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Package Description License wanted by remark
Logwatch Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system. specific (like GPL) Admins Logwatch parses through your system's logs for a given period of time and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify, in as much detail as you require. Logwatch is easy to use and will work right out of the package on most systems.
As I got another request from a customer, this is now on the feature request list. It was also suggested to drop logdigest instead - any comments? --Holger 08:01, 27 April 2006 (UTC)
I also vote for logwatch. As for logdigest, I only use it because I don't have logwatch in SuSE. I suspect nobody will miss it. --Laurent 12:14, 8 June 2006 (UTC)
Fcron Fcron is a periodical command scheduler which aims at replacing Vixie Cron, so it implements most of its functionalities. GNU GPL Admins Fcron is a scheduler. It aims at replacing Vixie Cron, so it implements most of its functionalities. But contrary to Vixie Cron, fcron does not need your system to be up 7 days a week, 24 hours a day: it also works well with systems which are not running neither all the time nor regularly (contrary to anacrontab). In other words, fcron does both the job of Vixie Cron and anacron, but does even more and better.
Vuurmuur Vuurmuur is a powerful middle-end/front-end for netfilter/iptables aimed at system-administrators who need a decent firewall, but don't have netfilter specific knowledge. GNU GPL Admins The program is basicly split into three pieces. One piece (the middle-end) converts humanly-readable rules, hosts, groups, networks, zones, interfaces and services into a iptables ruleset (or optional into a bash-script). The second part is a little daemon that converts the netfiler logs to easy readable logs, that reflect all the predefined objects described above. The third part is a Ncurses-based Gui (the front-end) in which one can manage the firewall. Most important here is the real-time feedback. Logs can be viewed in real-time, using colours for easy interpretation. Also, the current connections can be viewed in real-time. Filtering possibilities make it easy to monitor specific hosts or services.
all spec files merge RPM 4.4 specs with Fedora various users of RPM distros Now that SUSE Factory is finally upgrading to RPM 4.4, there should be more coordination on spec files with Fedora Rawhide. Once upon a time, one could take RPMs from SUSE and rebuild them on Red Hat and vice versa, with minimal effort. When Red Hat passed up SUSE with newer, incompatible versions of RPM, this could no longer be done. Now users will start to share SRPMs again (because they can), and Red Hat and Novell could only benefit from behaving like their users do (i.e., cooperating with each other).
ARJ A portable version of the ARJ archiver GPL users
OpenAFS OpenAFS is an open source implementation of the Andrew distributed file system (AFS). AFS is a distributed filesystem product. It is used by large companies, and by a lot of schools. IBM Public Licence (OSI) Users Althouh the code is Open, and its under an OSI approved licence, OpenAFS has a kernel module involved. The module is IBM PL and not GPL. This is why openafs is _not_ in the kernel, I believe it would be legal to have OpenAFS source packages still? and a Binary package for the non-kernel stuff. -lrburton
Autopackage Autopackage is a user friendly package manager LGPL All users wanting to install linux software after install, especially from the internet. Autopackage could be integrated into OpenSUSE, not as a sole package manager yet, but as an alternative and encouraged method to install software. It will make a lot of users lives easier and it can handle most big open-source packages. It is currently version 1.07.
ccrypt Secure encryption and decryption of files and streams GPL Tiago Gasiba ccrypt is a utility for encrypting and decrypting files and streams. It was designed as a replacement for the standard unix crypt utility, which is notorious for using a very weak encryption algorithm. ccrypt is based on the Rijndael cipher. This cipher is believed to provide very strong security.
bioapi library library for biometric authentification, e.g. fingerprint scanners unclear Users The wish is also for full integration into authentification via pam and visible authentification in kdm/gdm/xdm together with good configuration abilities
cryptfs-luks Full disk encryption using cryptsetup-LUKS GPL everyone with need for strong and transportable encryption, hmilz, liquidat I already have a working framework, either booting from an USB stick or modifying GRUB. Please contact me if you're interested. This is especially important because in many corporate environments, full disk encryption is a must, and there is no commercial product yet for this purpose. I'd expect such a feature in the upcoming Novell Linux Desktop 10.

It is the upcomming encryption standard which is already supported by gentoo and fedora core, the sources are easy to build on a Suse 10.0 system. There is a Windows implementation, too. It has some nice and important advantages compared to all other solutions.

