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libmusicbrainz 5.1.0 — MusicBrainz client library

The MusicBrainz Client Library (libmusicbrainz), also known as mb_client, is a development library geared towards developers who wish to add MusicBrainz lookup capabilities to their applications.

libmwaw 0.3.12 — Import library for some old Macintosh text documents

Libmwaw contains some import filters for old Macintosh text documents (MacWrite, ClarisWorks, ... ) and for some graphics and spreadsheet documents.

libmygpo-qt 1.1.0 — Qt/C++ library wrapping the gpodder web service

libmygpo-qt is a Qt/C++ library wrapping the APIs. It allows applications to discover, manage and track podcasts.

libmypaint 1.3.0 — Artistic brushes library

Libmypaint, also called "brushlib", is a library for making brushstrokes which is used by MyPaint and GIMP.

libndp 1.7 — Library for Neighbor Discovery Protocol

libndp contains a library which provides a wrapper for IPv6 Neighbor Discovery Protocol. It also provides a tool named ndptool for sending and receiving NDP messages.

libnet 1.1.6 — Framework for low-level network packet construction

Libnet provides a fairly portable framework for network packet construction and injection. It features portable packet creation interfaces at the IP layer and link layer, as well as a host of supplementary functionality. Using libnet, quick and simple packet assembly applications can be whipped up with little effort.

libnet6 1.3.14 — Network access framework for IPv4/IPv6

Library which that provides a TCP protocol abstraction for C++.

libnfnetlink 1.0.1 — Low-level netfilter netlink communication library

libnfnetlink is the low-level library for netfilter related kernel/userspace communication. It provides a generic messaging infrastructure for in-kernel netfilter subsystems (such as nfnetlink_log, nfnetlink_queue, nfnetlink_conntrack) and their respective users and/or management tools in userspace.

libnfsidmap 0.25 — NFSv4 support library for name/ID mapping

Libnfsidmap is a library holding mulitiple methods of mapping names to ids and visa versa, mainly for NFSv4. It provides an extensible array of mapping functions, currently consisting of two choices: the default nsswitch and the experimental umich_ldap.

libnftnl 1.1.0 — Netlink programming interface to the Linux nf_tables subsystem

Libnftnl is a userspace library providing a low-level netlink programming interface to the in-kernel nf_tables subsystem. The library libnftnl has been previously known as libnftables. This library is currently used by nftables.

libngspice 28 — Mixed-level/mixed-signal circuit simulator

Ngspice is a mixed-level/mixed-signal circuit simulator. It includes Spice3f5, a circuit simulator, and Xspice, an extension that provides code modeling support and simulation of digital components through an embedded event driven algorithm.

libnl 3.4.0 — NetLink protocol library suite

The libnl suite is a collection of libraries providing APIs to netlink protocol based Linux kernel interfaces. Netlink is an IPC mechanism primarily between the kernel and user space processes. It was designed to be a more flexible successor to ioctl to provide mainly networking related kernel configuration and monitoring interfaces.

libnotify 0.7.7 — GNOME desktop notification library

This is a GNU package.

Libnotify is a library that sends desktop notifications to a notification daemon, as defined in the Desktop Notifications spec. These notifications can be used to inform the user about an event or display some form of information without getting in the user's way.

libnsbmp 0.1.4 — Decoding library for BMP and ICO files

Libnsbmp is a decoding library for BMP and ICO image file formats, written in C. It is developed as part of the NetSurf project.

libnsgif 0.2.0 — Decoding library for GIF files

Libnsgif is a decoding library for the GIF image file format, written in C. It is developed as part of the NetSurf project.

libnsl 1.2.0 — Public client interface for NIS(YP) and NIS+

Libnsl is the public client interface for the Network Information Service / Yellow Pages (NIS/YP) and NIS+. It includes IPv6 support. This library was part of glibc < 2.26, but is now distributed separately.

libnspsl 0.1.2 — Library to generate a static Public Suffix List

Libnspsl is a library to generate a static code representation of the Public Suffix List. It is developed as part of the NetSurf project.

