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libtiff 4.0.9 — Library for handling TIFF files

Libtiff provides support for the Tag Image File Format (TIFF), a format used for storing image data. Included are a library, libtiff, for reading and writing TIFF and a small collection of tools for doing simple manipulations of TIFF images.

libtirpc 1.0.3 — Transport-independent Sun/ONC RPC implementation

This package provides a library that implements the Sun/ONC RPC (remote procedure calls) protocol in a transport-independent manner. It supports both IPv4 and IPv6. ONC RPC is notably used by the network file system (NFS).

libtocc 1.0.1 — Tool for Obsessive Compulsive Classifiers

libtocc is the engine of the Tocc project, a tag-based file management system. The goal of Tocc is to provide a better system for classifying files that is more flexible than classic file systems that are based on a tree of files and directories.

libtool 2.4.6 — Generic shared library support tools

This is a GNU package.

GNU Libtool helps in the creation and use of shared libraries, by presenting a single consistent, portable interface that hides the usual complexity of working with shared libraries across platforms.

libtorrent 0.13.6 — BitTorrent library of rtorrent

LibTorrent is a BitTorrent library used by and developed in parallel with the BitTorrent client rtorrent. It is written in C++ with emphasis on speed and efficiency.

libtorrent-rasterbar 1.1.7 — Feature complete BitTorrent implementation

libtorrent-rasterbar is a feature complete C++ BitTorrent implementation focusing on efficiency and scalability. It runs on embedded devices as well as desktops.

libtoxcore 0.0.0-1.755f084 — Library for the Tox encrypted messenger protocol

C library implementation of the Tox encrypted messenger protocol.

libtsm 3 — Xterm state machine library

TSM is a state machine for DEC VT100-VT520 compatible terminal emulators. It tries to support all common standards while keeping compatibility to existing emulators like xterm, gnome-terminal, konsole, etc.

libungif 4.1.4 — GIF decompression library

libungif is the old GIF decompression library by the GIFLIB project.

libuninameslist 20180701 — Unicode names and annotation list

LibUniNamesList holds Nameslist.txt data which can be useful for programs that need Unicode "Names", "Annotations", and block definitions.

libunique 3.0.2 — Library for writing single instance applications

This is a GNU package.

Libunique is a library for writing single instance applications. If you launch a single instance application twice, the second instance will either just quit or will send a message to the running instance. Libunique makes it easy to write this kind of application, by providing a base class, taking care of all the IPC machinery needed to send messages to a running instance, and also handling the startup notification side.

libunistring 0.9.9 — C library for manipulating Unicode strings

This is a GNU package.

GNU libunistring is a library providing functions to manipulate Unicode strings and for manipulating C strings according to the Unicode standard.

libunwind 1.2.1 — Determining the call chain of a program

The primary goal of this project is to define a portable and efficient C programming interface (API) to determine the call-chain of a program. The API additionally provides the means to manipulate the preserved (callee-saved) state of each call-frame and to resume execution at any point in the call-chain (non-local goto). The API supports both local (same-process) and remote (across-process) operation. As such, the API is useful in a number of applications.

libupnp 1.6.24 — Portable SDK for UPnP Devices

The portable SDK for UPnP Devices (libupnp) provides developers with an API and code for building control points, devices, and bridges that are compliant with Version 1.0 of the Universal Plug and Play Device Architecture Specification and support several operating systems like Linux, *BSD, Solaris and others.

liburcu 0.10.1 — User-space RCU data synchronisation library

liburcu is a user-space Read-Copy-Update (RCU) data synchronisation library. It provides read-side access that scales linearly with the number of cores. liburcu-cds provides efficient data structures based on RCU and lock-free algorithms. These structures include hash tables, queues, stacks, and doubly-linked lists.

libusb 0.1.12 — User-space USB library

Libusb is a library that gives applications easy access to USB devices on various operating systems.

libusb 1.0.22 — User-space USB library

Libusb is a library that gives applications easy access to USB devices on various operating systems.

libusb-compat 0.1.5 — Compatibility shim for libusb

Libusb-compat provides a shim allowing applications based on older version of libusb to run with newer libusb.

libusb4java 0-1.396d642a5 — JNI bindings to libusb

This package provides Java JNI bindings to the libusb library for use with usb4java.

libutf 0.0.0-1.ff4c606 — Plan 9 compatible UTF-8 library

This is a C89 UTF-8 library, with an API compatible with that of Plan 9's libutf, but with a number of improvements:

  • Support for runes beyond the Basic Multilingual Plane.