It still has all the old problems of the cryptofs implementations for linux. For instance nobody ever looked closely on the initialisation vector generation of this implementation (ESSIV). There are other things too that are missing (See for instance this paper). Its better than cryptoloop i agree but its still not THE implementation we should switch to. -Henne

First: the problems around the initialisation vectors are very detailed described in the publications of Clemens Fruhwirth I read so it's not true that nobody ever looked closely on it. But anyway: these problems are problems of the linux and the design of the linux kernel - this is not a place to discuss it, and it is not a reason against adding this package! --liquidat

Lustre kernel patches Luster is a clustered file system. GPL Cluster administrators SL-10.0-OSS has pleased me thus far with its collection of clustering tools. I have been able to setup commodity clusters with realative ease. However what is needed for true expansion is a highly scalable filesystem capable of storing 10s of terabytes. Large filesystems are what Lustre does best. SLES 9 incorporates these patches from the discs.
CDemu Kernel module for mounting CUE/BIN cdrom images in loopback GPL v2 Users Definetly faster than bin2iso+loopmount, useful if some friend/collegue gives you CUE/BIN cd images
dbfs database filesystem Filesystem that is based on a relational database and allows comfortable metadata-based browsing of files freeware User It's a student project but really great. Exactly what MS does with their WinFS, but miles ahead. Probably no replacement for reiser, but on a separate partition a huge improvement.
Elektra This is a registry system OSI-compatible
GFS The open source cluster file system for enterprise deployments. GPL Cluster Admins It's a really usefull feature to have a cluster aware FS.

Our kernel will stay with the mainline kernel as close as possible. So we will pick it up once the mainline kernel picks it up. -Msmeissn

gmailfs Gmail Filesystem GPL some persons with gmail-account GmailFS provides a mountable Linux filesystem which uses your Gmail account as its storage medium.
InitNG a sysvinit replacement that could boot the linux machine faster GPL All users If this init system could be included, then there will have no one to blame Linux for its slow booting speed anymore :-)
mksh MirBSD Korn Shell MirBSD/2+3-clause BSD/ISC Thorsten Glaser Enhanced pdksh derivate, see website for details. Is part of Debian, Gentoo, Crux, grml and others, too.
MultiSeat Linux like this (big) pdf Multiple user on ONE Linux Box GPL Internet cafes, schools, me This should replace this procedure and how it works fine
[1] WiFi MPPE/MPPC support for Kernel and PPPD kernel and PPPD patch allowing to use WiFi with very popular microsoft encryption/compression GPL users Existing support for MPPE in the kernel is not enough. Some people report to get "Unsupported protocol ..." error after succesfull authentication. The MPPE/MPPC is very poular standard, a lot of people have problems with it. Manually pathing kernel is rather hard for plain users.
OpenPKG 2.4 cross-platform package-handling-system OSI approved licenses Companies writing software for UNIX/LINUX/BSDs etc. Please see for further licensing information
python-distutils Required to install some Python modules PSF Python non-developers python-distutils is currently bundled with python-devel. But also non-developers need it, so there should be a stand-alone python-distutils.
pam-mysql PAM module backed by MySQL LGPL SysAdmins
rlocate File location program GPL v2 Users File locations are updated on the fly.

According to Msmeissn the kernel module is not clean, and the devs could better be using the audit frame work.

shfs Secure shell filesystem kernel module GPL users "Mount ANY dir from ANY host in a SECURE way". They already include a way to make a rpm package, but it has to be rebuilt every time you upgrade the kernel. Would be nice if it was included.
squashfs Squashfs is a compressed read-only filesystem for Linux. GPL admins most bootable cd images are using squashfs. so it would be nice if it was possible to edit them in suse. for image mounting a kernel patch is needed, but since squashfs 3.0 "A new Unsquashfs utility has been added which allows Squashfs filesystems to be decompressed without mounting.", so it is possible to add squashfs support without kernel patches.
formatting abilities instead of install handy for those using installation disk for recovery GPL everyone I am just suggesting a small modification to the existing installer, so you can easilly partition and format, then exit. It's not plain how to do this at this moment.
TestDisk TestDisk is a partition recovery utility GPL v2 sysadmin and unlucky user Works with FAT, NTFS, EXT2/EXT3, RFS...
what's the difference to gpart? -kernelhacker
Testdisk is much more complete and nicer to use. For example, testdisk handles extended partitions, and let's you replace a corrupted NTFS boot sector with it's backup. -mikedep333
TrueCrypt Frontend to using encrypted container-files, works with windows and linux open source (not quite sure which license) everyone It is nice to use the same container on windows and linux; at the moment it has to be installed by hand, and the modules need to be recompiled at each kernel update
xsel Command utility to interact with X selections free (not sure what kind) users xsel is a utility to pipe to and from the current X selection from the command line. It is useful for many kinds of scripts. For example, I used it to create a script that would speak the current selection using festival.
sensors-applet GNOME Panel to display readings from hardware sensors GPL everyone Once I had some hw-problems and this applet is nice to monitor those parameters

Package Wishlists: Base - Development - Drivers - Emulation - Eyecandy - Games - Mobile Computing - Multimedia - Network - Productivity - Science - Various - Packages that were already there