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==Potential candidates for [community] repo==
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[[Category:Arch development]]
'''TU: Before including these packages in the [community] repo, make sure that it is permitted by the license.'''
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The AUR now allows one to sort via votes. Please use that to get a list of popular package currently in unsupported.
  
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'''TU: Before including packages in the [community] repo, make sure that it is permitted by the license.'''
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|alacarte || 45-50 ||  Menu editor for gnome
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|bin2iso || 30-35 ||  bin2iso converts RAW format (.bin/.cue) files to ISO/WAV format
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|quake3-icculus-svn || 25-30 ||  Quake3 Engine. You need the retail or demo .pk3 files to play.
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|snes9x || 25-30 ||  A portable Emulator for the Super Nintento Entertainment System
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|nvu-kde || 25-30 ||  A Dreamweaver style WYSIWYG web editor with kdemimetypes
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|rezlooks || 25-30 ||  Clean looking gtk theme engine based on the cairo-enabled CVS clearlooks engine code.
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|bmp-docklet || 20-25 ||  bmp-docklet is a plugin for the Beep Media Player. It displays an icon in your systemtray and allows several tasks like play/pau
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|mp3gain || 20-25 ||  MP3gain
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|pcmanfm || 20-25 ||  An extremly fast and lightweight file manager which features tabbed browsing and user-friendly interface
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|picasa || 20-25 ||  Picasa is software that helps you instantly find, edit and share all the pictures on your PC.
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|dark-oberon || 20-25 ||  An open source real-time strategy game similar to Warcraft II
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|links-g || 20-25 ||  A text WWW browser, similar to Lynx, with framebuffer and X graphics enabled
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|aspell-cs || 20-25 ||  Czech dictionary for aspell
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|knemo || 20-25 ||  KNemo - the KDE Network Monitor
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|par2cmdline || 20-25 ||  Providing a tool to apply the data-recovery capability concepts of RAID-like systems to the posting & recovery of multi-part arc
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|tremulous || 20-25 ||  An online team based FPS/RTS hybrid game based on the Quake3 Engine
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|crack-attack || 20-25 ||  A free OpenGL game based on the Super Nintendo classic Tetris Attack
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|dvdshrink || 20-25 ||  Create fair-use archival copies of DVD content on single-layer writable DVDs.
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|quake3-svn || 20-25 ||  Quake III Arena Engine. You'll need the pk3 files to play this.
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|truecrypt || 20-25 ||  Free open-source disk encryption software - kernel module
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|unace || 20-25 ||  unace is an extraction tool for the proprietary ace archive format
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|warsow || 20-25 ||  Free multiplayer FPS based on the Qfusion engine
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==Packages that will remain in unsupported==
 
==Packages that will remain in unsupported==
 
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|acroread ||  Adobe's PDF file viewer ||License forbids redistribution.
 
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|aurbuild ||  A utility to build and install packages from AUR. ||Automatically installs unsupported packages.
 
|aurbuild ||  A utility to build and install packages from AUR. ||Automatically installs unsupported packages.
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|google-earth ||  A 3D interface to the planet Earth ||License restriction.
 
|google-earth ||  A 3D interface to the planet Earth ||License restriction.
 
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|kqemu ||  The QEMU Accelerator Module increases the speed of QEMU when a PC is emulated on a PC. Binary distribution is not allowed. ||License restriction.
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|kopete ||  Kopete, the KDE Instant Messenger || Included in the kdenetwork package which is in the [extra] repo.
 
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|qpkg ||  Search for packages in *all* known repositories and in AUR, install or update packages directly from AUR! ||Automatically installs unsupported packages.
 
|qpkg ||  Search for packages in *all* known repositories and in AUR, install or update packages directly from AUR! ||Automatically installs unsupported packages.
 
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|realplayer ||  Real Media Player produced by RealNetworks ||License restriction.
 
|realplayer ||  Real Media Player produced by RealNetworks ||License restriction.
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|unace || unace is an extraction tool for the proprietary ace archive format  ||License restriction.
 
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|vmware-workstation ||  Virtual machine (x86) software ||License restriction.
 
|vmware-workstation ||  Virtual machine (x86) software ||License restriction.
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==Orphaned [community] packages==
 
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|addresses    || 0-5 ||  A versatile address book application for GNUstep 
 
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|apcupsd   || 0-5 ||   Apcupsd can be used for power mangement and controlling most of APC's UPS models on Unix and Windows machines.
 
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|apg      || 0-5 ||   Automated Password Generator.
 