  • utflen and utfnlen cannot overflow on 32- or 64-bit machines.

  • chartorune treats all invalid codepoints as though Runeerror.

  • fullrune, utfecpy, and utfnlen do not overestimate the length of malformed runes.

  • An extra function, charntorune(p,s,n), equivalent to fullrune(s,n) ? chartorune(p,s): 0.

  • Runeerror may be set to an alternative replacement value, such as -1, to be used instead of U+FFFD.

libuv 1.19.2 — Library for asynchronous I/O

libuv is a multi-platform support library with a focus on asynchronous I/O. Among other things, it supports event loops via epoll, kqueue, and similar IOCP, and event ports, asynchronous TCP/UDP sockets, asynchronous DNS resolution, asynchronous file system operations, and threading primitives.

libva 2.1.0 — Video acceleration library

The main motivation for VA-API (Video Acceleration API) is to enable hardware accelerated video decode/encode at various entry-points (VLD, IDCT, Motion Compensation etc.) for prevailing coding standards (MPEG-2, MPEG-4 ASP/H.263, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, and VC-1/VMW3).

libvdpau 1.1.1 — Video Decode and Presentation API

VDPAU is the Video Decode and Presentation API for UNIX. It provides an interface to video decode acceleration and presentation hardware present in modern GPUs.

libvdpau-va-gl 0.4.2 — VDPAU driver with VA-API/OpenGL backend

Many applications can use VDPAU to accelerate portions of the video decoding process and video post-processing to the GPU video hardware. Since there is no VDPAU available on Intel chips, they fall back to different drawing techniques. This driver uses OpenGL under the hood to accelerate drawing and scaling and VA-API (if available) to accelerate video decoding.

libvirt 4.3.0 — Simple API for virtualization

Libvirt is a C toolkit to interact with the virtualization capabilities of recent versions of Linux. The library aims at providing long term stable C API initially for the Xen paravirtualization but should be able to integrate other virtualization mechanisms if needed.

libvirt-glib 1.0.0 — GLib wrapper around libvirt

libvirt-glib wraps the libvirt library to provide a high-level object-oriented API better suited for glib-based applications, via three libraries:

  1. libvirt-glib - GLib main loop integration & misc helper APIs

  2. libvirt-gconfig - GObjects for manipulating libvirt XML documents

  3. libvirt-gobject - GObjects for managing libvirt objects

libvisio 0.1.6 — Library for parsing the Microsoft Visio format

Libvisio is a library that parses the file format of Microsoft Visio documents of all versions.

libvorbis 1.3.6 — Library implementing the vorbis audio format

The libvorbis library implements the ogg vorbis audio format, a fully open, non-proprietary, patent-and-royalty-free, general-purpose compressed audio format for mid to high quality (8kHz-48.0kHz, 16+ bit, polyphonic) audio and music at fixed and variable bitrates from 16 to 128 kbps/channel.

libvpx 1.7.0 — VP8/VP9 video codec

libvpx is a codec for the VP8/VP9 video compression format.

libvterm 0+bzr681 — VT220/xterm/ECMA-48 terminal emulator library

Libvterm is an abstract C99 library which implements a VT220 or xterm-like terminal emulator. It doesn't use any particular graphics toolkit or output system, instead it invokes callback function pointers that its embedding program should provide it to draw on its behalf. It avoids calling malloc during normal running state, allowing it to be used in embedded kernel situations.

libwacom 0.30 — Helper library for Wacom tablet settings

Libwacom is a library to help implement Wacom tablet settings. It is intended to be used by client-programs that need model identification. It is already being used by the gnome-settings-daemon and the GNOME Control Center Wacom tablet applet.

libwapcaplet 0.4.0 — String internment library

LibWapcaplet provides a reference counted string internment system designed to store small strings and allow rapid comparison of them. It is developed as part of the Netsurf project.

libwebp 1.0.0 — Lossless and lossy image compression

WebP is a new image format that provides lossless and lossy compression for images. WebP lossless images are 26% smaller in size compared to PNGs. WebP lossy images are 25-34% smaller in size compared to JPEG images at equivalent SSIM index. WebP supports lossless transparency (also known as alpha channel) with just 22% additional bytes. Transparency is also supported with lossy compression and typically provides 3x smaller file sizes compared to PNG when lossy compression is acceptable for the red/green/blue color channels.

libwebsockets 1.3 — WebSockets library written in C

Libwebsockets is a library that allows C programs to establish client and server WebSockets connections---a protocol layered above HTTP that allows for efficient socket-like bidirectional reliable communication channels.

libwindowswm 1.0.1 — Xorg WindowsWM library

Cygwin/X rootless window management extension. WindowsWM is a simple library designed to interface with the Windows-WM extension. This extension allows X window managers to better interact with the Cygwin XWin server when running X11 in a rootless mode.

libwnck 2.30.7 — Window Navigator Construction Kit

This is a GNU package.