libnsutils 0.0.3 — Utility library for NetSurf

Libnsutils provides a small number of useful utility routines. It is developed as part of the NetSurf project.

libntlm 1.4 — Library that implements NTLM authentication

Libntlm is a library that implements NTLM authentication.

liboauth 1.0.3 — C library implementing the OAuth API

liboauth is a collection of C functions implementing the OAuth API. liboauth provides functions to escape and encode strings according to OAuth specifications and offers high-level functionality built on top to sign requests or verify signatures using either NSS or OpenSSL for calculating the hash/signatures.

libodfgen 0.1.6 — ODF (Open Document Format) library

Libodfgen is a library for generating documents in the Open Document Format (ODF). It provides generator implementations for all document interfaces supported by librevenge: text documents, vector drawings, presentations and spreadsheets.

libogg 1.3.3 — Library for manipulating the ogg multimedia format

The libogg library allows to manipulate the ogg multimedia container format, which encapsulates raw compressed data and allows the interleaving of audio and video data. In addition to encapsulation and interleaving of multiple data streams, ogg provides packet framing, error detection, and periodic timestamps for seeking.

liboop 1.0.1 — Event loop library

Liboop is a low-level event loop management library for POSIX-based operating systems. It supports the development of modular, multiplexed applications which may respond to events from several sources. It replaces the "select() loop" and allows the registration of event handlers for file and network I/O, timers and signals. Since processes use these mechanisms for almost all external communication, liboop can be used as the basis for almost any application.

libosinfo 1.0.0 — Operating system information database

libosinfo is a GObject based library API for managing information about operating systems, hypervisors and the (virtual) hardware devices they can support. It includes a database containing device metadata and provides APIs to match/identify optimal devices for deploying an operating system on a hypervisor. Via GObject Introspection, the API is available in all common programming languages. Vala bindings are also provided.

libostree 2018.5 — Operating system and container binary deployment and upgrades

libostree is both a shared library and suite of command line tools that combines a "git-like" model for committing and downloading bootable filesystem trees, along with a layer for deploying them and managing the bootloader configuration.

libotf 0.9.16 — Library for handling OpenType Font

This library can read Open Type Layout Tables from an OTF file. Currently these tables are supported; head, name, cmap, GDEF, GSUB, and GPOS. It can convert a Unicode character sequence to a glyph code sequence by using the above tables.

libotr 4.1.1 — Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging Library and Toolkit

OTR allows you to have private conversations over instant messaging by providing: (1) Encryption: No one else can read your instant messages. (2) Authentication: You are assured the correspondent is who you think it is. (3) Deniability: The messages you send do not have digital signatures that are checkable by a third party. Anyone can forge messages after a conversation to make them look like they came from you. However, during a conversation, your correspondent is assured the messages he sees are authentic and unmodified. (4) Perfect forward secrecy: If you lose control of your private keys, no previous conversation is compromised.

libpagemaker 0.0.4 — Library for parsing the PageMaker format

Libpagemaker is a library that parses the file format of Aldus/Adobe PageMaker documents. Currently it only understands documents created by PageMaker version 6.x and 7.

libpano13 2.9.19 — Library for panoramic images

The libpano13 package contains the backend library written by the Panorama Tools project for building panoramic images from a set of overlapping images, as well as some command line tools.

libpaper 1.1.24 — Library for handling paper sizes

The paper library and accompanying files are intended to provide a simple way for applications to take actions based on a system- or user-specified paper size.

libparserutils 0.2.3 — Parser building library

LibParserUtils is a library for building efficient parsers, written in C. It is developed as part of the NetSurf project.

libpcap 1.8.1 — Network packet capture library

libpcap is an interface for user-level packet capture. It provides a portable framework for low-level network monitoring. Applications include network statistics collection, security monitoring, network debugging, etc.

libpciaccess 0.14 — Xorg PCI access library

Xorg Generic PCI access library.

libpeas 1.22.0 — GObject plugin system

This is a GNU package.

Libpeas is a gobject-based plugin engine, targeted at giving every application the chance to assume its own extensibility. It also has a set of features including, but not limited to: multiple extension points; on-demand (lazy) programming language support for C, Python and JS; simplicity of the API.

libpfm4 4.9.0 — Performance event monitoring library

This package provides a library called libpfm4, which is used to develop monitoring tools exploiting the performance monitoring events such as those provided by the Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU) of modern processors.

Libpfm4 helps convert from an event name, expressed as a string, to the event encoding that is either the raw event as documented by the hardware vendor or the OS-specific encoding. In the latter case, the library is able to prepare the OS-specific data structures needed by the kernel to setup the event.

libpfm4 provides support for the perf_events interface, which was introduced in Linux 2.6.31.

libphidget — C library to manipulate Phidgets

C library to manipulate Phidgets

libpinyin 2.2.0 — Library to handle Chinese pinyin

The libpinyin C++ library provides algorithms needed for sentence-based Chinese pinyin input methods.

libpipeline 1.5.0 — C library for manipulating pipelines of subprocesses

libpipeline is a C library for manipulating pipelines of subprocesses in a flexible and convenient way.

libpng 1.2.59 — Library for handling PNG files

Libpng is the official PNG (Portable Network Graphics) reference library. It supports almost all PNG features and is extensible.

libpng 1.6.34 — Library for handling PNG files

Libpng is the official PNG (Portable Network Graphics) reference library. It supports almost all PNG features and is extensible.

libpng-apng 1.6.28 — APNG patch for libpng

APNG (Animated Portable Network Graphics) is an unofficial extension of the APNG (Portable Network Graphics) format. APNG patch provides APNG support to libpng.

libpqxx 4.0.1 — C++ connector for PostgreSQL

Libpqxx is a C++ library to enable user programs to communicate with the PostgreSQL database back-end. The database back-end can be local or it may be on another machine, accessed via TCP/IP.

libproxy 0.4.15 — Library providing automatic proxy configuration management

Libproxy handles the details of HTTP/HTTPS proxy configuration for applications across all scenarios. Applications using libproxy only have to specify which proxy to use.

libpsl 0.20.1 — C library for the Publix Suffix List

A "public suffix" is a domain name under which Internet users can directly register own names.

Browsers and other web clients can use it to avoid privacy-leaking "supercookies", avoid privacy-leaking "super domain" certificates, domain highlighting parts of the domain in a user interface, and sorting domain lists by site.

Libpsl has built-in PSL data for fast access, allows to load PSL data from files, checks if a given domain is a public suffix, provides immediate cookie domain verification, finds the longest public part of a given domain, finds the shortest private part of a given domain, works with international domains (UTF-8 and IDNA2008 Punycode), is thread-safe, and handles IDNA2008 UTS#46.

libpsyc 20160913 — PSYC library in C

libpsyc is a PSYC library in C which implements core aspects of PSYC, useful for all kinds of clients and servers including psyced.

libpthread-stubs 0.4 — Library with pthread stubs

This library provides weak aliases for pthread functions not provided in libc or otherwise available by default. Libraries like libxcb rely on pthread stubs to use pthreads optionally, becoming thread-safe when linked to libpthread, while avoiding any performance hit when running single-threaded.

libpwquality 1.4.0 — Password quality checker

Libpwquality is a library for password quality checking and generation of random passwords that pass the checks.

libqmi 1.20.0 — Library to communicate with QMI-powered modems

Libqmi is a GLib-based library for talking to WWAN modems and devices which speak the Qualcomm MSM Interface (QMI) protocol.

libqtxdg 1.2.0 — Qt implementation of xdg specifications

Libqtxdg implements the xdg specifications in Qt.

libquvi 0.4.1 — Media stream URL parser

libquvi is a library with a C API for parsing media stream URLs and extracting their actual media files.

libquvi-scripts 0.4.21 — Media stream URL parser

This package contains support scripts called by libquvi to parse media stream properties.

libqxp 0.0.1 — Library and tools for the QuarkXPress file format

libqxp is a library and a set of tools for reading and converting QuarkXPress file format. It supports versions 3.1 to 4.1.

libraw 0.19.0 — Raw image decoder

LibRaw is a library for reading RAW files obtained from digital photo cameras (CRW/CR2, NEF, RAF, DNG, and others).

libraw1394 2.1.2 — Interface library for the Linux IEEE1394 drivers

Libraw1394 is the only supported interface to the kernel side raw1394 of the Linux IEEE-1394 subsystem, which provides direct access to the connected 1394 buses to user space. Through libraw1394/raw1394, applications can directly send to and receive from other nodes without requiring a kernel driver for the protocol in question.

librdkafka 0.9.1 — Apache Kafka C/C++ client library

librdkafka is a C library implementation of the Apache Kafka protocol, containing both Producer and Consumer support.

librecad 2.1.3 — Computer-aided design (CAD) application

LibreCAD is a 2D Computer-aided design (CAD) application for creating plans and designs.

libreoffice — Office suite

LibreOffice is a comprehensive office suite. It contains a number of components: Writer, a word processor; Calc, a spreadsheet application; Impress, a presentation engine; Draw, a drawing and flowcharting application; Base, a database and database frontend; Math for editing mathematics.

librep 0.92.7 — Lisp system for sawfish

Librep is a dialect of Lisp, designed to be used both as an extension language for applications and as a general purpose programming language. It was originally written to be mostly-compatible with Emacs Lisp, but has subsequently diverged markedly. Its aim is to combine the best features of Scheme and Common Lisp and provide an environment that is comfortable for implementing both small and large scale systems.

libressl 2.7.4 — SSL/TLS implementation

LibreSSL is a version of the TLS/crypto stack, forked from OpenSSL in 2014 with the goals of modernizing the codebase, improving security, and applying best practice development processes. This package also includes a netcat implementation that supports TLS.

librevenge 0.0.4 — Document importer for office suites

Librevenge is a base library for writing document import filters. It has interfaces for text documents, vector graphics, spreadsheets and presentations.

librsvg 2.40.20 — Render SVG files using Cairo

This is a GNU package.

Librsvg is a C library to render SVG files using the Cairo 2D graphics library.

librsync 0.9.7 — Implementation of the rsync remote-delta algorithm

Librsync is a free software library that implements the rsync remote-delta algorithm. This algorithm allows efficient remote updates of a file, without requiring the old and new versions to both be present at the sending end. The library uses a "streaming" design similar to that of zlib with the aim of allowing it to be embedded into many different applications.

libsamplerate 0.1.9 — Audio sample rate conversion library

Secret Rabbit Code (aka. libsamplerate) is a Sample Rate Converter for audio. One example of where such a thing would be useful is converting audio from the CD sample rate of 44.1kHz to the 48kHz sample rate used by DAT players.

SRC is capable of arbitrary and time varying conversions; from downsampling by a factor of 256 to upsampling by the same factor. Arbitrary in this case means that the ratio of input and output sample rates can be an irrational number. The conversion ratio can also vary with time for speeding up and slowing down effects.

SRC provides a small set of converters to allow quality to be traded off against computation cost. The current best converter provides a signal-to-noise ratio of 145dB with -3dB passband extending from DC to 96% of the theoretical best bandwidth for a given pair of input and output sample rates.

libsbsms 2.0.2 — Library for time stretching and pitch scaling of audio

SBSMS (Subband Sinusoidal Modeling Synthesis) is software for time stretching and pitch scaling of audio. This package contains the library.

libscrypt 1.21 — Password hashing library

libscrypt implements scrypt key derivation function. It is designed to be far more secure against hardware brute-force attacks than alternative functions such as PBKDF2 or bcrypt.

libseccomp 2.3.3 — Interface to Linux's seccomp syscall filtering mechanism

The libseccomp library provides an easy to use, platform independent, interface to the Linux Kernel's syscall filtering mechanism. The libseccomp API is designed to abstract away the underlying BPF based syscall filter language and present a more conventional function-call based filtering interface that should be familiar to, and easily adopted by, application developers.

libsecret 0.18.6 — GObject bindings for "Secret Service" API

This is a GNU package.

Libsecret is a GObject based library for storing and retrieving passwords and other secrets. It communicates with the "Secret Service" using DBus.

libselinux 2.7 — SELinux core libraries and utilities

The libselinux library provides an API for SELinux applications to get and set process and file security contexts, and to obtain security policy decisions. It is required for any applications that use the SELinux API, and used by all applications that are SELinux-aware. This package also includes the core SELinux management utilities.

libsemanage 2.7 — SELinux policy management libraries

The libsemanage library provides an API for the manipulation of SELinux binary policies.

libsepol 2.7 — Library for manipulating SELinux policies

The libsepol library provides an API for the manipulation of SELinux binary policies. It is used by checkpolicy (the policy compiler) and similar tools, and programs such as load_policy, which must perform specific transformations on binary policies (for example, customizing policy boolean settings).

libserialport 0.1.1 — Library for using serial ports

Libserialport is a minimal shared library written in C that is intended to take care of the OS-specific details when writing software that uses serial ports.

libshout 2.4.1 — Audio streaming library for icecast encoders

Libshout is a library for communicating with and sending data to an icecast server. It handles the socket connection, the timing of the data, and prevents bad data from getting to the icecast server.

libsigc++ 2.10.0 — Type-safe callback system for standard C++

This is a GNU package.

Libsigc++ implements a type-safe callback system for standard C++. It allows you to define signals and to connect those signals to any callback function, either global or a member function, regardless of whether it is static or virtual.

It also contains adaptor classes for connection of dissimilar callbacks and has an ease of use unmatched by other C++ callback libraries.

libsignal-protocol-c 2.3.2 — Implementation of a ratcheting forward secrecy protocol

libsignal-protocol-c is an implementation of a ratcheting forward secrecy protocol that works in synchronous and asynchronous messaging environments. It can be used with messaging software to provide end-to-end encryption.

libsigrok 0.5.0 — Library which provides the basic hardware access drivers for logic analyzers

libsigrok is a shared library written in C which provides the basic hardware access drivers for logic analyzers and other supported devices, as well as input/output file format support.

libsigrokdecode 0.5.1 — Library providing (streaming) protocol decoding functionality

Libsigrokdecode is a shared library written in C, which provides (streaming) protocol decoding functionality.

libsigsegv 2.12 — Library for handling page faults

This is a GNU package.

GNU libsigsegv is a library to handle page faults, which occur when a program tries to access an unavailable region of memory, in user mode. By catching and handling page faults, the program can implement pageable virtual memory, stack overflow handlers, and so on.

libsm 1.2.2 — Xorg Session Management library

Xorg Session Management library.

libsmf 1.3 — Standard MIDI File format library

LibSMF is a C library for handling SMF ("*.mid") files. It transparently handles conversions between time and pulses, tempo map handling and more. The only dependencies are a C compiler and glib. Full API documentation and examples are included.

libsmpeg 0.4.5 — SDL MPEG decoding library

SMPEG (SDL MPEG Player Library) is a free MPEG1 video player library with sound support. Video playback is based on the ubiquitous Berkeley MPEG player, mpeg_play v2.2. Audio is played through a slightly modified mpegsound library, part of splay v0.8.2. SMPEG supports MPEG audio (MP3), MPEG-1 video, and MPEG system streams.

libsndfile 1.0.28 — Reading and writing files containing sampled sound

Libsndfile is a C library for reading and writing files containing sampled sound (such as MS Windows WAV and the Apple/SGI AIFF format) through one standard library interface.

It was designed to handle both little-endian (such as WAV) and big-endian (such as AIFF) data, and to compile and run correctly on little-endian (such as Intel and DEC/Compaq Alpha) processor systems as well as big-endian processor systems such as Motorola 68k, Power PC, MIPS and SPARC. Hopefully the design of the library will also make it easy to extend for reading and writing new sound file formats.

libsodium 1.0.16 — Portable NaCl-based crypto library

Sodium is a new easy-to-use high-speed software library for network communication, encryption, decryption, signatures, etc.

libsoup 2.62.2 — GLib-based HTTP Library

This is a GNU package.

