Chatty 0.8.3 released 2 months ago, is a Twitch chat client for everyone who wants to try something new and different from the webchat, but doesn’t want the complexity of an IRC client or miss out on the Twitch specific features. Chatty 0.8.3 Changelog Improvements Added display of timeout duration/reason (can be configured in the settings) Updated commands /ban and /timeout (/to) to allow giving a reason Added intitial support for new re-subscription messages Added ability to follow/unfollow channels, either through the context menus (under Miscellaneous) or the new commands /follow and /unfollow Added support for FFZ Featured Emotes, which are frequently available in channels of Speedrunning events (not to confuse with FFZ Feature Friday) Added setting (under Ignore – Ignored Users) to hide users ignored on chat from joins/parts and userlist as well Added state display for emote-only mode in titlebar Added simple search to tables in the Settings Dialog (click into a table column and start typing, Backspace or wait to reset search) Extended Stream Status Writer to include number of Followers/Subscribers (only updates correctly when the Follower/Subscribers dialog is open) Updated help Login Added info to login dialog when token was set through -token parameter Added setting to prevent token from being set through -token parameter when login data is already available in Chatty Added “Follow channels” access (you need to re-request login data to get it) System Restrict size of session debug log file Automatically exit application when too many errors occur (which should never happen, but if it does, this should prevent affecting the rest of the system) Added some Mac specific shortcuts Improved debug logging Bugfixes Fixed not being able to join (and perform some other actions) through context menu, for channels that contain spaces in the display name Install Chatty 0.
Darktable 2.0.5 released last month, is the fifth bugfix release for the 2.0 series of darktable. Darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. Darktable 2.0.5 changelog New Features Add geolocation to watermark variables Bugfixes Mac: bugfix + build fix Lua: fixed dt.collection not working Fix softproofing with some internal profiles Fix non-working libsecret pwstorage backend Fixed a few issues within (rudimentary) lightroom import Some fixes related to handling of duplicates and/or tags Base Support Canon EOS 80D (no mRAW/sRAW support!
Calibre 2.65.1 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with an added option in Preferences-Searching to make searching case-sensitive. Calibre 2.65.1 changelog New Features: Driver for Kobo Aura One and Aura Edition 2 Kobo driver: Add an option to ignore some collections on the device. The specified collections will not be touched by the driver.
FreeFileSync 8.3-1 recently released, is a free Open Source software that helps you synchronize files and synchronize folders for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is designed to save your time setting up and running backup jobs while having nice visual feedback along the way. With FreeFileSync, you can detect moved and renamed files and folders, keep versions of deleted/updated files, including copy locked files (Volume Shadow Copy Service) etc.
Audacious 3.8 beta had been released, and its now possible to run multiple instances of Audacious. Each instance will remember its own configuration. This new release has better support for Windows, with a new installer based. Audio output on Windows now uses the native waveOut API, allowing higher bit depths, lower latency, and better integration with the system volume control. Audacious 3.8 beta changelog New audtool commands added: Enable/disable stream recording Enable/disable any plugin: effects, visualizations, etc Cuesheet support is more seamless, with the following fixes: More robust logic to prevent adding duplicate entries Display artist correctly for cuesheets with only a single PERFORMER line Add audio files normally if cuesheet support is disabled Track lengths correctly account for pregap with libcue 2.
KiCad EDA 4.0.3 recently released, is an EDA software suite for the creation of professional schematics and printed circuit boards up to 16 layers. This release is a stable release and contains many bug fixes, OSX touch pad improvements, and improved translations. This release contains a new snapshot of the documentation and libraries. It also has the latest changes from the kicad-i18n repo, which now contains complete GUI translations for the following languages: de, fr, it, ja, ru, pl, zh_CN and es.