Libwnck is the Window Navigator Construction Kit, a library for use in writing pagers, tasklists, and more generally applications that are dealing with window management. It tries hard to respect the Extended Window Manager Hints specification (EWMH).

libwnck 3.24.1 — Window Navigator Construction Kit

This is a GNU package.

Libwnck is the Window Navigator Construction Kit, a library for use in writing pagers, tasklists, and more generally applications that are dealing with window management. It tries hard to respect the Extended Window Manager Hints specification (EWMH).

libwpd 0.10.2 — Library for importing WordPerfect documents

Libwpd is a C++ library designed to help process WordPerfect documents. It is most commonly used to import such documents into other word processors.

libwpg 0.3.2 — Library and tools for the WordPerfect Graphics format

The libwpg project provides a library and tools for working with graphics in the WPG (WordPerfect Graphics) format.

libwps 0.4.7 — Import library for Microsoft Works text documents

Libwps is a library for importing files in the Microsoft Works word processor file format.

libx11 1.6.5 — Xorg Core X11 protocol client library

Xorg Core X11 protocol client library.

libx264 20180219-2245 — H.264 video coding library

libx264 is an advanced encoding library for creating H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) video streams.

libxau 1.0.8 — Xorg Authorization library

libXau provides an authorization library for individual access to an X Window System display.

libxaw 1.0.13 — Xorg Xaw library

Xaw is the X Athena Widget Set based on the X Toolkit Intrinsics (Xt) Library.

libxaw3d 1.6.3 — Xorg Xaw3d library

Xaw is the X 3D Athena Widget Set based on the X Toolkit Intrinsics (Xt) Library.

libxcb 1.13 — The X C Binding (XCB) library

libxcb provides an interface to the X Window System protocol, which replaces the current Xlib interface. It has several advantages over Xlib, including:

- size: small, simple library, and lower memory footprint;

- latency hiding: batch several requests and wait for the replies later;

- direct protocol access: interface and protocol correspond exactly;

- proven thread support: transparently access XCB from multiple threads;

- easy extension implementation: interfaces auto-generated from XML-XCB.

libxcomposite 0.4.4 — Xorg Composite library

Client library for the Composite extension to the X11 protocol.

libxcursor 1.1.15 — Xorg Cursor management library

Xorg Cursor management library.

libxdamage 1.1.4 — Xorg Damage Extension library

Xorg library for the XDamage extension.

libxdg-basedir 1.2.0 — Implementation of the XDG Base Directory specification

libxdg-basedir is a C library providing some functions to use with the XDG Base Directory specification.

libxdmcp 1.1.2 — Xorg Display Manager Control Protocol library

Xorg Display Manager Control Protocol library.

libxext 1.3.3 — Xorg Common extensions library

Library for common extensions to the X11 protocol.

libxfce4ui 4.12.0 — Widgets library for Xfce

Libxfce4ui is the replacement of the old libxfcegui4 library. It is used to share commonly used Xfce widgets among the Xfce applications.

libxfce4util 4.12.1 — Basic utility library for Xfce

A general-purpose utility library with core application support for the Xfce Desktop Environment.

libxfixes 5.0.3 — Xorg Fixes Extension library

Library for the XFixes Extension to the X11 protocol.

libxfont 2.0.3 — Xorg Font handling library

libXfont provides the core of the legacy X11 font system, handling the index files (fonts.dir, fonts.alias, fonts.scale), the various font file formats, and rasterizing them. It is used by the X servers, the X Font Server (xfs), and some font utilities (bdftopcf for instance), but should not be used by normal X11 clients. X11 clients access fonts via either the new API's in libXft, or the legacy API's in libX11.

libxfont 1.5.4 — Xorg Font handling library

libXfont provides the core of the legacy X11 font system, handling the index files (fonts.dir, fonts.alias, fonts.scale), the various font file formats, and rasterizing them. It is used by the X servers, the X Font Server (xfs), and some font utilities (bdftopcf for instance), but should not be used by normal X11 clients. X11 clients access fonts via either the new API's in libXft, or the legacy API's in libX11.

