Package Descriptions

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This package descriptions are exported from the latest ROCK Linux development snapshot. Packages marked with an asteric (*) did not compile without errors in the last reference build and need some fixing.

Package List - Repository 'public'

 PackageVersionShort Description
 agg2.5 a high quality rendering engine for C++
 alsaplayer0.99.76 PCM audio player for Linux and compatible OSes
 asciidoc8.2.6 converts an AsciiDoc text file to DocBook, HTML or LinuxDoc
 atlas3.9.14 Automatically Tuned Linear Algebra Software (ATLAS)
 auctex11.13 An IDE for LaTeX using GNU Emacs
 aufs20081018 Another UnionFS
 autoconf2132.13 A GNU tool for automatically configuring source code (compatibility version)
 autogen5.8.7 The Automated Text and Program Generation Tool
 autotrace0.31.1 Converts bitmap to vector graphics
*avahi0.6.23 a system which facilitates service discovery on a local network
*avifile0-7-050913 library to access AVI videos via original Windows(tm) dlls
 bibletime1.4.1 Bible Study Software for KDE
 bitstream-vera-fonts1.10 High quality "open-sourced" vector fonts
 bladeenc0.94.2 BladeEnc is a freeware MP3 encoder
*blender2.45 A powerfull 3D modeller
*bochs2.1.1 portable (C++) x86/x86-64 emulator
 boost1.35 Peer-reviewed STL style libraries for C++
 boost-jam3.1.16 A make-like program
 cabextract1.1 A program to extract Microsoft cabinet files
 cfitsio3.100 C and Fortran library for accessing FITS (Flexible Image Transport System)
 cinepaint0.20-1 A Cinema post-production ready version of The GNU Image Manipulation Program
 clisp2.48 GNU CLISP - an ANSI Common Lisp
 cln1.1.11 Class Library for Numbers
 clucene-core0.9.16a a C++ search engine
 cmake2.8.0 A cross-platform, open-source make system
*coda6.0.8 Advanced networked filesystem
 commonc++1.3.17 portable set of basis classes for C++
 consolekit0.3.0 a framework for defining and tracking users, login sessions and seats
 cpufreqd1.2.0 CPU frequency scaling daemon
*croquet-sdk1.0_Beta The Croquet Project SDK
 darkglass0.0.5 A X11 Xcursor theme
 dbus-python0.83.0 message bus system - python bindings
 ddrescue1.10 A block copier, which ignores errors.
 dejagnu1.4.4 The DejaGNU package contains a framework for testing other programs.
 dhcdbd3.0 Red Hat DHCP D-BUS Daemon
 docbook-oasis1.73.2 XML scheme for documentation
 docbook-xsl1.73.2 XML scheme for documentation
*dosemu1.2.2 A DOS emulator
 doxygen1.5.3 documentation system for C++, Java, IDL and C
 e16keyedit0.2 Enlightenment v0.16 key-binding editor
 e16menuedit0.1 Enlightenment v0.16 menu editor
 eawpatches0 A freely redistributable set of GUS compatible patches for TiMidity
 emacs-xemacs-shared21.4.15 Shared user utilities of emacs and xemacs
 enlightenment160.16.7.1 Enlightenment X11 Windowmanager v16
 enscript1.6.1 Converts text and other types of files to PostScript(TM)
 epplets-160.7 Enlightenment v0.16 applets
 epplets-extra160.5 Enlightenment v0.16 extra epplets
 etcnetconf0.0.7 /etc/net configurator
*eterm160.9.3 Enlightenment terminal
 exim4.54 A Mail Tranfer Agent
 exiv20.17.1 a C++ library and a command line utility to manage image metadata
 expect5.43.0 Lets you automate telnet, ftp, passwd, fsck, rlogin, tip, etc.
 facile1.1 a constraint programming library written in OCaml
*fftw2.1.5 Fastest Fourier Transform in The West
 flash-player9 The Adobe Flash Player
 flexlm9.2.1 FLEXlm(TM) License Manager
 fnlib0.5 Font library for Enlightenment 0.16
 fuse2.6.2 A simple user-space filesystem interface for Linux
 gamix1.99.p14 Gtk+ ALSA mixer
 gcl2.6.7 GNU Common Lisp
*gcombust0.1.55 GTK+ frontend for mkisofs, mkhybrid, cdrecord, and cdlabelgen.