Wireshark 2.0.5 recently released, addresses some vulnerabilities issues identified since last update, including various bugfixes. One notable issue addressed in this fix is “Wireshark loses windows decorations on second screen when restarting maximized using GNOME”. Wireshark 2.0.5 Changelog T30 FCF byte decoding masks DTC, CIG and NCS TShark crashes with option “-z io,stat,…” in the presence of negative relative packet timestamps Packet size limited during capture msg is repeated in the Info column Wireshark loses windows decorations on second screen when restarting maximized using GNOME Cannot launch GTK+ version of wireshark as a normal user Restart current capture fails with “no interface selected” error when capturing in promiscuous mode Add field completion suggestions when adding a Display filter or Y Field to the IO Graph Wireshark Qt always indicates locale as “C” Wireshark crashes every time open Statistics → Conversations | Endpoints Find function within the conversations window does not work Invalid values for USB SET_REQUEST packets Display filter dropdown hides cursor Filter for field name tcp.
Tor 0.2.8.6 has been released and it comes with a large number of improvements, changes and fixes. Tor 0.2.8.6 is the first stable version of the Tor 0.2.8 series. The Tor 0.2.8 series improves client bootstrapping performance, completes the authority-side implementation of improved identity keys for relays, and includes numerous bugfixes and performance improvements throughout the program. This release continues to improve the coverage of Tor’s test suite. Tor 0.2.8.6 Changelog New system requirements: Tor no longer attempts to support platforms where the “time_t” type is unsigned.
Calibre 2.63.0 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with regex engine update to support Unicode 9.0. Calibre 2.60.0 changelog New Features: News download: Allow controlling which periodicals are automatically sent to a specific email in Preferences-Sharing by email Edit Book: Update regex engine to support Unicode 9.
GIMP 2.8.18 was recently released to fix a vulnerability in the XCF loading code (CVE-2016-4994). With special XCF files, GIMP can be caused to crash, and possibly be made to execute arbitrary code provided by the attacker. This release includes additional bug fixes since 2.8.16. An important change has happened to the initial startup experience on Microsoft Windows and OS X platforms – any “GIMP is not responding” errors encountered there should be gone.
Squid 3.5.20 recently released, is an open source, full-featured and high-performance web proxy cache application that can be arranged hierarchically for an improvement in response time and a reduction in bandwidth usage. Squid 3.5.20 Changelog Fix icons loading speed. This bug had the annoying result of making Squid startup or restart very slow. All installations should see a few seconds shaved off startup and restart. Do not allow low-level debugging to hide important/critical messages.
Kodi v17 “Krypton” Alpha 2 recently released, comes with an awesome new default skin however the vast improvements in this release are deep in the bowels of Kodi core code. Since Kodi v16 there were 1179 pull-request (code change requests) which hold 3735 commits (code chunk changes) spread over 6679 files done. Kodi v17 “Krypton” Alpha 2 Changelog 10bit/HEVC hardware enabled playback on INtel or NVIDIA GPU that have the capabilities (see hardware specs) Refactor of scrapers Fix possible high CPU usage with GUI rendering Playback improvement on all platforms Support for multiple external ratings and userrating from GUI and smartplaylists Audio and subtitle filter added to smartplaylists Use ffmpeg for loading certain types of images and drop external libraries Added PVR to eventlog feature Various database optimisations Unify behaviour of context menu Improvements on binary add-on handling Rework of rendercapture which is used by boblight or ambilight implementations Removes SAP streams support Added MVC, framepack and 3D switching support on Raspberri-Pi Change certain settings from spinners to a list Further improvements on DirectX implementation Further unify certain skin windows to make it easier to make new skins without duplicating same code Music mood scanning Game controller add-ons Improved tag reading from music files Improvement on Kodi rendering system which should reduce CPU load and pave the way to headless some day Add InProgress node for TV Shows Fix CPU count on Android Various changes to Kodi python API.
ImageMagick 7.0.2-1 recently released, is a software suite to create, edit, compose, or convert bitmap images. It can read and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to resize, flip, mirror, rotate, distort, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply various special effects, or draw text, lines, polygons, ellipses and Bézier curves. ImageMagick 7.
