New Ports of the Week #20 (May 17)
Contributed by merdely on Mon May 19 11:27:33 2008 (GMT)
from the blackjack dept.
There are 21 new ports for the week of May 11 to May 17:
Some ports had
that users should be aware of.
Ports are listed in the order they were committed to the tree:
is an open source, multi-platform music application for creating
module files. It attempts to recreate the module
replay and user experience of the popular DOS program
with special playback modes available for improved Amiga
is a tool for exploring the color space and finding out
how colors, color names, and numerical color specifications are related.
was created to be a feature-rich and easy to handle CD burning
application. It can do many things, such as creating or copying audio,
data, video or mixed-mode CDs, CD ripping, and DVD ripping, burning and
The Google Data Python Client Library
makes it easy to access data
through the Google data APIs. This library provides data model and
service modules for the the following Google data services:
The core Google data code provides sufficient functionality to use this
library with any Google data API (even if a module hasn't been written
for it yet). For example, this client can be used with the
API and the YouTube
API. This library may also be used with any Atom Publishing Protocol service.
presence daemon, which is the center of all presence
transactions for Galago. This service is automatically launched by D-BUS
Totem-pl-parser is a simple GObject-based library for parsing the
various playlist formats used for online audio and video streams.
has the capability to store and retrieve simple
name/passphrase pairs in the default keyring. Unlike applications like
Nautilus and Evolution, no additional fields are stored, with the
exception of a 'magic' field to distinguish keys created by
gnome-keyring-query from those created by other applications.
is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment
based on xine-lib or
It features a playlist, a full-screen
mode, seek and volume controls, as well as keyboard navigation.
adds RSS Feeds support for evolution mail.
Evolution RSS can display articles using summary view or HTML view.
(also known as gnome-python-extras) is a set of bindings
for the GNOME platform libraries. It extends py-gnome with bindings for
several libraries. Currently covered parts are:
is a simple and fast GTK based image viewer. The minimalistic
design makes it extremly lightweight and fast with low memory usage.
is a CGI program to convert LaTeX math formulae into gif images
without the need to install LaTeX in httpd's chroot.
is a graphical frontend for CUPS, the Common UNIX Printing System.
It is used to have an easy (and graphical) access to all of the many
options of cups-managed printers.
is a a command line MPEG audio/video/system file toolbox, that
slices and joins audio and video files, including MPEG1, MPEG2 and MP3.
is C++ library to create, manipulate and render SVG files.
is a cross-platform DVD authoring application that makes
possible for video enthusiasts to create professional-looking DVDs.
The main DVDStyler features are:
- you can drag and drop MPEG files directly
- you can create NTSC/PAL menus
- you can import image file for background
- you can place text and images anywhere on the menu screen
- you can change font/color
- you can put buttons, change font and colors
- you can copy and paste any menu object
- you can set chapters for each movie
- you can change post command for each movie
is a module to parse human readable duration
strings like "2 minutes and 3 seconds" to seconds.
The goal of
is to provide an omnipresent versatile search
interface. By typing search terms into the deskbar entry in your panel
you are presented with the search results as you type.
Seaches are handled by a series of plugins. DeskbarApplet provides a
simple interface to manage these plugins to provide you with the search
results that fit your needs.
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