 gecko-mediaplayer0.5.1 a browser plugin for GNOME MPlayer
 getfem++3.1 a generic and efficient C++ library for finite element methods
 ggz-client-libs0.14.1 GGZ Gaming Zone core client
*ginac1.2.1 C++ library for algebraic manipulations.
 gnome-mplayer0.5.1 a GNOME GUI for MPlayer
 gnuplotpy1.7 Gnuplot interface for Python
 gocr0.39 Open source Optical Character Recognition program
 gpa0.7.0 GNU Privacy Assistant
 gphoto2.3.0 The GNU Digital Still Camera Programs
 gpl-fonts1.002 freely available web core fonts licensed under the GPL
 gsm1.0.12 GSM 06.10 lossy speech compression
*gsmlib1.10 A library for GSM modem access
 gtoaster1.0Beta6 A full CD creation suite for X11.
 guile1.6.7 GNU extension language library
*gutenprint5.0.0 Top Quality Printer Drivers
 hdf51.6.2 NCSA Hierarchical Data Format v5
*hermes1.3.2 HERMES Graphics Library
 indilib0.5 an distributed interface control protocol for astronomical devices
 intltool0.40.5 Gnome international tools
 itcl3.2.1 Incremental TCL (TCL extension)
*jack0.102.20 The audio connection kit
 jasper1.701.0 JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard (i.e., ISO/IEC 15444-1) implementation
 kerberos51.6.3 TODO: Short Information
 kooldock0.3 A dock for KDE with cool visual enhancements and effects.
 latex2html2002-2-1 A LaTeX to HTML converter
 libao0.8.6 A cross-platform audio library
 libcss0.1.0 A library for decrypting the css algorithm
 libdiscid0.1.1 A Library for creating MusicBrainz DiscIDs
 libdvdplay1.0.1 A library for DVD navigation support
 libggz0.14.1 GGZ Gaming Zone core client
 libgphoto2.3.0 The GNU Digital Still Camera Library
 libmpeg1.3.1 The MPEG Library
*libmpeg31.6 The MPEG Library - version 3
 libmspack2006-09-20 A library for Microsoft compression formats
 libmusicbrainz33.0.1 MusicBrainz client library version 3
 libnl1.1 netlink library
 libnova0.12.2 a general purpose celestial mechanics, astrometry and astrodynamics library
 liboil0.3.15 library of simple functions optimized for various CPUs
 librep0.17 librep - an embeddable LISP environment
 libsigc++11.0.4 Typesafe Signal Framework for C++
 libsigc++121.2.5 Typesafe Signal Framework for C++
 libsndfile1.0.16 A library for accessing various audio file formats
 libunicode0.4.gnome library for manipulating Unicode characters and string
 libwbxml20.9.0 A WBXML parser and encoder.
 maxima5.19.2 An implementation of MIT's Macsyma system for computer-based algebra.
 mc4.1.40-pre9 The Midnight Commander visual shell
 mew3.3 message client for Emacs
 microsoft-web-core-fonts0.1 freely available web core fonts from Microsoft(R)
 mkpwd0.7 A scalable password generator.
 mp3info0.8.4 A MP3 techical info viewer and ID3 1.x tag editor
 mpg3210.2.10 A simple CML mp3 player
*multisync2004-12-18 A calendar synchronization program.
*nload0.5 Network traffic visualizer
 nmap4.01 advanced network audit tool/portscanner
 nspr3.11.7 Netscape portable runtime library and Network Security Services
 ntfs-3g1.5012 NTFS-3G Read/Write Driver
*numpy23.3 Numerical Python
 nxcomp1.5.0-80 A library for X11 compression
 nxproxy1.5.0-9 A X11 proxy with extensive compression support
*obexftp0.10.6 An application for file copying over the OBEX protocol
*octave3.2.0 Octave high-level language based on LAPACK Fortran libraries
*ogle0.9.1 An open source DVD player
*opal2.2.11 Open Phone Abstraction Library
 openbabel2.2.0 a chemical toolbox
 openh3231.18.0 Open H.323 library
*openjade1.3.2 A DSSSL implementation, an ISO standard for formatting SGML/XML documents
 openobex1.3 Object Exchange (OBEX) protocol implementation
 opensync0.34 a synchronization framework
 pam_ldap169 LDAP Pluggable Authentication Module
*pcmcia-cs3.2.8 The Linux PCMCIA (PC-Card) Utilities
 pdnsd1.2.1-par A simple DNS proxy cache for small networks and dialin accounts
 ploticus232 data display engine
 plugger5.1.3 Streaming Multimedia Plugin for Unix Mozilla
 povray3.6 A free raytracer
 pwlib1.10.10 Multi-platform class library
 pycairo1.4.0 Python bindings for the [WWW]cairo graphics library
 pycrypto2.0.1 a collection of cryptographic algorithms and protocols in Python
 pynumarray1.0 Numerical Python
 pyrex0.9.4.1 a Language for Writing Python Extension Modules
 pytables0.8.1 HDF5 interface for Python
 qcad2.0.4.0 A Qt based 2D CAD application
*qcake0.5.8.3 20040510 20050831 20060524 20060524 20060817 The Gamemaker Sound Catalogue for QCake - The Gamemaker 3D Catalogue for QCake - The Gamemaker Shader Catalogue for QCake - The Gamemaker SPL Script Catalogue for QCake - The Gamemaker Demos for QCake - The Gamemaker
 qimageblitz0.0.5 a graphical effect and filter library for KDE 4
*qmatplot0.4.2 A gnuplot-like plotting tool with Qt frontend
*raidtools1.00.3 The user-level utils for setting up software RAIDs under Linux.