LibSoup is an HTTP client/server library for GNOME. It uses GObjects and the GLib main loop, to integrate well with GNOME applications.

libspatialite 4.3.0a — Extend SQLite to support Spatial SQL capabilities

SpatiaLite is a library intended to extend the SQLite core to support fully fledged Spatial SQL capabilities.

libspectre 0.2.8 — Postscript rendering library

libspectre is a small library for rendering Postscript documents. It provides a convenient easy to use API for handling and rendering Postscript documents.

libspiro 20071029 — Clothoid to bezier conversion library

Raph Levien's Spiro package as a library. A mechanism for drawing smooth contours with constant curvature at the spline joins.

libsrtp 2.2.0 — Secure RTP (SRTP) Reference Implementation

This package provides an implementation of the Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP), the Universal Security Transform (UST), and a supporting cryptographic kernel.

libssh 0.7.5-0.239d0f7 — SSH client library

libssh is a C library implementing the SSHv2 and SSHv1 protocol for client and server implementations. With libssh, you can remotely execute programs, transfer files, and use a secure and transparent tunnel for your remote applications.

libssh2 1.8.0 — Client-side C library implementing the SSH2 protocol

libssh2 is a library intended to allow software developers access to the SSH-2 protocol in an easy-to-use self-contained package. It can be built into an application to perform many different tasks when communicating with a server that supports the SSH-2 protocol.

libstaroffice 0.0.6 — Provides LibreOffice support for old StarOffice documents

libstaroffice is an import filter for the document formats from the old StarOffice (.sdc, .sdw, ...).

libstdc++ 4.9.4 — GNU C++ standard library

This is a GNU package.

GCC is the GNU Compiler Collection. It provides compiler front-ends for several languages, including C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, Ada, and Go. It also includes runtime support libraries for these languages.

libstdc++-doc 4.9.4 — GNU libstdc++ documentation

This is a GNU package.

GCC is the GNU Compiler Collection. It provides compiler front-ends for several languages, including C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, Ada, and Go. It also includes runtime support libraries for these languages.

libstdc++-doc 5.5.0 — GNU libstdc++ documentation

This is a GNU package.

GCC is the GNU Compiler Collection. It provides compiler front-ends for several languages, including C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Java, Ada, and Go. It also includes runtime support libraries for these languages.

libstrophe 0.9.2 — C library for writing XMPP clients

Libstrophe is a minimal XMPP library written in C. It has almost no external dependencies, only an XML parsing library (expat or libxml are both supported).

libsvgtiny 0.1.6 — Library for parsing SVG files

Libsvgtiny takes some SVG as input and returns a list of paths and texts which can be rendered easily, as defined in It is developed as part of the NetSurf project.

libsvm 3.22 — Library for Support Vector Machines

LIBSVM is a machine learning library for support vector classification, (C-SVC, nu-SVC), regression (epsilon-SVR, nu-SVR) and distribution estimation (one-class SVM). It supports multi-class classification.

libtar 1.2.20 — C library for manipulating POSIX tar files

libtar is a C library for manipulating POSIX tar files. It handles adding and extracting files to/from a tar archive.

libtasn1 4.13 — ASN.1 library

This is a GNU package.

GNU libtasn1 is a library implementing the ASN.1 notation. It is used for transmitting machine-neutral encodings of data objects in computer networking, allowing for formal validation of data according to some specifications.

libtermkey 0.20 — Keyboard entry processing library for terminal-based programs

Libtermkey handles all the necessary logic to recognise special keys, UTF-8 combining, and so on, with a simple interface.

libtheora 1.1.1 — Library implementing the Theora video format

The libtheora library implements the ogg theora video format, a fully open, non-proprietary, patent-and-royalty-free, general-purpose compressed video format.