Binary Packages

Manulix, the 100% free installable LiveCD based on Linux kernel, uClibc standard C library, and GNU tools (GNU/uClibc/Linux distribution)

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Package name Size Description URL License Build date

Core system (7 packages)

linux-2.6.32.1-libre-powerpc-2.kernelpkg.tar.bz2 5616.0 KiB the Linux kernel; 100% free http://www.fsfla.org/svnwiki/selibre/linux-libre/ GPLv2 Dec 24, 2009
linux-2.6.32-libre-powerpc.headers.tar.bz2 578.5 KiB kernel headers http://kernel.org/ GPLv2 Dec 19, 2009
uClibc-858-gab40337-powerpc.binpkg.tar.bz2 819.0 KiB uClibc is much smaller than the GNU C Library, but nearly all applications supported by glibc also work perfectly with uClibc http://www.uclibc.org/ LGPL Feb 11, 2010
binutils-2.20.51.20100213-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 4204.2 KiB a GNU collection of binary utilities http://sourceware.org/binutils/ GPLv3+ Feb 13, 2009
gcc-4.4.3-powerpc-gnu-linux-uclibc-2.binpkg.tar.bz2 13956.3 KiB the GNU Compiler Collection version 4.4.3 http://gcc.gnu.org/ (source tarball: gcc-4.4.3.tar.bz2) GPLv3+ Jan 23, 2010
busybox-1729-g125c2d2-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 331.9 KiB a single binary which includes versions of a large number of system programs, including a shell, as well as ifconfig and route http://www.busybox.net/ GPLv2 Feb 13, 2010
module-init-tools-3.11.1-git-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 201.7 KiB kernel module management utilities https://modules.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page GPLv2+ Dec 20, 2009

Common libraries (7 packages)

zlib-1.2.3-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 67.1 KiB "A Massively Spiffy Yet Delicately Unobtrusive Compression Library" http://www.zlib.net/ zlib License Dec 12, 2009
gmp-5.0.0-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 418.9 KiB GNU MP, a library for arbitrary precision arithmetic, signed integers operations, rational numbers and floating point numbers http://gmplib.org/ LGPLv3+ Jan 24, 2010
mpfr-2.4.2-p3-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 289.1 KiB a C library for multiple-precision floating-point computations with correct rounding; it is efficient and also has a well-defined semantics http://www.mpfr.org/ LGPLv2+ and GPLv2+ Jan 24, 2010
mpc-0.8.1-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 56.8 KiB a C library for the arithmetic of complex numbers with arbitrarily high precision and correct rounding of the result http://www.multiprecision.org/ LGPLv2.1+ Jan 24, 2010
libtool-2.2.7a.20091212-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 429.0 KiB a set of shell scripts which automatically configure UNIX and UNIX-like systems to generically build shared libraries http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/ GPLv2+ Dec 26, 2009
ncurses-5.7-20100320-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 757.5 KiB provides a terminal-independent method of updating character screens with reasonable optimization http://invisible-island.net/ncurses/ncurses.html MIT Mar 23, 2010
openssl-0.9.8m-powerpc-uclibc-2.binpkg.tar.bz2 2101.0 KiB a general purpose cryptography library with TLS implementation; provides support for secure communications between machines; includes a certificate management tool and shared libraries which provide various cryptographic algorithms and protocols http://www.openssl.org/ OpenSSL License Mar 7, 2010

System programs (13 packages)

bash-4.1-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 416.4 KiB GNU Bourne Again shell http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/ GPLv2+ May 16, 2010
make-v3.81-7-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 195.1 KiB tool for controlling the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source files; make allows users to build and install packages without any significant knowledge about the details of the build process http://www.gnu.org/software/make/ GPLv2+ Mar 27, 2010
ccache-v3.0pre1-2-gcb2902b-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 30.0 KiB ccache is a compiler cache; it acts as a caching pre-processor to C/C++ compilers, using the -E compiler switch and a hash to detect when a compilation can be satisfied from cache; this often results in a 5 to 10 times speedup in common compilations http://ccache.samba.org/ GPLv3+ May 12, 2010
e2fsprogs-1.41.10-70-g1d18a55-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 1239.3 KiB provides the filesystem utilities for use with the ext2 filesystem; also supports the ext3 and ext4 filesystems http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/ GPLv2 Feb 22, 2010
procps-3.2.8-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 156.0 KiB the package that has a bunch of small useful utilities that give information about processes using the /proc filesystem; includes the programs ps, top, vmstat, w, kill, free, slabtop, and skill http://procps.sourceforge.net/ GPLv2+ Feb 13, 2010
iptables-1.4.6-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 547.3 KiB tools for managing Linux kernel packet filtering capabilities; software inside this framework enables packet filtering, network address [and port] translation (NA[P]T) and other packet mangling http://www.netfilter.org/ GPLv2+ Jan 31, 2010
file-5.03-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 423.2 KiB a utility for determining file types ftp://ftp.astron.com/pub/file/ BSD Dec 13, 2009
sstrip-2.0-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 6.4 KiB a small utility that removes the contents at the end of an ELF file that are not part of the program's memory image http://dev.gentoo.org/~solar/misc/sstrip-mjn3.c GPLv2 Jan 17, 2010
pax-utils-0.2-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 75.1 KiB a small set of various PaX aware and related utilities for ELF binaries, like scanelf and dumpelf http://dev.gentoo.org/~solar/pax/ ; http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/pax-utils.xml GPLv2 Jan 19, 2010
m4-1.4.13-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 318.6 KiB a GNU implementation of the traditional UNIX macro processor http://www.gnu.org/software/m4/ GPLv3+ Dec 20, 2009
flex-2.5.35-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 195.8 KiB a tool for creating scanners (text pattern recognizers) http://flex.sourceforge.net/ BSD Dec 22, 2009
bison-2.4.1-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 433.2 KiB a general purpose parser generator that converts a grammar description for an LALR(1) context-free grammar into a C program to parse that grammar http://www.gnu.org/software/bison/ GPLv2+ Dec 22, 2009
libiconv-1.13.1-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 1530.5 KiB a character set conversion library, portable iconv implementation; supports all the important encodings in use today http://www.gnu.org/software/libiconv/ GPLv3+ Jan 15, 2010

Useful programs (13 packages)

autoconf-v2.65-54-g80019ca-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 315.5 KiB a tool for automatically configuring source code and Makefiles http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/ GPLv3+ Mar 23, 2010
automake-v1.11-129-g59e0728-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 301.3 KiB a tool for automatically generating ‘Makefile.in’ files compliant with the GNU Coding Standards http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/ GPLv2+ Mar 23, 2010
pkgconfig-0.23-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 47.0 KiB a helper tool used when compiling applications and libraries for determining compilation options http://pkgconfig.freedesktop.org GPLv2+ Feb 6, 2010
nano-2.2.1-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 186.4 KiB GNU nano is designed to be a free replacement for the Pico text editor; it aims to "emulate Pico as closely as possible and perhaps include extra functionality" http://www.nano-editor.org GPLv2+ Dec 16, 2009
bc-1.06-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 56.7 KiB GNU's bc (a numeric processing language) and dc (a calculator) http://www.gnu.org/software/bc/ GPLv2+ Mar 6, 2010
screen-4.01.00devel-powerpc-uclibc-2.binpkg.tar.bz2 737.4 KiB a screen manager that can support multiple logins on one terminal; it can be thought of as a "text version of graphical window managers" http://www.gnu.org/software/screen/ GPLv3+ Dec 30, 2009
rsync-v3.0.3-325-g9b594a5-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 202.8 KiB a program for synchronizing files over a network; uses a reliable algorithm to bring remote and host files into sync very quickly http://rsync.samba.org/ GPLv3+ Mar 9, 2010
wget-1.12.1-2340fa0d1b78-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 154.4 KiB a non-interactive commandline tool for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/ GPLv3+ Jan 14, 2010
lynx-2.8.8d2.20091125-powerpc-uclibc-2.binpkg.tar.bz2 635.4 KiB a lynx (plural lynx) is any of four big-sized wild cats; all are members of the genus Lynx, but there is considerable confusion about the best way to classify felids at present, and some authorities classify them as part of the genus Felis http://lynx.isc.org/ GPLv2 Dec 27, 2009
git-v1.7.1-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 3352.2 KiB free & open source, distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency http://git-scm.com/ GPLv2 Apr 25, 2010
ircii-20090520-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 612.8 KiB a standard IRC and ICB client; originally written by Michael Sandrof; the oldest IRC client still maintained, its initial release was in the late 1980s, soon after the creation of IRC; Mathusalem and other gurus will use it http://www.eterna.com.au/ircii/ Revised BSD License Dec 26, 2009
cowsay-3.03.pkg.tar.bz2 10.2 KiB a configurable speaking/thinking cow, written in Perl; generates ASCII pictures of a cow with a message, can also generate pictures of other animals http://www.nog.net/~tony/warez/cowsay.shtml GPLv2+ Dec 27, 2009
sl-3.03-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 5.0 KiB "Steam Locomotive"; ultimate joke command for when you type 'sl' instead of 'ls' http://www.tkl.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~toyoda/index_e.html sl License (Mail reply, the licence term) Dec 20, 2009

Programming languages (2 packages)

perl-5.11.2-187-g3bc3c5b-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 10808.2 KiB Larry Wall's "Practical Extraction and Report Language", a high-level programming language with roots in C, sed, awk and shell scripting; it is good at handling processes and files, and is especially good at handling text http://www.perl.org/ GPLv2+ Dec 19, 2009
python-3.1.1-powerpc-uclibc.binpkg.tar.bz2 16596.1 KiB "Python - why settle for snake oil when you can have the whole snake?"; an interpreted, interactive, object-oriented programming language, often compared to Tcl, Perl, Scheme or Java; python includes modules, classes, exceptions, very high level dynamic data types and dynamic typing http://www.python.org/ Python License Mar 8, 2010
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