.

Premier Visibility—Reach more users and gain market share in the open source landscape. SourceForge has 33.8 million unique visitors each month, offering an ample opportunity to improve your project outreach.

A Trusted Name in Open Source—Since 1999, thousands of projects have chosen SourceForge to host their source code and their project communities, so you’ll be in great company!

Sharing files on SourceForge at a glance
  1. Create a SourceForge account.
  2. Create a SourceForge project and import your files.
    New! Import directly from Google Code, GitHub, or Trac.
  3. Set up your Project Admin page.
  4. New! Automate sharing your GitHub files on SourceForge.
Video Demo

Getting Started

To share your Github or Google Code project on SourceForge you’ll need to follow these steps:

  1. Create a SourceForge account—Just fill out the registration form and click Register.
  2. Create a SourceForge project—Remember to uncheck the Git tool if you use GitHub and add the other tools that you’d like. Then, agree to the terms of service and click Create. Otherwise, you can select to import a project directly from Google Code, GitHub, or Trac.
    For more information, check out the Software Sustainability Institute’s blog on “How to create and manage SourceForge projects” or eXo’s “Quick guide to driving a project to success on SourceForge”.
  3. Set up your Project Admin page—Fill out the project Project Admin summary. Pay particular attention to filling out the short and long project descriptions to help people find your project and decide if it’s something they want to try.
    SourceForge offers a full range of options to support your project, like adding screenshots, videos, and full feature descriptions.
  4. Automate sharing your GitHub files on SourceForge— You can now set your GitHub files to auto update to SourceForge by clicking on Admin > Tools > Files > GitHub integration.
    The GitHub release integration copies new releases from GitHub’s repository into your project on SourceForge, so whenever you make a new release on GitHub, it will share the files on SourceForge too. This will increase exposure to your project and give you analytic insights. Also, you can add a SourceForge download button into your GitHub release notes, or a download buttons and badges to other external project pages, to improve your SourceForge exposure.

SourceForge is proud to offer you the ability to toggle between GitHub from the SourceForge NavBar and SourceForge’s download page from your GitHub directory, making sharing files a breeze!

We hope you find these new features helpful. Improving the way you integrate your Open Source projects across platforms helps keep the Open Source community free and open for sharing. As always, feel free to contact us when you are ready to promote your next release, we are happy to help you through our blog, social media, and newsletter. Or, drop us an email at communityteam@sourceforge.net

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, February 2, 2015

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


Manjaro Testbuilds

Manjaro Linux is a Linux Distribution based on Arch Linux. It is still under development but an initial testing release is already available. Our aim is to create a light linux distribution, which is simple, up-to-date, fast, and user friendly and which follows the K.I.S.S principle. We are using the Desktop Environment Xfce, which is light but powerfull. Arch Linux is a great GNU/Linux distribution but installing and configuring it needs some time and experience. So we improved Arch Linux. We created a more user friendly installation process, wrote bash scripts for managing graphic drivers, configured xfce with some useful functions, and a GUI settings manager is also planed.
[ Download Manjaro Testbuilds ]


Bodhi Linux

Bodhi is a minimalistic, enlightened Linux desktop.
[ Download Bodhi Linux ]


simutrans

Simutrans is a cross-platform simulation game where players try to successfully manage transportation systems between places by land, air, and water for passengers, mail, and goods. Planes, ships, trains, trams, trucks, buses, or monorails are at your disposal but factories operate based on contracts and passengers can only travel to their set destinations.
[ Download simutrans ]


LibreCAD

LibreCAD is a fully comprehensive 2D CAD application that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreCAD users worldwide and it is available in more than 20 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, including Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, etc.
[ Download LibreCAD ]


MediaPortal

MediaPortal turns your PC into a very advanced MediaCenter / HTPC. It allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch and store your videos and DVDs, view, schedule, and record live TV as a digital video recorder and much much more.
[ Download MediaPortal ]


PDF Split and Merge

PDF Split and Merge is an easy-to-use tool with graphical and command line interfaces to spit, merge, mix, and rotate your PDF documents.
[ Download PDF Split and Merge ]


Clam AntiVirus

Clam AntiVirus is a GPL antivirus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers. It provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner, and a virus database that is kept up-to-date.
[ Download Clam AntiVirus ]


PocketMine-MP

PocketMine-MP is the server software for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. It has support for Plugins to extend it and add new features, or change default ones. The entire server is done in PHP, and has been tested, profiled, and optimized to run smoothly. It is available on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, and iOS.
[ Download PocketMine-MP ]


K-Meleon

K-Meleon is a fast and customizable web browser that can be used instead of Internet Explorer on Windows. Powered by the same Gecko engine as the Firefox and Mozilla browsers, K-Meleon provides users with a secure browsing experience.
[ Download K-Meleon ]

Categories: Open Source

February 2015, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – ClamAV

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 07:08

For our February “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected ClamAV, a GPL antivirus toolkit for UNIX that integrates with mail servers. The ClamAV team shared their thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction.

SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the ClamAV project please.

ClamAV Team: ClamAV® is an open source (GPL) anti-virus engine used in a variety of situations including email scanning, web scanning, and end point security. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner, and an advanced tool for automatic database updates.

SF: What made you start this?

ClamAV Team: ClamAV began in 2001 after the original author of ClamAV discovered an open source antivirus product entitled OpenAntiVirus. However, that project was written in Java, lacked a command line scanner, and automatic updates. So ClamAV began. The project was purchased by Sourcefire in 2007 and lives on today as part of Cisco.

SF: Has the original vision been achieved?

ClamAV Team: Yes. The original vision was to make an open source antivirus that was simple to use and had an open detection language. This has been achieved, and over the years many more features have been added as the code base has been expanded. ClamAV is now the largest free antivirus and email gateway malware scanner in the world.

SF: Who can benefit the most from your project?

ClamAV Team: Users of almost any operating system can use ClamAV to protect their files and detect any malicious content; however, ClamAV is mostly used as a mail gateway scanner.

SF: What is the need for this Open Source antivirus engine?

ClamAV Team: ClamAV allows anyone to write detection for malicious files. This allows local installations to target malware or files specific to their environment without sharing that information with the rest of world. The reverse is also true. But allowing the code and signature base to be open source, we receive a ton of contributions of detection that users give to us for distribution to the world.

SF: What’s the best way to get the most out of using ClamAV?

ClamAV Team: Download, install, and run it. It’s antivirus, so protecting yourself against modern malware is crucial.

SF: What has your project team done to help build and nurture your community?

ClamAV Team: Once an Open Source project becomes mature and contributions to the main code base slow down, encouragement to contribute to a different part of the code base is vital. In our case we encouraged people to submit community based malware signatures. This is where the majority of contributions to the project take place now. We still accept and receive bug reports and security bugs from the community.

SF: Have you all found that more frequent releases helps build up your community of users?

ClamAV Team: Frequent releases are important to maintain interest; however, people value quality as well. The size of your user base will grow with stable releases. The amount of people that use “frequent” test releases will always be a subset of your user base.

SF: What is the next big thing for ClamAV?

ClamAV Team: One of the big things we are working on currently is support for other major malware languages. We are hoping this increases our usage and people using the project to submit detection back to us.

SF: How long do you think that will take?

ClamAV Team: We are still planning our next release, which will have this feature.

SF: Do you have the resources you need to make that happen?

ClamAV Team: Yes.

SF: If you had it to do over again, what would you do differently for ClamAV?

ClamAV Team: Make the website simpler.

SF: Why?

ClamAV Team: We recently performed a redesign of the website and and our downloads increased by about 600 installs a day!

[ Download ClamAV ]

Categories: Open Source

February 2015, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – Megacubo

Sun, 02/01/2015 - 07:08

For our February “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected Megacubo, a broadcast tuner application for Windows with a catalog of links of TV streams, which are available for free on the Web. The team lead, Edenilson Lisboa, shared his thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction.

SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the Megacubo project please.

Edenilson Lisboa (EL): The Megacubo is an desktop application developed with PHP using the Winbinder extension for the user interface. It was born as a proof-of-concept and today is the most used live streaming desktop application in Brazil.

SF: What made you start this?

EL: It was started as an alternative to a problem that we faced in 2007 when Megacubo was a little website called Fluxxy, which was a Brazilian equivalent of the Portuguese website “TV Tuga”.

SF: Has the original vision been achieved?

EL:The original vision was quite unpretentious and the program was coded just for fun. During the 4th version, the popularity started to grow a lot more and that is when I started to develop it more seriously.

SF: Who can benefit the most from your project?

EL: The program is mainly targeted to Brazilian users. Many Brazilians live in distant countries like Japan, USA, and Portugal, so with Megacubo they can ease their longing for home.

SF: What is the need for this Open Source TV broadcast program?

EL: Sometimes you want to watch a live event from your computer instead of your TV and work at the same time. Megacubo has a mini-player mode that allows you to work at your computer and watch TV.

SF: What’s the best way to get the most out of using Megacubo?

EL: All you need is a good Internet connection.

SF: What has your project team done to help build and nurture your community?

EL: Well, we have a team that maintains the broadcast database to support users but I manage development myself.

SF: Have you all found that more frequent releases helps build up your community of users?

EL: The program has a discreet auto-update feature so running a new setup process is rare.

SF: What was the first big thing that happened for your project?

EL: I’m surprised and proud when I see talk about Megacubo on TV and in the general media, especially when for the first time the Megacubo and my name were mentioned in a popular newspaper in Brazil. This did much to publicize the program.

SF: What helped make that happen?

EL: Over time, many significant features were added to Megacubo that contributed to it becoming the first choice to view live channel broadcasts in Brazil.

