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SEUL: the next seul-announce mail
I'm going to send this out in the next day or so. Comments and
suggestions on either wording or comment are appreciated. Doug and
Ales: it would be neat to have a section on seul-edu updates (new
projects started, things we've updated, etc) and the latest gEDA
release (plus tools: basically, a list of projects and URLs, one per
line, of stuff that people might want to look at).
Should we also include blurbs for projects which have had a new version
out since the last seul-announce mail? That would probably double the
size of the mail... what do we think people are interested in reading?
Subject: status update
SEUL has added a number of new projects over the past few months, focusing
on providing more useful (or appealing) end-user applications for the Linux
gFTP is a multithreaded FTP client for UNIX based machines running X
Windows. It features simultaneous downloads, bookmarks menu to easily
manage your sites, ftp and http proxy support, and much much more. Its
official homepage is http://gftp.seul.org, and you can download the source
code at http://gftp.seul.org/gftp-2.0.4.tar.gz.
GPeriodic is a periodic table application for Linux. It allows you to browse
through a periodic table of the elements, and view detailed information on
each of the elements. 118 elements are currently listed.
The homepage is at http://gperiodic.seul.org/, and the current version is
1.2.6, at ftp://ftp.seul.org/pub/gperiodic/gperiodic-1.2.6.tar.gz
gPS is a graphical process status tool for Linux, working like ps and top
(or the Windows Task Manager). It may refresh automatically every second or
refresh upon user requests. Homepage is at http://gps.seul.org/, latest
version is 0.4.1 at ftp://ftp.seul.org/pub/gps/gps-latest.tar.gz
GtkPool is a pool simulation/game engine written with Gtk. It currently
supports 8-ball pool, complete with customizable physics.
http://gtkpool.seul.org, download the latest version at
Project Independence (http://independence.seul.org/) is in the `Comparison
of Linux Distributions' in the September Linux Journal:
We're hosting the list archives for the Kidsgames project:
Pingus is a Lemmings-like game distributed under the GPL.
Tarball: http://pingus.seul.org/pingus-0.2.2.tar.gz (probably not so
useful since it requires another lib (ClanLib)
Roster is a set of perl scripts that automate adding students and staff to
a wide variety of school servers. Website is at http://roster.seul.org/, and
the latest tarball is http://roster.seul.org/downloads/roster-0.8.1.2.tar.gz
Settlers is a game based on the German boardgame 'Settlers of Catan'. It's
designed for 2-4 players in a network game. Website is at
http://settlers.seul.org/, and the latest tarball can be found at
X ARCHON--an X11 clone of the original ARCHON from the early '80s--is
a game somewhat resembling chess, except the strategy is simpler,
and there is one-on-one combat when two pieces want the same square.
Check out http://xarchon.seul.org for more info.