 rasqal0.9.16 RDF Query Library
 redland1.0.8 Redland RDF Application Framework
*root4.00.08 An Object-Oriented Data Analysis Framework.
 rss_glx0.7.5 Really Slick Screensavers Port to GLX
 rxvt2.7.9 Lightweight Xterm replacement
 sane-frontends1.0.13 Scanner Access Now Easy - The frontends
 scientificpy2.4.6 Scientific Python
*scribus1.3.1 DTP ala QuarkXPress etal
*siefs0.5 A user-space filesystem for Siemens mobile phones
 sodipodi0.34 A GNOME SVG (Scaleable Vector Graphic) application
 soprano2.1.1 a QT wrapper API to different RDF storage solutions
 sox12.17.9 Sound eXchange
 spamassassin3.2.3 A mail filter to identify spam
 squid2.6.STABLE7 Internet Object Cache
 strigi0.5.9 a fast and light desktop search engine
*superkaramba0.35 A tool for interactive eye-candy on your KDE desktop
 swi-prolog5.2.6 A Prolog System
 sword1.5.7 Research and manipulation API for Biblical texts
 sylpheed1.0.0 a lightweight Gtk+ eMail client
*tex-ttf0.3 The TeX metafonts in TrueType form
 tex4htr3 A LaTeX to HTML converter
*texmacs1.0.3.11 A structured "wysiwyg" technical text editor.
*transcode1.0.2 a video-stream processing tools
 transfig3.2.5-alpha7 Tools for creating TeX documents with graphics
 tuxcursor0.4 A XFree cursor theme with Tux
 twisted2.4.0 an event-driven networking framework written in Python
 typo33.6.2 TYPO3 sources -- a free, professional Web content management system. TYPO3 dummy package - empty site with a single admin TYPO3 quick start - tutorial site TYPO3 Test site -- advanced test site
 vcdimager0.7.23 full-featured mastering suite for (Super) Video CDs
 vlock1.3 virtual console locker
*vnc4.0 Virtual Network Computing
*vorbis-tools1.1.1 Tools for working with Ogg Vorbis files
 w32codec20071007 The dlls needed by libavifile and mplayer
 waimea0.4.0 A X11 window manager
 windowmaker0.91.0 The X11 windowmanager for the GNU-Step environment
 wine1.0.1 Wine Is Not an Emulator
 wwwoffle2.8d World Wide Web Offline Explorer
 wxmaxima0.8.3a a cross platform GUI for the computer algebra system Maxima based on wxWidgets.
 xautolock2.2 automatically locks your X11 after a given time
*xawtv3.94 X (athena widget set) TV (V4L) application
 xemacs21.4.15 X11 version of Emacs
 xemacs-packages2004-02-02 The XEmacs package collection
*xfig3.2.4 An interactive drawing tool
 xlockmore5.14.1 A collection of screen-savers and -lockers for X
 xmlto0.0.20 front-end to an XSL toolchain
 xosd2.2.12 library for displaying shaped text
*xpdf3.02pl2 A PDF viewer for X (which does not use ghostview ;-)
 xsane0.96 A full SANE environment
 xsnow1.42 A X-windows application that will let it snow on your desktop
 xzgv0.8 Gtk+ image viewer
 zopeinterface3.1.0c1 zope.interface package from Zope 3