SF: What was the net result for that event?

EL: It helped to publicize the program.

SF: What is the next big thing for Megacubo?

EL: I don’t plan for the future of Megacubo; instead, when I come up with ideas I work on them and make updates.

SF: If you had it to do over again, what would you do differently for Megacubo and why?

EL: Maybe write the program in another language since I did realize the project would grow so much. The program is written in a language that is inappropriate for desktop (PHP) and this complicates development; however, the program is uniquely designed to compensate for this issue.

SF: Any reason you can’t do that now?

EL: Porting the program to another language now would be too much work, programming for desktop isn’t my specialty.

SF: Is there anything else we should know?

EL: We are happy to have been selected for this award and I am proud to share Megacubo with the Open Source community!

[ Download Megacubo ]

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, January 26, 2015

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


CaesarIA (openCaesar3)

CaesarIA is an open source remake of Caesar III game released by Impressions Games in 1998, it aims to expand the possibilities of the classical city-building simulators and to add new features showing the city life. Now the game work with Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and Android. The original Caesar3 game is needed to play openCaesar3.
[ Download CaesarIA (openCaesar3) ]


Vienna

Vienna is an open source Mac OSX RSS reader with support for RSS/Atom feeds, article storage and management via a SQLite database, written in Objective-C and Cocoa.
[ Download Vienna ]


SharpDevelop

SharpDevelop is the open-source IDE for the .NET platform. Write applications in languages including C#, VB.NET, F#, IronPython and IronRuby, as well as target rich and reach: Windows Forms or WPF, as well as ASP.NET MVC and WCF. It starts from USB drives, supports read-only projects, comes with integrated unit and performance testing tools, Git, NuGet and a lot more features that make you productive as a developer.
[ Download SharpDevelop ]


PDF Split and Merge

PDF Split and Merge is an easy-to-use tool with graphical and command line interfaces to spit, merge, mix, and rotate your PDF documents.
[ Download PDF Split and Merge ]


MediaPortal

MediaPortal turns your PC into a very advanced MediaCenter / HTPC. It allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch and store your videos and DVDs, view, schedule and record live TV as a digital video recorder, and much much more
[ Download MediaPortal ]


PocketMine-MP

PocketMine-MP is the server software for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. It has support for Plugins to extend it and add new features or change default ones. The entire server is done in PHP and has been tested, profiled, and optimized to run smoothly. It is available on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, and iOS.
[ Download PocketMine-MP ]


K-Meleon

K-Meleon is a fast and customizable Web browser that can be used instead of Internet Explorer on Windows. Powered by the same Gecko engine as the Firefox and Mozilla browsers, K-Meleon provides users with a secure browsing experience.
[ Download K-Meleon ]


LibreCAD

LibreCAD is a fully comprehensive 2D CAD application that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreCAD users worldwide and it is available in more than 20 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, including Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, etc.
[ Download LibreCAD ]


Shareaza

Shareaza is a very powerful multi-network peer-to-peer file-sharing client supporting Gnutella² G2, Gnutella, eDonkey2000 / eMule, DC++, HTTP, FTP and BitTorrent / DHT protocols for Windows or Wine.
[ Download Shareaza ]

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, January 19, 2015

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


Roundcube Webmail

Roundcube Webmail is a browser-based, multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. Roundcube provides the full functionality you’d expect from an email client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching, and spell check. Roundcube is written in PHP and JavaScript.
[ Download Roundcube Webmail ]


Alt-F

Alt-F provides a free alternative firmware for the DLINK DNS-320/320L/321/323/325. Alt-F has Samba and NFS; supports ext2/3/4, VFAT, NTFS and ISO9660 filesystems; RAID 0, 1, 5 (with external USB disk) and JBOD; supports 2/3/4TB disks; rsync, ftp, sftp, ftps, ssh, lpd, DNS and DHCP servers, DDNS, fan and leds control, clean power up and down, and more.
[ Download Alt-F ]


gnuplot development

A famous scientific plotting package, features include 2D and 3D plotting, a huge number of output formats, interactive input or script-driven options, and a large set of scripted examples.
[ Download gnuplot development ]


PostInstallerF

PostInstallerF will install all the software that Fedora doesn’t include by default, after running Fedora for the first time. Its easy for a new user. PostInstallerF contains everything that you need for your daily computing.
[ Download PostInstallerF ]


simutrans

Simutrans is a cross-platform simulation game where players try to successfully manage transportation systems between places by land, air, and water for passengers, mail, and goods. Planes, ships, trains, trams, trucks, buses, or monorails are at your disposal, but factories operate based on contracts and passengers can only travel to their set destinations.
[ Download simutrans ]


MPC-BE

Media Player Classic – BE is a free and open source audio and video player for Windows. Media Player Classic – BE is based on the original “Media Player Classic” project (Gabest) and “Media Player Classic Home Cinema” project (Casimir666), contains additional features and bug fixes.
[ Download MPC-BE ]