libxft 2.3.2 — Xorg FreeType library

Xorg FreeType library connects X applications with the FreeType font rasterization library. Xft uses fontconfig to locate fonts so it has no configuration files.

libxi 1.7.9 — Xorg Input Extension library

Library for the XInput Extension to the X11 protocol.

libxinerama 1.1.3 — Xorg Xinerama protocol library

API for Xinerama extension to X11 protocol.

libxkbcommon 0.8.0 — Library to handle keyboard descriptions

Xkbcommon is a library to handle keyboard descriptions, including loading them from disk, parsing them and handling their state. It is mainly meant for client toolkits, window systems, and other system applications; currently that includes Wayland, kmscon, GTK+, Qt, Clutter, and more. Despite the name, it is not currently used by anything X11 (yet).

libxkbfile 1.0.9 — Xorg XKB file handling library

Xorg XKB file handling library.

libxklavier 5.3 — High-level API for X Keyboard Extension

This is a GNU package.

LibXklavier is a library providing high-level API for X Keyboard Extension known as XKB. This library is intended to support XFree86 and other commercial X servers. It is useful for creating XKB-related software (layout indicators etc).

libxls 1.4.0 — Read Excel files

libxls is a C library which can read Excel (xls) files since Excel 97 (the BIFF8 format). libxls cannot write Excel files.

libxml++ 2.40.1 — C++ wrapper for XML parser library libxml2

This is a GNU package.

This package provides a C++ wrapper for the XML parser library libxml2.

libxml++ 3.0.1 — C++ wrapper for XML parser library libxml2

This is a GNU package.

This package provides a C++ wrapper for the XML parser library libxml2.

libxml2 2.9.8 — C parser for XML

Libxml2 is the XML C parser and toolkit developed for the Gnome project (but it is usable outside of the Gnome platform).

libxmp 4.4.1 — Module player library

Libxmp is a library that renders module files to PCM data. It supports over 90 mainstream and obscure module formats including Protracker (MOD), Scream Tracker 3 (S3M), Fast Tracker II (XM), and Impulse Tracker (IT).

libxmu 1.1.2 — Xorg Xmu library

Xmu library contains miscellaneous utilities and is not part of the Xlib standard. It is intended to support clients in the Xorg distribution; vendors may choose not to distribute this library if they wish. Therefore, applications developers who depend on this library should be prepared to treat it as part of their software base when porting.

libxp 1.0.3 — Xorg Print Client library

Xorg Print Client library.

libxpm 3.5.12 — Xorg XPM library

XPM (X Pixmap) image file format library.

libxrandr 1.5.1 — Xorg Resize and Rotate Extension library

Library for the Resize and Rotate Extension to the X11 protocol.

libxrender 0.9.10 — Xorg Render Extension library

Library for the Render Extension to the X11 protocol.

libxres 1.2.0 — Xorg Resource extension library

X Resource extension library.

libxscrnsaver 1.2.2 — Xorg Screen Saver library

X11 Screen Saver extension client library.

libxshmfence 1.3 — Xorg shared memory fences library

This library provides an interface to shared-memory fences for synchronization between the X server and direct-rendering clients.

libxslt 1.1.32 — C library for applying XSLT stylesheets to XML documents

Libxslt is an XSLT C library developed for the GNOME project. It is based on libxml for XML parsing, tree manipulation and XPath support.

libxt 1.1.5 — Xorg XToolkit Intrinsics library

Xorg XToolkit Intrinsics library.

libxtst 1.2.3 — Xorg library for Xtest and Record extensions

libXtst provides the Xlib-based client API for the XTEST & RECORD extensions.

The XTEST extension is a minimal set of client and server extensions required to completely test the X11 server with no user intervention. This extension is not intended to support general journaling and playback of user actions.

