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  • Announcement
    Announcement: Comments Enabled

    Posted: 2006-04-18 08:33

    We are pleased to announce that the comment system is finally up and running. Feel free to share your opinions with us.

  • Development
    Electric Fence: Hunting Heap Overflows

    Posted: 2006-04-11 09:19

    Electric Fence is a memory debugger for hunting heap-based buffer overflows. It provides a wrapper around the memory management functions of the standard C library.

  • Security
    AppArmor: Much Ado About Nothing

    Posted: 2006-04-04 22:26

    AppArmor is a framework for enforcing security policies on processes. Reading, writing and executing other files can be limited.

  • Editorial
    Editorial: OS Reviews Mission Statement

    Posted: 2006-04-03 09:01

    Welcome to OS Reviews! Our mission is to deliver to you the most useful projects that exist in the world of free software.

  • Security
    OpenVPN: Virtual Private Networks Made Easy

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:57

    OpenVPN is an application to tunnel IP networks over a single TCP or UDP port in order to create a virtual private network (VPN). Authentication and encryption is done using the OpenSSL library. In contrast to IPSec the protocol is simple and robust.

  • Games
    The Battle for Wesnoth: Hero of Strategy Games

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:51

    The Battle for Wesnoth is a turn-based strategy game set in a fantasy background. Units advance by gaining fighting experience and can be carried on to the next scenario of a campaign.

  • Scientific
    Octave: The Number Cruncher

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:49

    Octave is a program for numerical computations. It provides many functions from all fields of numerical mathematics, including differentiation, integration, linear algebra and solving of nonlinear equations. Its syntax is mostly Matlab compliant.

  • Office
    Knoda: Access Denied

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:45

    Knoda is a graphical database frontend. It supports a variety of database backends and allows to edit and use tables, queries, forms and reports. A Python scripting environment adds a new dimension to database programming.

  • Graphics
    Xd3d: The Unrecognized Genius

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:41

    Xd3d is a package for advanced 2D and 3D visualization. It is mainly aimed for applications in science and engineering and supports various input formats.

  • Development
    OProfile: Behavior Analysis of Your Code

    Posted: 2006-04-03 08:36

    OProfile is a tool for profiling programs, which is often used to analyse their performance. OProfile can be used to profile both userspace and kernel code.

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