MediaPortal

MediaPortal turns your PC into a very advanced MediaCenter / HTPC. It allows you to listen to your favorite music & radio, watch and store your videos and DVDs, view, schedule and record live TV as a digital video recorder and much much more
[ Download MediaPortal ]


thymeleaf

Thymeleaf is a java web template engine designed for XML/XHTML/HTML5.
[ Download thymeleaf ]


PDF Split and Merge

PDF Split and Merge is an easy-to-use tool with graphical and command line interfaces to spit, merge, mix, and rotate your PDF documents.
[ Download PDF Split and Merge ]

Categories: Open Source

“Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – March 2015

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 07:08

The vote for March 2015 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until Feb 15, 2014 12:00 UTC.


arch-repos

lane anex kane’s arch repositories.
[ Download arch-repos ]

shadowsocks-gui
shadowsocks GUI is a simple and easy-to-use software that helps you to specify the server port and IP address, as well as to select the encryption method you are interested in. With its intuitive interface, you have the possibility to view the console and run the scripts. You can also view where the execution time in spent in your JavaScript functions or view how many times a certain selector has matched DOM elements. Windows: powered by webkit and shadowsocks-nodejs Mac OS X: native UI powered by shadowsocks-libev
[ Download shadowsocks-gui ]


CaesarIA (openCaesar3)

openCaesar3 is a remake of the classic Caesar3 PC game, a city building game developed by Impression Games and published by Sierra Entertainment, in 1998. It is implemented using C++ and SDL. The original Caesar3 game is needed to play openCaesar3.
[ Download CaesarIA (openCaesar3) ]


OWASP Zed Attack Proxy

The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in Web applications. Note that this project is just used for hosting the ZAP downloads.
[ Download OWASP Zed Attack Proxy ]


NamelessROM

NamelessRom is opportunity, an opportunity to have a voice to the development team of the after-market firmware that you run on your device. The main goal of NamelessRom is to provide quality development for android devices, phones, and tablets alike. NamelessRom developers are available nearly 24/7 and respond to bug reports and feature requests almost instantly. This availability will allow you, the end-user, to have direct input into exactly what features and functions are included on the firmware that YOU run.
[ Download NamelessROM ]


PCRE

The Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library is a set of functions that implement regular expression pattern matching using the same syntax and semantics as Perl 5. PCRE has its own native API, in addition to a set of POSIX compatible wrapper functions.
[ Download PCRE ]


OpenMediaVault

OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.
[ Download OpenMediaVault ]


Hibernate

Hibernate is an Object/Relational Mapper tool. It’s very popular among Java applications and implements the Java Persistence API. Hibernate ORM enables developers to more easily write applications whose data outlives the application process. As an Object/Relational Mapping (ORM) framework, Hibernate is concerned with data persistence as it applies to relational databases (via JDBC).
[ Download Hibernate ]


GnuCash

GnuCash is a personal and small-business finance manager with a check-book like register GUI to enter and track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses. GnuCash is designed to be simple and easy to use but still based on formal accounting principles.
[ Download GnuCash ]

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, January 12, 2015

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


OpenMediaVault

OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.
[ Download OpenMediaVault ]


PCRE

The Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library is a set of functions that implement regular expression pattern matching using the same syntax and semantics as Perl 5. PCRE has its own native API, in addition to a set of POSIX compatible wrapper functions.
[ Download PCRE ]


Hibernate

Hibernate is an Object/Relational Mapper tool. It’s very popular among Java applications and implements the Java Persistence API. Hibernate ORM enables developers to more easily write applications whose data outlives the application process. As an Object/Relational Mapping (ORM) framework, Hibernate is concerned with data persistence as it applies to relational databases (via JDBC).
[ Download Hibernate ]


devkitPro

This project is for homebrew console development tools based on the gnu compiler collection, with additional tools and libraries to aid programming each supported console. The windows variants are built with MinGW.
[ Download devkitPro ]


SMPlayer

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can also play and download YouTube videos. One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer: it remembers the settings of all files you play. So you start to watch a movie but you have to leave, don’t worry, when you open that movie again it will be resumed at the same point you left it, and with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume, etc. SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. But apart from providing access for the most common and useful options of MPlayer, SMPlayer adds other interesting features like the ability to play YouTube videos or download subtitles.
[ Download SMPlayer ]


Roundcube Webmail

Roundcube Webmail is a browser-based, multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. Roundcube provides the full functionality you’d expect from an email client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching, and spell check. Roundcube is written in PHP and JavaScript.
[ Download Roundcube Webmail ]


Octave Forge

GNU Octave is a programming language for numerical computations. Octave Forge is a place for development of its packages; from bioinformatics and fuzzy logic to mechanics and instrument control.
[ Download Octave Forge ]


LibreCAD

LibreCAD is a fully comprehensive 2D CAD application that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreCAD users worldwide, and it is available in more than 20 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, including Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Suse, etc.

[ Download LibreCAD ]


PostInstallerF

PostInstallerF will install all the software that Fedora doesn’t include by default, after running Fedora for the first time. Its easy for a new user. PostInstallerF contains everything that you need for your daily computing.
[ Download PostInstallerF ]

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, January 5, 2015

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:

OpenMediaVault

OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.
[ Download OpenMediaVault ]


OWASP Zed Attack Proxy

The Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in Web applications. Note that this project is just used for hosting the ZAP downloads.
[ Download OWASP Zed Attack Proxy ]


Shareaza

Shareaza is a very powerful multi-network, peer-to-peer file-sharing client supporting Gnutella² G2, Gnutella, eDonkey2000 / eMule, DC++, HTTP, FTP and BitTorrent / DHT protocols for Windows or Wine.
[ Download Shareaza ]


PyQt

PyQt is the Python bindings for Digia’s Qt cross-platform, application development framework. It supports Python v2 and v3, and Qt v4 and Qt v5. PyQt is available under the GPL and commercial licenses. The Sourceforge project is the repository for the GPL source and binary packages.
[ Download PyQt ]


PocketMine-MP

PocketMine-MP is the server software for Minecraft Pocket Edition. It has support for Plugins to extend it and add new features, or change default ones. The entire server is done in PHP, and has been tested, profiled, and optimized to run smoothly. It is available on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, and iOS.
[ Download PocketMine-MP ]


SMPlayer

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can also play and download Youtube videos. One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer is that it remembers the settings of all files you play. So, if you start to watch a movie but you have to leave don’t worry, when you open that movie again it will be resumed at the same point, with the same settings: audio track, subtitles, volume, etc. SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats. But apart from providing access for the most common and useful options of MPlayer, SMPlayer adds other interesting features like the possibility to play Youtube videos or download subtitles.
[ Download SMPlayer ]


Octave Forge

GNU Octave is a programming language for numerical computations. Octave Forge is a place for development of its packages; from bioinformatics and fuzzy logic to mechanics and instrument control.
[ Download Octave Forge ]


The FreeType Project

FreeType is written in C. It is designed to be small, efficient, and highly customizable while capable of producing high-quality output (glyph images) of most vector and bitmap font formats for digital typography. FreeType is a freely available and portable software library to render fonts.
[ Download The FreeType Project ]


Warzone 2100

You command the forces of “The Project” in a battle to rebuild the world after mankind has almost been destroyed by nuclear missiles. The game offers campaign, multi-player, and single-player skirmish modes, and an extensive tech tree.
[ Download Warzone 2100 ]

Categories: Open Source

January 2015, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – ScummVM

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 07:08

For our January “Community Choice” Project of the Month, the community elected ScummVM, a cross-platform interpreter for many point-and-click adventure games. The ScummVM team shared their thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction.

SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the ScummVM project please.

ScummVM Team: ScummVM is a program that allows you to run many classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this is that ScummVM just replaces executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for which they were never designed!

SF: What made you start this?

ScummVM Team: The project began with the efforts of two people: Ludde wanted to be able to play Monkey Island 2 under Windows and Yaz0r wanted to understand the internals of the engine. Ludde’s development was more complete than Yaz0r’s, so in the summer of 2001, Yaz0r joined Ludde’s efforts.

SF: Has the original vision been achieved?

ScummVM Team: The first stable version (v0.1.0) was released a few months later to support some LucasArts Entertainment Company games, such as Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle. However, the original vision was quickly and massively expanded as a second engine for Simon the Sorcerer, which was added in the next release (v0.2.0). At the present time, all the 2D adventure games released by LEC are supported and we also have 47 other engines in our repository, for a total of more than 200 supported games.

SF: Who can benefit the most from your project?

ScummVM Team: Everybody who enjoys (or thinks they might enjoy!) 2D point & click adventure games can benefit from our project. If you’re not sure, just download ScummVM for your favorite platform with one of the free games on our download page and give it a try!

SF: What is the need for this cross-platform interpreter for many point-and-click adventure games?

ScummVM is very portable, allowing users to run games anywhere they want; we support extremely resource-limited platforms such as the Nintendo DS and the Dreamcast, as well as modern PCs and iOS/Android devices. We add new features (for example, the ability to save at any point in certain games, which is often not available in the original games). Also, some companies have extended the ScummVM implementation of a game with new functionality (such as better touchscreen input) for modern re-releases of games on mobile devices. And we do our best to fix or work around gameplay bugs in the original games. Compared to emulators, our re-implemented engines have advantages such as reduced CPU usage and improved battery life. Without ScummVM, a user would have to use several emulators. For example, depending on the platform originally targeted by the game, the user would have to use DOSBox for DOS games and other emulators for Atari ST, Amiga, C64, etc.

SF: What’s the best way to get the most out of using ScummVM?

