Linux Format Packaging – February 2010

The results from the review of Linux Format Issue 128.

Software Version in LXF Version on F12 Version on F13 Comments/Review Request
Easy RPM Builder – Package building tool 0.3 None None http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php/Easy+RPM+Builder?content=114271
Digikam – Photo Organiser 1.0.0 1.0.0 1.0.0
Hydrogen – Drum synth 0.9.4 0.9.4 0.9.4
KrossWordPuzzle – Crossword creator 0.14.4 None None http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php/KrossWordPuzzle?content=111726
Kobold’s Quest – Adventure game 0.1 None None http://koboldsquest.xtreemhost.com/index.php
Mathomatic – Maths Analysis 14.6.2 15.0.0 15.0.0
Shutter – Screenshot tool 0.85 0.85.1 0.85.1
Peazip – Archiving tool 2.8 None None http://peazip.sourceforge.net
Minitube – Youtube viewer 0.8 N/A N/A Requires non-free gstreamer libraries
The legend of Edgar – 2D platform game 0.4 None None http://www.parallelrealities.co.uk/projects/edgar.php
Freeguide – TV guide 0.10.11 0.10.12 0.10.12
Taskwarrior – Console-based to-do list 1.8.4 None None http://taskwarrior.org/projects/show/taskwarrior
Kippo – SSH security tool 0.3 None None http://code.google.com/p/kippo
Agenda XML – Project time tracker 0.1.48 None None http://agendaxml.sourceforge.net
Netsniff-ng – Packet sniffing tool 0.5.2 None None http://code.google.com/p/netsniff-ng/
Goggles Music Manager – Music Manager 0.10.12 None None http://code.google.com/p/gogglesmm
Autobuild – HTML build log generator 4.0 None None http://josefsson.org/autobuild/
Gwibber – Blogging client 2.0 1.2 2.0
DansGuardian – Web Filter ? 2.10 2.10
Timekpr – Computer usage trackers ? None None https://launchpad.net/timekpr
Pessulus – lockdown editor ? 2.28 2.28
TuxMath – Arcade maths game for kids ? 1.7 1.7
Celestia – 3D space simulator ? 1.5 1.5
Tux Paint – Creative painting program ? 0.9 0.9
Tux Typing – Typing tutor ? 1.8 1.8
Dr Geo – Geometry tool ? 1.1 1.1
Step – Physics simulator ? 0.1 0.1 Part of kdeedu package
Amazon EC2 cloud compute tools ? 1.3 1.3
Blender – 3D design app 2.5 2.49b 2.49b
Docky- Desktop Utility ? None None http://do.davebsd.com/wiki/Docky/
Koffice – Productivity suite 2.1 1.6 2.1
Audacity – Sound Editor 1.3.10 1.3.9 1.3.10
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5 thoughts on “Linux Format Packaging – February 2010

  1. Oh dear, why did that Easy RPM Builder crap get featured in Linux Format? It’s an awful UI which produces very low-quality RPMs. Packaging is NOT easy and that tool does a very poor job of making it easy.

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