Xen 4.7.0 recently released, is a completely free and open source virtual machine monitor for x86 computer platforms that has been designed from the ground up to support execution of multiple guest operating systems in isolated environments on a single machine. It is one of the most powerful virtual machine solutions for Linux, UNIX and POSIX OSes. Xen 4.7.0 Changelog Usability Improvements: In Xen 4.7, a new XL command line interface to manage PVUSB devices has been introduced to manage PVUSB devices for PV guests.
Fedora 24 had recently been released by the Fedora Project team. This latest release comes with some great new features for Fedora users to deploy in their production environments. Fedora 24 Highlights Fedora 24 Workstation release features GNOME 3.20, with many usability improvements. Some of which includes easier input device and printer settings, a better search interface, shortcut windows for keyboard commands, and more convenient music controls. Flatpak (formerly xdg-app) is another building-block feature released.
Adobe Brackets 1.7 recently released, is a lightweight, yet powerful, modern text editor. With focused visual tools and preprocessor support, Brackets is a modern text editor that makes it easy to design in the browser. Adobe Brackets 1.7 changelog What’s New CEF shell upgrade to 2623: Brackets app shell is now upgraded to CEF 2623. The long standing issue with mouse scroll being too fast on Windows is now fixed with the CEF upgrade.
Wireshark 2.1.1 development release recently released, is a free, open source packet analyzer used for network troubleshooting, monitoring, analysis, software and communications protocol development. The latest release comes with a number of vulnerabilities & bug fixes. Wireshark Changelog You can now switch between between Capture and File Format dissection of the current capture file via the View menu in the Qt GUI. You can now show selected packet bytes as ASCII, HTML, Image, ISO 8859-1, Raw, UTF-8, a C array, or YAML.
Lollypop 0.9.109 recently released, is an open-source, GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox. Lollypop provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Lollypop 0.9.109 Changelog Fix an issue with tooltips Fix an issue with some MTP devices Fix issues with collection scanner Strip search strings Rework playback menu New lock playback option (Ctrl + l) Install Lollypop 0.
Wine 1.9.12 recently released, comes with a number of new features, improvements and bugfixes. A notable update to this release is Bug fix update of the Mono engine, Initial version of a taskbar in desktop mode, Fixes for right-to-left languages in Uniscribe, More Shader Model 4 support in Direct3D, Better metafile support in RichEdit and various bug fixes. Wine 1.9.12 Update Dance eJay Demo 7 crashes due to unimplemented interface relating to devenum Bad hlp table rendering Threads not allocated to multiple processors.
RemoteBox 2.1 recently released, is a VirtualBox client tool that enables you to essentially administer the installation of a virtualbox on a server remotely (ie over the network), including its guests and interact with them as if they were running locally. RemoteBox 2.1 Changelog Added support for TCP mode on virtual serial ports Added support for encryption of the guest Added additional fields in the VMM, Encrypted & UUID Added support for 4 serial ports Added support for setting the audio controller codec Paused guests can now be powered off Set default guest OS types for new guests to Windows 7 64bit, Ubuntu 64bit, Solaris 11 64bit for their respective OS families Improved logon failure error reporting.
Calibre 2.58 recently released, is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. This latest release comes with a text search tool to conveniently search for text even if it crosses multiple HTML tags. Calibre 2.58 changelog New Features Edit Book: A text search tool to conveniently search for text even if it crosses multiple HTML tags (Search-Search ignoring HTML markup) OSX: Allow drag and drop of file onto viewer dock icon to view file Bug Fixes Workaround for incompatibility between Qt 5.
IPFire is a hardened Linux appliance distribution designed for use as a firewall. It offers corporate-level network protection for anyone who needs it, from home users all the way up to large corporations, school networks and authorities. IPFire focusses on security, stability and ease of use. A variety of add-ons can be installed with a single click, to add more features to the base system. This latest release IPFire 2.15 Core Update 86 brings various security fixes across several packages, hence its recommended that you install this update as soon as possible and to execute a reboot afterwards.