ScummVM Team: Simply pick a classic point and click adventure game from your collection, and start playing! It’s also worth noting that our savegames are compatible between all the different platforms we support, so you can play on your desktop machine at home and move savegames to a mobile device to keep playing on the road. Another noteworthy development is that many classic games are available for digital purchase (e.g. GOG.com, Dotemu.com or Steam) so it has become much easier to rediscover them. A number of supported games have also been made available as freeware and are hosted on our web page on SourceForge.

SF: What has your project team done to help build and nurture your community?

ScummVM Team: A large number of developers are available both on IRC and our web forums. Also, regular updates are made available on our site and broadcasted on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter. And we’ve been participating in the “Google Summer of Code” for the past 8 years, which has brought several new developers to the project

SF: Have you found that more frequent releases helps build up your community of users?

ScummVM Team: We don’t have a lot of frequent stable releases because the testing cycle required for our large number of supported games takes a lot of time and energy. Nevertheless, we do our best to release a new stable version twice a year. We provide the community with automated daily builds for a large variety of platforms built from our development tree, which provides users with the latest new features and game support.

SF: What was the first big thing that happened for your project?

ScummVM Team: It’s hard to describe one big thing because ScummVM is essentially a list of big things! However, the first big thing is obviously when the LucasArts games became playable in 2001. Today, almost all the developers of this era are now retired from the project. In terms of number of games being added lately, we have the merge of Sarien and of FreeSCI projects, which brought the support of most of the Sierra On Line games to ScummVM.

SF: What helped make that happen?

ScummVM Team: Clearly, the hard work of scores of people made this happen! But what regularly makes a difference is the support of original developers and legal right holders, who are more and more aware of the quality of our code.

SF: What was the net result?

ScummVM Team: The result of the support of these three big engines is that you can play a lot more games in ScummVM.

  • SCUMM (Lucas Entertainment Company) engine supports 60 games.
  • AGI (Early Sierra On Line games) engine supports 17 original games and more than a hundred fan-made games,
  • SCI (Later Sierra On Line games) engine supports 40 games with more to come.

SF: What is the next big thing for ScummVM?

ScummVM Team: It depends on what we find the time for! The next big thing might be improved support of Wintermute games. This engine is currently being polished and would benefit some display hardware acceleration. The original developer of Wintermute is supporting us and he still supports a free authoring tool for his engine, which means that anybody can write new games for ScummVM! The authoring tools, free games, and examples are available on his website.

We’re also working on support for newer Sierra games such as Quest for Glory 4 and Space Quest 6 since we get a lot of user requests for these.

SF: How long do you think that will take? Do you have the resources you need to make that happen?

ScummVM Team: It’s hard to say. All of our developers work on ScummVM in their free time so the speed at which development happens varies a lot. If you’re interested in classic adventure games and familiar with reverse engineering old software, we can always use more developers!

SF: Is there anything else we should know?

ScummVM Team: We are very pleased and proud to have managed to stay active for more than 13 years already, and this would certainly have been more complicated without the unwavering support of SourceForge. We are also very happy to see that user support is still at its best and would like to thank everybody for their vote for project of the month January 2015.

[ Download ScummVM ]

Categories: Open Source

January 2015, “Staff Pick” Project of the Month – DVDStyler

Thu, 01/01/2015 - 07:08

For our January “Staff Pick” Project of the Month, we selected DVDStyler, a cross-platform DVD authoring application to help you create professional-looking DVDs. The DVDStyler admin, Alex, shared his thoughts about the project’s history, purpose, and direction.

SourceForge (SF): Tell me about the DVDStyler project please.

Alex: DVDStyler is a cross-platform free DVD authoring application that makes possible for video enthusiasts to create professional-looking DVDs. It provides over 20 DVD menu templates and allows you to create your own menu designs and photo slideshows.

SF: What made you start this?

Alex: I wanted to burn my videos on DVD but I couldn’t find any DVD authoring software with a GUI on Linux. So, I decided to make one myself.

SF: Has the original vision been achieved?

Alex: I think so but there is still much to do to make DVDStyler better.

SF: Who can benefit the most from your project?

Alex: Anyone who want to burn video DVDs with beautiful and individually designed interactive menus.

SF: What is the need for this cross-platform free DVD authoring application?

Alex: Even though there are many different DVD authoring applications, DVDStyler stands out from the crowd. It succeeds by combining usability with flexibility within the menu design. In addition, the possibility of DVD scripting makes DVDStyler one of the most powerful DVD authoring applications around.

SF: What’s the best way to get the most out of using DVDStyler?

Alex: Read the user guide and try it out. For more information, see the DVDStyler website and wiki.

SF: What has your project team done to help build and nurture your community?

Alex: There is a forum where users can ask questions or suggest new features. Unfortunately, I don’t have enough time to support the project by myself but most of the posts are answered due to user engagement. In addition, the bug tracking system is useful to report bugs.