The RECORD extension supports the recording and reporting of all core X protocol and arbitrary X extension protocol.

libxv 1.0.11 — Xorg XVideo Extension library

Library for the X Video Extension to the X11 protocol.

libxvmc 1.0.10 — Xorg XvMC library

Xorg XvMC library.

libxxf86dga 1.1.4 — Xorg XFree86-DGA library

Client library for the XFree86-DGA extension.

libxxf86vm 1.1.4 — Xorg XF86 Video Mode Extension library

Library for the XFree86 Video Mode Extension Extension to the X11 protocol.

libyajl 2.1.0 — C library for parsing JSON

Yet Another JSON Library (YAJL) is a small event-driven (SAX-style) JSON parser written in ANSI C and a small validating JSON generator.

libyaml 0.1.7 — YAML 1.1 parser and emitter written in C

LibYAML is a YAML 1.1 parser and emitter written in C.

libyubikey 1.13 — Development kit for the YubiKey authentication device

This package contains a C library and command-line tools that make up the low-level development kit for the Yubico YubiKey authentication device.

libzapojit 0.0.3 — Library for accessing SkyDrive and Hotmail

This is a GNU package.

Libzapojit is a GLib-based library for accessing online service APIs of Microsoft SkyDrive and Hotmail, using their REST protocols.

libzen 0.4.37 — C++ utility library

ZenLib is a C++ utility library. It includes classes for handling strings, configuration, bit streams, threading, translation, and cross-platform operating system functions.

libzip 1.3.2 — C library for reading, creating, and modifying zip archives

Libzip is a C library for reading, creating, and modifying zip archives. Files can be added from data buffers, files, or compressed data copied directly from other zip archives. Changes made without closing the archive can be reverted.

libzmf 0.0.2 — Parses file format of Zoner Callisto/Draw documents

Libzmf is a library that parses the file format of Zoner Callisto/Draw documents. Currently it only understands documents created by Zoner Draw version 4 and 5.

licensecheck 3.0.34 — License checker for source files

Licensecheck attempts to determine the license that applies to each file passed to it, by searching the start of the file for text belonging to various licenses.

lierolibre 0.5 — Old-school earthworm action game

lierolibre is an earthworm action game where you fight another player (or the computer) underground using a wide array of weapons.


  • 2 worms, 40 weapons, great playability, two game modes: Kill'em All and Game of Tag, plus AI-players without true intelligence!

  • Dat nostalgia.

  • Extensions via a hidden F1 menu:

    • Replays

    • Game controller support

    • Powerlevel palettes

  • Ability to write game variables to plain text files.

  • Ability to load game variables from both EXE and plain text files.

  • Scripts to extract and repack graphics, sounds and levels.

To switch between different window sizes, use F6, F7 and F8, to switch to fullscreen, use F5 or Alt+Enter.

light 1.1 — GNU/Linux application to control backlights

Light is a program to send commands to screen backlight controllers under GNU/Linux. Features include:

  • It does not rely on X.

  • Light can automatically figure out the best controller to use, making full use of underlying hardware.

  • It is possible to set a minimum brightness value, as some controllers set the screen to be pitch black at a vaĺue of 0 (or higher).

Light is the successor of lightscript.

lightdm 1.24.0 — Lightweight display manager

The Light Display Manager (LightDM) is a cross-desktop display manager which supports different greeters.

lightdm-gtk-greeter 2.0.2 — GTK+ greeter for LightDM

This package provides a LightDM greeter implementation using GTK+, lets you select a desktop session and log in to it.

lightgbm 2.0.12 — Gradient boosting framework based on decision tree algorithms

LightGBM is a gradient boosting framework that uses tree based learning algorithms. It is designed to be distributed and efficient with the following advantages:

  • Faster training speed and higher efficiency

  • Lower memory usage

  • Better accuracy

  • Parallel and GPU learning supported (not enabled in this package)

  • Capable of handling large-scale data

lightning 2.1.2 — Library for generating assembly code at runtime

This is a GNU package.

GNU Lightning is a library that generates assembly language code at run-time. Thus, it is useful in creating Just-In-Time compilers. It abstracts over the target CPU by exposing a standardized RISC instruction set to the clients.

lilv 0.24.2 — Library to simplify use of LV2 plugins in applications

Lilv is a C library to make the use of LV2 plugins as simple as possible for applications. Lilv is the successor to SLV2, rewritten to be significantly faster and have minimal dependencies.

lilypond 2.19.80 — Music typesetting

This is a GNU package.

GNU LilyPond is a music typesetter, which produces high-quality sheet music. Music is input in a text file containing control sequences which are interpreted by LilyPond to produce the final document. It is extendable with Guile.

limnoria 2017.10.01 — Modified version of Supybot (an IRC bot and framework)

Modified version of Supybot with Python 3 and IRCv3 support, embedded web server, translations (fr, fi, it, hu, de), and many other enhancements and bug fixes.