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|arc      || 0-5 ||   This is a Linux port of SEA arc for MS-DOS
 
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|arch-artwork    || 5-10 || collection of artwork related to Arch
 
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|basilisk    || 5-10 || A free, portable Mac II emulator with JIT compiler
 
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|bhv            || 0-5 ||   Allows you to examine the contents of web browser history files
 
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|chicken    || 0-5 ||   A compiler for R5RS scheme, featuring handy extensions (snapshot)
 
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|cjc   || 0-5 ||   Jabber client with text-based user interface resembling those known from popular IRC clients.
 
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|clearsilver    || 0-5 ||   clearsilver is a fast, powerful, and language-neutral HTML template system
 
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|dfm      || 0-5 ||   A graphical file manager including desktop icons
 
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|e-uae    || 0-5 ||   The Unix Amiga Emulator -- Experimental/active tree
 
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|festival-gaim    || 0-5 ||   A gaim plugin that speaks messages using festival
 
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|fvwm-themes-devel  || 0-5 ||   Development themes for fvwm
 
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|gaim-xmms    || 0-5 ||   A gaim plugin to display current XMMS song
 
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|gaupol    || 0-5 ||   An editor for text-based subtitles
 
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|gcursor    || 0-5 ||   A mouse cursor selector for Gnome.
 
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|gnumail    || 0-5 ||   A complete and fast mail application for GNUstep
 
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|gnustep-back    || 0-5 ||   The GNUstep GUI Backend
 
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|gnustep-base    || 0-5 ||   The GNUstep base package
 
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|gnustep-gui    || 0-5 ||   The GNUstep GUI class library
 
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|gnustep-make    || 0-5 ||   The GNUstep make package
 
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|gtweakui    || 10-15 || A collection of front ends to various gconf configurations.
 
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|icomplete    || 0-5 ||   icomplete is a command line program, which lists possible completions for a certain position in a source code
 
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|id-utils    || 0-5 ||   A package of language independent tools that indexes program identifiers, literal numbers, or words of human-readable text.
 
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|linux-howtos    || 0-5 ||   Documentation on many tasks relating to Linux setup and operation.
 
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|mozplugger    || 5-10 || A Mozilla & Firefox multimedia plugin.
 
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|mudmagic    || 0-5 ||   A GTK2 mud client with automapper
 
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|outguess    || 0-5 ||   OutGuess is a universal steganographic tool
 
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|pantomime    || 0-5 ||   A set of Objective-C classes that model a mail system
 
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|partlibrary    || 0-5 ||   Collection of CAD files that can be used from the library browser of QCad
 
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|procstatd    || 0-5 ||   A daemon that can be run either from userspace or inetd that can be queried via a simple API to parse various files in /proc
 
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|pwmanager    || 0-5 ||   With PwManager you can easily manage your passwords
 
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|pwsafe    || 5-10 || A commandline program for managing encrypted password databases
 
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|pygopherd    || 0-5 ||   A modern Gopher server and HTTP gateway
 
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|pymusepack    || 0-5 ||   A python module that interfaces with musepack
 
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|pyzor    || 0-5 ||   collaborative, networked system to detect and block spam using identifying digests of messages.
 
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|schism    || 0-5 ||   Schism Tracker -- a faithful clone of the Good Old Impulse Tracker.
 
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|shn2make    || 0-5 ||   shn2make works with sets of shn or flac audio files and the make program to automate the process of burning shn archive CD-R's,
 
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|siag-office    || 5-10 || Siag Office is a tightly integrated, free office package
 
 
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|wmradio    || 0-5 ||   WindowMaker FM radio docapp.
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|yaourt                 || Yet another Arch Linux package manager wrapper ||Automatically installs unsupported packages.
 
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Revision as of 10:57, 23 April 2012

The AUR now allows one to sort via votes. Please use that to get a list of popular package currently in unsupported.

TU: Before including packages in the [community] repo, make sure that it is permitted by the license.

Packages that will remain in unsupported

Name Description Reason
acroread Adobe's PDF file viewer License forbids redistribution.
aurbuild A utility to build and install packages from AUR. Automatically installs unsupported packages.
cedega A program that lets you play Windows games in Linux License restriction.
enemy-territory Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory multiplayer FPS License restriction.
google-earth A 3D interface to the planet Earth License restriction.
kopete Kopete, the KDE Instant Messenger Included in the kdenetwork package which is in the [extra] repo.
qpkg Search for packages in *all* known repositories and in AUR, install or update packages directly from AUR! Automatically installs unsupported packages.
realplayer Real Media Player produced by RealNetworks License restriction.
unace unace is an extraction tool for the proprietary ace archive format License restriction.
vmware-workstation Virtual machine (x86) software License restriction.
yaourt Yet another Arch Linux package manager wrapper Automatically installs unsupported packages.