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Open Source and PASE

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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.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

OSS wish list for YUM on IBM i

My wish list for IBM i OSS on YUM Repositories: * GNUPlot* AutoSSH* QREncode* MySQL (client)* Pigz compressor* P7Zip compressor* Lynx Browser* Links Browser* Midnight Commander* VNC & ICEWM* CREATEREPO #IBMi #YUM #OSS Use Case: With createrepo...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Revamp Open Source installs

Currently the installation of open source (Node.js) has two very unfortunate consequences. 1 - I have to IPL my machine. 2 - It wipes out previous version (i.e. 0.12.12 will be wiped out by 0.12.13 of Node.js) This makes it very laborious and risk...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Not under consideration

Port ETCD and ETCDCTL to IBM i

Implement ETCD and ETCDCTL from https://etcd.io FYI ... There is already an AIX implementation under AIX Toolbox https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/aix-toolbox-linux-applications-downloads-alpha) and I list it here as two items because it is list i...
over 3 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
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

PASE port for RCLONE

Please, port RCLONE an publish on YUM repository.Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from: Use Case: We could perform some simple backups and colaborate using lots of cloud providers, including IBM Cloud Object St...
about 4 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.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-8 encoding

The Node.js runtime does a wrong conversion of ideographic characters like german umlaut and italian accented letters.Characters are written like this:Päbra -> PÀbra Delbrück -> Delbrück Please free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

include MAN pages for SAMBA PTF

since SAMBA support is installed using the open source toolset, it would be most helpful for the MAN pages to be included. Use Case: since manpages are supported with opensource installed, having the man pages will help if configuration help is ne...
over 2 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 ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration