DECEMBER 31, 2016

Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program. – Linus Torvalds

Per users’ requests, we have added the following packages to our community repository:

  • afflib - An open and extensible file format to store disk images and associated metadata.
  • afl - A security-oriented fuzzer.
  • averia-fonts - The Avería GWF font family.
  • construct - A powerful declarative parser/builder for binary data.
  • ctemplate - A library implementing a simple but powerful template language for C++.
  • dff - An Open Source computer forensics platform.
  • distorm - Powerful disassembler library for x86/AMD64.
  • et-xmlfile - A low memory library for creating large XML files.
  • fbset - Framebuffer setup utility.
  • jbig2dec - Decoder implementation of the JBIG2 image compression format.
  • jdcal - Julian dates, from proleptic Gregorian and Julian calendars.
  • jsmath-fonts - Font family for jsMath.
  • libbfio - A library to provide basic file input/output abstraction.
  • libewf - A library to access the Expert Witness Compression Format (EWF).
  • libfm-qt - Core library of PCManFM-Qt (Qt binding for libfm).
  • libforensic1394 - Library for performing live memory forensics over the IEEE 1394 (FireWire) interface.
  • libglademm - C++ bindings for libglade.
  • libiodbc - Independent Open DataBase Connectivity driver library.
  • libpff - Library and tools to access the Personal Folder File (PFF) and the Offline Folder File (OFF) format.
  • libvshadow - A library to access the Volume Shadow Snapshot (VSS) format.
  • lxqt-build-tools - Various packaging tools and scripts for LXQt applications.
  • muparser - A fast math parser library.
  • mysql-workbench - A cross-platform, visual database design tool developed by MySQL.
  • openpyxl - A Python library to read/write Excel 2007 xlsx/xlsm files.
  • paprefs - A simple GTK-based configuration dialog for PulseAudio.
  • pefile - A Python module to read and work with PE (Portable Executable) files.
  • ptunnel - A tool for reliably tunneling TCP connections over ICMP echo request and reply packets.
  • pyodbc - Python bindings for UnixODBC.
  • pyorbit - Python bindings for ORBit2.
  • reglookup - Utilities for direct analysis of Windows NT-based registry files.
  • scantailor - Interactive post-processing tool for scanned pages.
  • seahorse-nautilus - PGP encryption and signing for Nautilus (GNOME Files).
  • stunnel - A program that allows you to encrypt arbitrary TCP connections inside SSL.
  • system-config-lvm - A utility for graphical configuration of Logical Volumes.
  • thermald - The Linux Thermal Daemon program from
  • tinyproxy - A light-weight HTTP proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems.
  • volatility - Advanced memory forensics framework.
  • xrdp - An open source remote desktop protocol (RDP) server.
  • yara-python - Python bindings for Yara.
  • yara - Tool aimed at helping malware researchers to identify and classify malware samples.
  • zathura-pdf-mupdf - PDF support for Zathura (MuPDF backend).
  • znc - An IRC bouncer with modules & scripts support.

To learn about how to request new packages for addition into our community repository, please check out our “pakreq” guide. Or simply shout out requests with #pakreq hashtag on our #aosc IRC channel, or on our Telegram group (joining information available on IRC).