SF: Have you found that more frequent releases helps build up your community of users?

Alex: Yes, it certainly does. I try to release new versions when important features are implemented. And, of course, with beta releases, you get the opportunity to test features and report issues.

SF: What was the first big thing that happened for your project?

Alex: A fast increase in the number of downloads after releasing the first Windows version.

SF: What helped make that happen?

Alex: Mainly, a decision to make DVDStyler cross-platform.

SF: What was the net result for that event?

Alex: DVDStyler became popular on different operating systems.

SF: What is the next big thing for DVDStyler?

Alex: I’m working supporting transitions from menus to titles. Also, I plan on creating animated menus and menu effects. After that, the big thing will be Blu-ray Disc support.

SF: How long do you think that will take?

Alex: Menu transitions are already planned for first half of the next year (2015) but implementing Blu-ray authoring could take more time.

SF: Do you have the resources you need to make that happen?

Alex: Let’s just say, help is certainly welcome.

[ Download DVDStyler ]

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, December 29, 2014

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 18:36

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


ScummVM

ScummVM is a cross-platform interpreter for many point-and-click adventure games. This includes LucasArts SCUMM games (such as Monkey Island 1-3, Day of the Tentacle, Sam & Max, etc.), many of Sierra’s AGI and SCI games (such as King’s Quest 1-6, Space Quest 1-5, etc.), Discworld 1 and 2, Simon the Sorcerer 1 and 2, Beneath A Steel Sky, Lure of the Temptress, Broken Sword 1 and 2, Flight of the Amazon Queen, Gobliiins 1-3, The Legend of Kyrandia 1-3, many of Humongous Entertainment’s children’s SCUMM games (including Freddi Fish and Putt Putt games) and many more.
[ Download ScummVM ]


NamelessROM

NamelessRom is opportunity, an opportunity to have a voice to the development team of the after-market firmware that you run on your device. The main goal of NamelessRom is to provide quality development for android devices, phones, and tablets alike. NamelessRom developers are available nearly 24/7 and respond to bug reports and feature requests almost instantly. This availability will allow you, the end-user, to have direct input into exactly what features and functions are included on the firmware that YOU run.
[ Download NamelessROM ]


SMPlayer

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can also play and download YouTube videos. One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer is that it remembers the settings of all files you play. SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats.
[ Download SMPlayer ]


PocketMine-MP

PocketMine-MP is the server software for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. It has support for Plugins to extend it and add new features, or change default ones. The entire server is done in PHP, and has been tested, profiled, and optimized to run smoothly. It is available on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, and iOS.
[ Download PocketMine-MP ]


CaesarIA (openCaesar3)

openCaesar3 is a remake of the classic Caesar3 PC game, a city building game developed by Impression Games and published by Sierra Entertainment, in 1998. It is implemented using C++ and SDL. The original Caesar3 game is needed to play openCaesar3.
[ Download CaesarIA (openCaesar3) ]


devkitPro

This project is for Homebrew console development tools that are based on the gnu compiler collection, with additional tools and libraries to aid programming each supported console. The windows variants are built with MinGW.
[ Download devkitPro ]


SharpDevelop

SharpDevelop is the open-source IDE for the .NET platform. Write applications in languages including C#, VB.NET, F#, IronPython and IronRuby, as well as target rich and reach: Windows Forms or WPF, as well as ASP.NET MVC and WCF. It starts from USB drives, supports read-only projects, comes with integrated unit and performance testing tools, Git, NuGet and a lot more features that make you productive as a developer.
[ Download SharpDevelop ]


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 on Windows without installation from any USB Flash Drive or Hard Disk. The winPenPack suites offer a wide range of portable applications like office tools, internet tools, multimedia tools, development tools, security applications and other frequently used utilities. Everything you need, completely free, open source and portable!
[ Download winPenPack: Portable Software Collection ]


PostInstallerF

PostInstallerF will install all the software that Fedora doesn’t include by default, after running Fedora for the first time. It’s easy for a new user. PostInstallerF contains everything that you need for your daily computing.
[ Download PostInstallerF ]

Categories: Open Source

Projects of the Week, December 22, 2014

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 07:08

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net:


OpenMediaVault

OpenMediaVault is the next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux. It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more. Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.
[ Download OpenMediaVault ]


TDM-GCC MinGW Compiler

The most recent stable releases from the GCC compiler project for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows, cleverly disguised with a real installer and updater.
[ Download TDM-GCC MinGW Compiler ]


Ultimate Edition

Ultimate Edition Linux, previously “Ubuntu Ultimate Edition” is an Ubuntu remix for both new and experienced Linux sophisticates. We cater to a large base of *nix users including, but certainly not limited to gamers & low resource computers. We have a Ultimate Edition for virtually any user.
[ Download Ultimate Edition ]


Clam AntiVirus

Clam AntiVirus is a GPL antivirus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers. It provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and a virus database that is kept up-to-date.
[ Download Clam AntiVirus ]


NAS4Free

NAS4Free is an embedded Open Source Storage distribution that supports sharing across Windows, Apple, and UNIX-like systems. It includes ZFS, Software RAID (0,1,5), disk encryption, S.M.A.R.T / email reports etc. with following protocols: CIFS (samba), FTP, NFS, TFTP, AFP, RSYNC, Unison, iSCSI, UPnP, Bittorent (initiator and target), Bridge, CARP (Common Address Redundancy Protocol) and HAST (Highly Available Storage). All this can easy be setup by it’s highly configurable WEB interface. NAS4Free can be installed on Compact Flash/USB/SSD media, Hard disk, or booted of from a LiveCD with a USB stick.
[ Download NAS4Free ]


PostInstallerF

PostInstallerF will install all the software that Fedora doesn’t include by default, after running Fedora for the first time. It’s easy for a new user. PostInstallerF contains everything that you need for your daily computing.
[ Download PostInstallerF ]


GnuCash

GnuCash is a personal and small-business finance manager with a check-book like register GUI to enter and track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses. GnuCash is designed to be simple and easy to use but still based on formal accounting principles.
[ Download GnuCash ]


arch-repos

lane anex kane’s arch repositories.

[ Download arch-repos ]


gnuplot development

A famous scientific plotting package, features include 2D and 3D plotting, a huge number of output formats, interactive input or script-driven options, and a large set of scripted examples.
[ Download gnuplot development ]

Categories: Open Source

New Hardware Platform Migration Continues

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 00:51

SourceForge.net is continuing to improve its hardware platform. The next phase of migration effects the Web area of projects

(e.g. http://project_UNIX_name.sourceforge.net). These projects will be put into Read Only mode for maintenance between 14:00 and 23:00 UTC on 12/17.

For updates, follow our @sfnet_ops twitter account.

Thanks,
SourceForge Support

Categories: Open Source

“Community Choice” Project of the Month Vote – February 2015

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:08

The vote for February 2015 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and will run until Jan 15, 2014 12:00 UTC.

Clam AntiVirus

Clam AntiVirus is a GPL antivirus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers. It provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and a virus database that is kept up-to-date.

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SMPlayer

SMPlayer is a free media player for Windows and Linux with built-in codecs that can also play and download YouTube videos. One of the most interesting features of SMPlayer is that it remembers the settings of all files you play. SMPlayer is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the award-winning MPlayer, which is capable of playing almost all known video and audio formats.

[ Download SMPlayer ]

 

TeXstudio – A LaTeX Editor

TeXstudio is a fully featured LaTeX editor. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX documents as easy and comfortable as possible. Some of the outstanding features of TeXstudio are an integrated PDF viewer with (almost) word-level synchronization, live inline preview, advanced syntax-highlighting, live checking of references, citations, latex commands, spelling and grammar.

[ Download TeXstudio - A LaTeX Editor ]

 

GnuCash

GnuCash is a personal and small-business finance manager with a check-book like register GUI to enter and track bank accounts, stocks, income, and expenses. GnuCash is designed to be simple and easy to use but still based on formal accounting principles.

[ Download GnuCash ]

 

simutrans

Simutrans is a cross-platform simulation game where players try to successfully manage transportation systems between places by land, air, and water for passengers, mail, and goods. Planes, ships, trains, trams, trucks, buses, or monorails are at your disposal, but factories operate based on contracts and passengers can only travel to their set destinations.

[ Download simutrans ]

 

wxPython

A set of Python extension modules that wrap the cross-platform GUI classes from wxWidgets.

[ Download wxPython ]

 

Roundcube Webmail

Roundcube Webmail is a browser-based, multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. Roundcube provides the full functionality you’d expect from an email client, including MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching, and spell check. Roundcube is written in PHP and JavaScript.

[ Download Roundcube Webmail ]

 

Megacubo

Megacubo is a broadcast tuner application written in PHP and Winbinder. Megacubo has a catalog of links of TV streams, which are available for free on the web. At the moment it only runs on Windows (XP or later). Megacubo lets you watch hundreds of live TV channels for your computer without antenna or TV cards.

[ Download Megacubo ]

 

devkitPro

This project is for Homebrew console development tools that are based on the gnu compiler collection, with additional tools and libraries to aid programming each supported console. The windows variants are built with MinGW.

[ Download devkitPro ]

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New Hardware Platform Migration, etc.

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 22:55
SourceForge.net is migrating to a new hardware platform. Areas of the site that are being affected are the mailing list data. The ETA for completion of this is 8 hours. During this time, messages sent to mailing lists will be delayed.The Allura source code management (SCM) tools (git, mercurial, svn) are being migrated to new storage. There will be down time for using these tools during that time, which will impact project developers.

Also, tomorrow (12-16-2014 at 1400 UTC) we will be migrating classic SCM the estimate time to complete the migration is 8 hours.

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