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27Jul/100

Buc, another open source software firm

billera-buc

It dates back to October 2009 thelast change to the code of BUC (Just One Click), we are talking once again of a usable and useful software that seems to have closed the whole shebang.

As indicated in the site ...

BUC - Just A Click - (a xml parser in C flanked by a generator dynamic interfaces in C with QT), è un software Open Source (GPL2) per GNU/Linux, developed by Matteo Ava in collaboration with Valerio Billera and the SiciLinuX Group, able to transform bash script (text file made executable, containing commands to be executed) in applications with convenient graphical interface and give a graphical interface to programs that can be run only from the command line.

2Feb/102

Alien will turn to “deb” in “rpm” and vice versa

alien

Today we see a small handbook for the operation of "alien”, application that converts archives "deb"To Debian in “rpm"To RedHat, and vice versa. Clearly available only for GNU / Linux. Although it is a stable software and regularly updated, “alienshould not be used for the installation of packages important for the system. Alien offers an alternative if they do not exist compiled packages for your distribution, is not suitable to replace the system libraries.