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Open Source and PASE

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Add Deno a runtime for TypeScript to IBM i

Add Deno to the open source RPM for IBM i.https://github.com/denoland/deno Use Case: Have an alternative to Node that is a more secure secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript. 1.) Improve security with secure defaults such as scripts not havi...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Node ODBC use user's library list that is running the process

When using the odbc connector in a Nodejs application I want the connector to use the library list of the user that is running the application. Currently I have to manually add a list of libraries to the connection string. Use Case: It is not idea...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Port .NET (Core) to IBM i via RPM

Now that Mono runs on IBM i (thanks to Calvin Buckley again!), it should be possible to port .NET Core, which is now the main .NET Framework, to IBM i without such a big effort. Use Case: Porting lots of .NET Server Applications to IBM i, using DB...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Pleas port ImageMagick to the yum repository

ImageMagick is a great tool for images creation and manipulation (https://www.imagemagick.org/). It also have options to convert images to a format suitable for printing. Use Case: Examples:- print an image directly from IFS,- convert a png image ...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Add Orion to Yum repository

Please add Orion to Yum rpm repository. It was/is available as 5733OPS licensed product but not as rpm package. Use Case: There is no development tool on IBM i for open source languages. It would be nice to have a server based development tool, li...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

filebeat for IBM i / PASE

Enable filebeat to run on IBM i PASE. If not possible, enable an OpenSource substitute for filebeat. Filebeat is a very popular log shipper for solutions such as IBM Log Analysis and OpenSource ELK Use Case: log files generated and written to the ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Add CDRECORD & DVDRECORd to yum repositories

Add the open source cdrkit (or cdrecord & dvdrecord) utilities to the IBM i yum repositories so that CD & DVD images can be built entirely on the i. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cdrkithttps://sourceforge.net/projects/cdrtools/ Use Case: T...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Add Mozilla Firefox to YUM repository on IBM i

With Firefox browser we could browse pages from IBM i Use Case: I think it's really useful on an environment with VNC or X11, so we could install some programs requiring some browsing for features selection.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Add IceWM to the IBM i YUM repository

IceWM is a lightweight Windows Manager , ideal for VNC Use Case: With IceWM+VNC we could create a small footprint environment where we could run a small desktop with iACS, Firefox and some other IBM i tools, like a Terminal Server
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Add Lynx Browser to YUM repository

Please, add Lynx Browser to the IBM i YUM repository Use Case: Besides we can browse the web using Lynx, we can also convert HTML to TXT data using the "-dump" option.
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration