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Open Source and PASE

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Add VNC Server to IBM i YUM respository

VNC Server allows to run a remote desktop on IBM i without using Terminal Server Use Case: With VNC Server & a lightweight WM we could run some useful tools "INSIDE" our IBM i, even from a browser (VNC-JAVA), like iACS, Firefox, xTERM...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future 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

include SAMBA support in RPMs (moving from PTF support)

the current support for SAMBA is provided by PTF. It would be beneficial if this support was moved to the new RPM OpenSource offering Use Case: easier adoption of SAMBA if we do not have to download A PTF then run an install or update script
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Add support for KDE, gnome or other open source desktop software

Give IBMi a GUI desktop capability other than current web based options. Use Case: Allow use of existing and future desktop based open source tools and applications. It could also be used as a central location for system administrative tasks and o...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Subversion client needed for IBM i

A Subversion client for IBM i is needed for working with environments that use an existing svn server to get the repositories/packages installed on the IBM i for development or deployment. SVN clients are currently available and supported for Wind...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 7 Not under consideration

Third party URL for RPM repositories in "Manage Open Source Packages" in ACS

The new feature in ACS for managing open source RPM packages is great. However, it only covers IBM delivered RPM from the official IBM site. There is many other open source packages out there used today as building blocks for modern applications ....
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 6 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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Please port the newly open-sourced Swift programming language to IBM i under 5733OPS

I assume that we've given the COMMON process enough time to percolate on this submission from 5Dec2015: http://requirements.common.org/powerbase/view/ideasIBM.htm?db=ideasIBM&Where=ID%20=%20371 Problem:Our IBM i development community struggles...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Port Mongodb

Port Mongodb to IBM i PASE. https://mongodb.com Use Case: It is starting to become more prevalent that tools(n1) are using NoSQL databases as their means to store data. This means we can't adopt those tools to further our businesses and we are lef...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Not under consideration