Packages [B]

GNU Guix provides 6,350 packages transparently available as pre-built binaries. These pages provide a complete list of the packages. Our continuous integration system shows their current build status (updated October 19, 2017).

You can browse packages indexed by their first letter.

GNU?Package versionPackage details
b43-tools 20140625-1.8dce532 Collection of tools for the b43 wireless driver

The b43 firmware tools is a collection of firmware extractor, assembler, disassembler, and debugging tools for the Linux kernel b43 wireless driver.

http://bues.ch/cms/hacking/misc.html#linux_b43_driver_firmware_tools
babl 0.1.30 Image pixel format conversion library

Babl is a dynamic, any to any, pixel format translation library. It allows converting between different methods of storing pixels known as pixel formats that have with different bitdepths and other data representations, color models and component permutations.

A vocabulary to formulate new pixel formats from existing primitives is provided as well as the framework to add new color models and data types.

http://gegl.org/babl/
baloo 5.37.0 File searching and indexing

Baloo provides file searching and indexing. It does so by maintaining an index of the contents of your files.

https://community.kde.org/Frameworks
balsa 2.5.3 E-mail client for GNOME

Balsa is a highly configurable and robust mail client for the GNOME desktop. It supports both POP3 and IMAP servers as well as the mbox, maildir and mh local mailbox formats. Balsa also supports SMTP and/or the use of a local MTA such as Sendmail.

https://pawsa.fedorapeople.org/balsa
bam 0.4.0 Fast and flexible build system

Bam is a fast and flexible build system. Bam uses Lua to describe the build process. It takes its inspiration for the script files from scons. While scons focuses on being 100% correct when building, bam makes a few sacrifices to acquire fast full and incremental build times.

https://matricks.github.io/bam/
bambam 0.5 Keyboard mashing and doodling game for babies

Bambam is a simple baby keyboard (and gamepad) masher application that locks the keyboard and mouse and instead displays bright colors, pictures, and sounds.

https://github.com/porridge/bambam
bamm 1.7.3 Metagenomics-focused BAM file manipulator

BamM is a C library, wrapped in python, to efficiently generate and parse BAM files, specifically for the analysis of metagenomic data. For instance, it implements several methods to assess contig-wise read coverage.

http://ecogenomics.github.io/BamM/
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bamtools 2.4.1 C++ API and command-line toolkit for working with BAM data

BamTools provides both a C++ API and a command-line toolkit for handling BAM files.

https://github.com/pezmaster31/bamtools
Part of GNU baobab 3.26.1 Disk usage analyzer for GNOME

Baobab (Disk Usage Analyzer) is a graphical application to analyse disk usage in the GNOME desktop environment. It can easily scan device volumes or a specific user-requested directory branch (local or remote). Once the scan is complete it provides a graphical representation of each selected folder.

https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Baobab
bap 1.1.0 Binary Analysis Platform

Binary Analysis Platform is a framework for writing program analysis tools, that target binary files. The framework consists of a plethora of libraries, plugins, and frontends. The libraries provide code reusability, the plugins facilitate extensibility, and the frontends serve as entry points.

https://github.com/BinaryAnalysisPlatform/bap
Part of GNU barcode 0.99 Convert text strings to printed bars in various standards

GNU Barcode is a flexible tool to produce printed barcodes from text strings. It supports a variety of encoding standards and sizing measurements. Barcodes can be output in PostScript or Encapsulated PostScript formats.

https://www.gnu.org/software/barcode/
Part of GNU bash 4.4.12 The GNU Bourne-Again SHell

Bash is the shell, or command-line interpreter, of the GNU system. It is compatible with the Bourne Shell, but it also integrates useful features from the Korn Shell and the C Shell and new improvements of its own. It allows command-line editing, unlimited command history, shell functions and aliases, and job control while still allowing most sh scripts to be run without modification.

https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/
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bash-completion 2.7 Bash completions for common commands

This package provides extensions that allow Bash to provide adapted completion for many common commands.

https://github.com/scop/bash-completion
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Part of GNU bash-minimal 4.4.12 The GNU Bourne-Again SHell

Bash is the shell, or command-line interpreter, of the GNU system. It is compatible with the Bourne Shell, but it also integrates useful features from the Korn Shell and the C Shell and new improvements of its own. It allows command-line editing, unlimited command history, shell functions and aliases, and job control while still allowing most sh scripts to be run without modification.

https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/
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Part of GNU bash-static 4.4.12 The GNU Bourne-Again SHell

Bash is the shell, or command-line interpreter, of the GNU system. It is compatible with the Bourne Shell, but it also integrates useful features from the Korn Shell and the C Shell and new improvements of its own. It allows command-line editing, unlimited command history, shell functions and aliases, and job control while still allowing most sh scripts to be run without modification.

https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/
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bash-tap 1.0.2 Bash port of a Test::More/Test::Builder-style TAP-compliant test library

Bash TAP is a TAP-compliant Test::More-style testing library for Bash shell scripts and functions. Along with the Test::More-style testing helpers it provides helper functions for mocking commands and in-process output capturing.

http://www.illusori.co.uk/projects/bash-tap/
Part of GNU bazaar 2.7.0 Version control system supporting both distributed and centralized workflows

GNU Bazaar is a version control system that allows you to record changes to project files over time. It supports both a distributed workflow as well as the classic centralized workflow.

https://gnu.org/software/bazaar
bbdb 3.1.2 Contact management utility for Emacs

BBDB is the Insidious Big Brother Database for GNU Emacs. It provides an address book for email and snail mail addresses, phone numbers and the like. It can be linked with various Emacs mail clients (Message and Mail mode, Rmail, Gnus, MH-E, and VM). BBDB is fully customizable.

http://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/bbdb/
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Part of GNU bc 1.07.1 Arbitrary precision numeric processing language

bc is an arbitrary precision numeric processing language. It includes an interactive environment for evaluating mathematical statements. Its syntax is similar to that of C, so basic usage is familiar. It also includes "dc", a reverse-polish calculator.

https://www.gnu.org/software/bc/
bcftools 1.5 Utilities for variant calling and manipulating VCFs and BCFs

BCFtools is a set of utilities that manipulate variant calls in the Variant Call Format (VCF) and its binary counterpart BCF. All commands work transparently with both VCFs and BCFs, both uncompressed and BGZF-compressed.

https://samtools.github.io/bcftools/
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bdb 6.2.32 Berkeley database

Berkeley DB is an embeddable database allowing developers the choice of SQL, Key/Value, XML/XQuery or Java Object storage for their data model.

http://www.oracle.com/us/products/database/berkeley-db/overview/index.html
bdb 5.3.28 Berkeley database

Berkeley DB is an embeddable database allowing developers the choice of SQL, Key/Value, XML/XQuery or Java Object storage for their data model.

non-copyleft (This is a lax, non-copyleft free software license. Check the URI for details. See LICENSE in the distribution.)
http://www.oracle.com/us/products/database/berkeley-db/overview/index.html
bdftopcf 1.0.5 Convert X font from BDF to PCF

BDFtoPCF is a font compiler for the X server and font server. It converts X font from Bitmap Distribution Format to Portable Compiled Format which can be read by any architecture.

https://www.x.org/wiki/
beast 0.10.0 Music composition and modular synthesis environment

Beast is a music composition and modular synthesis application. It supports a wide range of standards in the field, such as MIDI, various audio file formats and LADSPA modules. It allows for multitrack editing, real-time synthesis, 32bit audio rendering, precise timing down to sample granularity, on-demand and partial loading of wave files, on the fly decoding, stereo mixing, FFT scopes, MIDI automation and full scriptability in Scheme.

https://testbit.eu/wiki/Beast_Home
bedops 2.4.14 Tools for high-performance genomic feature operations

BEDOPS is a suite of tools to address common questions raised in genomic studies---mostly with regard to overlap and proximity relationships between data sets. It aims to be scalable and flexible, facilitating the efficient and accurate analysis and management of large-scale genomic data.

BEDOPS provides tools that perform highly efficient and scalable Boolean and other set operations, statistical calculations, archiving, conversion and other management of genomic data of arbitrary scale. Tasks can be easily split by chromosome for distributing whole-genome analyses across a computational cluster.

https://github.com/bedops/bedops
bedtools 2.26.0 Tools for genome analysis and arithmetic

Collectively, the bedtools utilities are a swiss-army knife of tools for a wide-range of genomics analysis tasks. The most widely-used tools enable genome arithmetic: that is, set theory on the genome. For example, bedtools allows one to intersect, merge, count, complement, and shuffle genomic intervals from multiple files in widely-used genomic file formats such as BAM, BED, GFF/GTF, VCF.

https://github.com/arq5x/bedtools2
bedtools 2.18.0 Tools for genome analysis and arithmetic

Collectively, the bedtools utilities are a swiss-army knife of tools for a wide-range of genomics analysis tasks. The most widely-used tools enable genome arithmetic: that is, set theory on the genome. For example, bedtools allows one to intersect, merge, count, complement, and shuffle genomic intervals from multiple files in widely-used genomic file formats such as BAM, BED, GFF/GTF, VCF.

https://github.com/arq5x/bedtools2
beep 1.3 Linux command-line utility to control the PC speaker

beep allows the user to control the PC speaker with precision, allowing different sounds to indicate different events. While it can be run quite happily on the command line, its intended place of residence is within scripts, notifying the user when something interesting occurs. Of course, it has no notion of what's interesing, but it's very good at that notifying part.

http://www.johnath.com/beep
beets 1.4.5 Music organizer

The purpose of beets is to get your music collection right once and for all. It catalogs your collection, automatically improving its metadata as it goes using the MusicBrainz database. Then it provides a variety of tools for manipulating and accessing your music.

http://beets.io
behave 1.2.5 Python behavior-driven development

Behave is a tool for behavior-driven development in python. Behavior-driven development (or BDD) is an agile software development technique that encourages collaboration between developers, QA and non-technical or business participants in a software project. Behave uses tests written in a natural language style, backed up by Python code.

https://github.com/behave/behave
biber 2.7 Backend for the BibLaTeX citation management tool

Biber is a BibTeX replacement for users of biblatex. Among other things it comes with full Unicode support.

http://biblatex-biber.sourceforge.net/
bigloo 4.3a Efficient Scheme compiler

Bigloo is a Scheme implementation devoted to one goal: enabling Scheme based programming style where C(++) is usually required. Bigloo attempts to make Scheme practical by offering features usually presented by traditional programming languages but not offered by Scheme and functional programming. Bigloo compiles Scheme modules. It delivers small and fast stand alone binary executables. Bigloo enables full connections between Scheme and C programs and between Scheme and Java programs.

http://www-sop.inria.fr/indes/fp/Bigloo/
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bigreqsproto 1.1.2 Xorg BigReqsProto protocol headers

Big Requests Extension defines a protocol to enable the use of requests that exceed 262140 bytes in length.

https://www.x.org/wiki/
bind 9.11.2 An implementation of the Domain Name System

BIND is an implementation of the Domain Name System (DNS) protocols for the Internet. It is a reference implementation of those protocols, but it is also production-grade software, suitable for use in high-volume and high-reliability applications. The name BIND stands for "Berkeley Internet Name Domain", because the software originated in the early 1980s at the University of California at Berkeley.

https://www.isc.org/downloads/bind
Part of GNU binutils 2281 Binary utilities: bfd gas gprof ld

GNU Binutils is a collection of tools for working with binary files. Perhaps the most notable are "ld", a linker, and "as", an assembler. Other tools include programs to display binary profiling information, list the strings in a binary file, and utilities for working with archives. The "bfd" library for working with executable and object formats is also included.

https://www.gnu.org/software/binutils/
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binutils-bootstrap 0 Bootstrap binaries of the GNU Binutils

Bootstrap binaries of the GNU Binutils


Part of GNU binutils-static-stripped-tarball 2.28 Binary utilities: bfd gas gprof ld

GNU Binutils is a collection of tools for working with binary files. Perhaps the most notable are "ld", a linker, and "as", an assembler. Other tools include programs to display binary profiling information, list the strings in a binary file, and utilities for working with archives. The "bfd" library for working with executable and object formats is also included.

https://www.gnu.org/software/binutils/
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binutils-vc4 2.23.51-0.708acc8 Binutils for VC4

This package provides binutils for VideoCore IV, the Raspberry Pi chip.

https://github.com/puppeh/vc4-toolchain/
bio-blastxmlparser 2.0.4 Fast big data BLAST XML parser and library

Very fast parallel big-data BLAST XML file parser which can be used as command line utility. Use blastxmlparser to: Parse BLAST XML; filter output; generate FASTA, JSON, YAML, RDF, JSON-LD, HTML, CSV, tabular output etc.

https://github.com/pjotrp/blastxmlparser
bio-locus 0.0.7 Tool for fast querying of genome locations

Bio-locus is a tabix-like tool for fast querying of genome locations. Many file formats in bioinformatics contain records that start with a chromosome name and a position for a SNP, or a start-end position for indels. Bio-locus allows users to store this chr+pos or chr+pos+alt information in a database.

https://github.com/pjotrp/bio-locus
bioawk 1.0 AWK with bioinformatics extensions

Bioawk is an extension to Brian Kernighan's awk, adding the support of several common biological data formats, including optionally gzip'ed BED, GFF, SAM, VCF, FASTA/Q and TAB-delimited formats with column names. It also adds a few built-in functions and a command line option to use TAB as the input/output delimiter. When the new functionality is not used, bioawk is intended to behave exactly the same as the original BWK awk.

https://github.com/lh3/bioawk
bioperl-minimal 1.7.0 Bioinformatics toolkit

BioPerl is the product of a community effort to produce Perl code which is useful in biology. Examples include Sequence objects, Alignment objects and database searching objects. These objects not only do what they are advertised to do in the documentation, but they also interact - Alignment objects are made from the Sequence objects, Sequence objects have access to Annotation and SeqFeature objects and databases, Blast objects can be converted to Alignment objects, and so on. This means that the objects provide a coordinated and extensible framework to do computational biology.

http://search.cpan.org/dist/BioPerl
bioruby 1.5.1 Ruby library, shell and utilities for bioinformatics

BioRuby comes with a comprehensive set of Ruby development tools and libraries for bioinformatics and molecular biology. BioRuby has components for sequence analysis, pathway analysis, protein modelling and phylogenetic analysis; it supports many widely used data formats and provides easy access to databases, external programs and public web services, including BLAST, KEGG, GenBank, MEDLINE and GO.

http://bioruby.org/
bismark 0.16.3 Map bisulfite treated sequence reads and analyze methylation

Bismark is a program to map bisulfite treated sequencing reads to a genome of interest and perform methylation calls in a single step. The output can be easily imported into a genome viewer, such as SeqMonk, and enables a researcher to analyse the methylation levels of their samples straight away. Its main features are:

  • Bisulfite mapping and methylation calling in one single step

  • Supports single-end and paired-end read alignments

  • Supports ungapped and gapped alignments

  • Alignment seed length, number of mismatches etc are adjustable

  • Output discriminates between cytosine methylation in CpG, CHG and CHH context

http://www.bioinformatics.babraham.ac.uk/projects/bismark/
Part of GNU bison 3.0.4 Parser generator

GNU Bison is a general-purpose parser generator. It can build a deterministic or generalized LR parser from an annotated, context-free grammar. It is versatile enough to have many applications, from parsers for simple tools through complex programming languages.

https://www.gnu.org/software/bison/
Part of GNU bison 2.7 Parser generator

GNU Bison is a general-purpose parser generator. It can build a deterministic or generalized LR parser from an annotated, context-free grammar. It is versatile enough to have many applications, from parsers for simple tools through complex programming languages.

https://www.gnu.org/software/bison/
bitcoin-core 0.15.0.1 Bitcoin peer-to-peer client

Bitcoin is a digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone anywhere in the world. It uses peer-to-peer technology to operate without central authority: managing transactions and issuing money are carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin Core is the reference implementation of the bitcoin protocol. This package provides the Bitcoin Core command line client and a client based on Qt.

https://bitcoin.org/en/
bitlbee 3.5.1 IRC to instant messaging gateway

BitlBee brings IM (instant messaging) to IRC clients, for people who have an IRC client running all the time and don't want to run an additional IM client. BitlBee currently supports XMPP/Jabber (including Google Talk), MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM and ICQ, and the Twitter microblogging network (plus all other Twitter API compatible services like identi.ca and status.net).

http://www.bitlbee.org/
bits 2.13.0-1.3cc456789 Implementation of binary interval search algorithm

This package provides an implementation of the BITS (Binary Interval Search) algorithm, an approach to interval set intersection. It is especially suited for the comparison of diverse genomic datasets and the exploration of large datasets of genome intervals (e.g. genes, sequence alignments).

https://github.com/arq5x/bits
blast+ 2.6.0 Basic local alignment search tool

BLAST is a popular method of performing a DNA or protein sequence similarity search, using heuristics to produce results quickly. It also calculates an “expect value” that estimates how many matches would have occurred at a given score by chance, which can aid a user in judging how much confidence to have in an alignment.

http://blast.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
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blender 2.79 3D graphics creation suite

Blender is a 3D graphics creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. The application can be customized via its API for Python scripting.

https://blender.org/
bless 1p02 Bloom-filter-based error correction tool for NGS reads

Bloom-filter-based error correction solution for high-throughput sequencing reads (BLESS) uses a single minimum-sized bloom filter is a correction tool for genomic reads produced by Next-generation sequencing (NGS). BLESS produces accurate correction results with much less memory compared with previous solutions and is also able to tolerate a higher false-positive rate. BLESS can extend reads like DNA assemblers to correct errors at the end of reads.

https://sourceforge.net/p/bless-ec/wiki/Home/
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blind 1.0 Command line video editing utilities

Blind is a collection of command line video editing utilities. It uses a custom raw video format with a simple container.

http://tools.suckless.org/blind/
blis 0.2.2 High-performance basic linear algebra (BLAS) routines

BLIS is a portable software framework for instantiating high-performance BLAS-like dense linear algebra libraries. The framework was designed to isolate essential kernels of computation that, when optimized, immediately enable optimized implementations of most of its commonly used and computationally intensive operations. While BLIS exports a new BLAS-like API, it also includes a BLAS compatibility layer which gives application developers access to BLIS implementations via traditional BLAS routine calls.

https://github.com/flame/blis
blis-haswell 0.2.2 High-performance basic linear algebra (BLAS) routines

BLIS is a portable software framework for instantiating high-performance BLAS-like dense linear algebra libraries. The framework was designed to isolate essential kernels of computation that, when optimized, immediately enable optimized implementations of most of its commonly used and computationally intensive operations. While BLIS exports a new BLAS-like API, it also includes a BLAS compatibility layer which gives application developers access to BLIS implementations via traditional BLAS routine calls.

https://github.com/flame/blis
blis-knl 0.2.2 High-performance basic linear algebra (BLAS) routines

BLIS is a portable software framework for instantiating high-performance BLAS-like dense linear algebra libraries. The framework was designed to isolate essential kernels of computation that, when optimized, immediately enable optimized implementations of most of its commonly used and computationally intensive operations. While BLIS exports a new BLAS-like API, it also includes a BLAS compatibility layer which gives application developers access to BLIS implementations via traditional BLAS routine calls.

https://github.com/flame/blis
blis-sandybridge 0.2.2 High-performance basic linear algebra (BLAS) routines

BLIS is a portable software framework for instantiating high-performance BLAS-like dense linear algebra libraries. The framework was designed to isolate essential kernels of computation that, when optimized, immediately enable optimized implementations of most of its commonly used and computationally intensive operations. While BLIS exports a new BLAS-like API, it also includes a BLAS compatibility layer which gives application developers access to BLIS implementations via traditional BLAS routine calls.

https://github.com/flame/blis
blists 1.0 Web interface to mailing list archives

Blists is a web interface to mailing list archives that works off indexed mbox files. There are two programs: bindex and bit. bindex generates or updates the index file (incremental updates are supported). bit is a CGI/SSI program that generates web pages on the fly. Both programs are written in C and are very fast.

http://www.openwall.com/blists/
bluefish 2.2.10 Web development studio

Bluefish is an editor targeted towards programmers and web developers, with many options to write web sites, scripts and other code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages.

http://bluefish.openoffice.nl
bluez 5.47 Linux Bluetooth protocol stack

BlueZ provides support for the core Bluetooth layers and protocols. It is flexible, efficient and uses a modular implementation.

http://www.bluez.org/
bluez-qt 5.37.0 QML wrapper for BlueZ

bluez-qt is a Qt-style library for accessing the bluez Bluetooth stack. It is used by the KDE Bluetooth stack, BlueDevil.

https://community.kde.org/Frameworks
bmon 4.0 Bandwidth monitor

bmon is a monitoring and debugging tool to capture networking-related statistics and prepare them visually in a human-friendly way. It features various output methods including an interactive curses user interface and a programmable text output for scripting.

https://github.com/tgraf/bmon
bogofilter 1.2.4 Mail classifier based on a Bayesian filter

Bogofilter is a mail filter that classifies mail as spam or ham (non-spam) by a statistical analysis of the message's header and content (body). The program is able to learn from the user's classifications and corrections. It is based on a Bayesian filter.

http://bogofilter.sourceforge.net/
Part of GNU bool 0.2.2 Finding text and HTML files that match boolean expressions

GNU Bool is a utility to perform text searches on files using Boolean expressions. For example, a search for "hello AND world" would return a file containing the phrase "Hello, world!". It supports both AND and OR statements, as well as the NEAR statement to search for the occurrence of words in close proximity to each other. It handles context gracefully, accounting for new lines and paragraph changes. It also has robust support for parsing HTML files.

https://www.gnu.org/software/bool/
boost 1.64.0 Peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries

A collection of libraries intended to be widely useful, and usable across a broad spectrum of applications.

http://boost.org
bootstrap-binaries 0 Bootstrap binaries of Coreutils, Awk, etc.

Bootstrap binaries of Coreutils, Awk, etc.


bootstrap-tarballs 0 Tarballs containing all the bootstrap binaries

Tarballs containing all the bootstrap binaries


borg 1.1.0 Deduplicated, encrypted, authenticated and compressed backups

Borg is a deduplicating backup program. Optionally, it supports compression and authenticated encryption. The main goal of Borg is to provide an efficient and secure way to backup data. The data deduplication technique used makes Borg suitable for daily backups since only changes are stored. The authenticated encryption technique makes it suitable for backups to not fully trusted targets. Borg is a fork of Attic.

https://borgbackup.github.io/borgbackup/
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bowtie 2.3.2 Fast and sensitive nucleotide sequence read aligner

Bowtie 2 is a fast and memory-efficient tool for aligning sequencing reads to long reference sequences. It is particularly good at aligning reads of about 50 up to 100s or 1,000s of characters, and particularly good at aligning to relatively long (e.g. mammalian) genomes. Bowtie 2 indexes the genome with an FM Index to keep its memory footprint small: for the human genome, its memory footprint is typically around 3.2 GB. Bowtie 2 supports gapped, local, and paired-end alignment modes.

http://bowtie-bio.sourceforge.net/bowtie2/index.shtml
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bpp-core 2.2.0-1.7d8bced C++ libraries for Bioinformatics

Bio++ is a set of C++ libraries for Bioinformatics, including sequence analysis, phylogenetics, molecular evolution and population genetics. It is Object Oriented and is designed to be both easy to use and computer efficient. Bio++ intends to help programmers to write computer expensive programs, by providing them a set of re-usable tools.

http://biopp.univ-montp2.fr
bpp-phyl 2.2.0-1.0c07167 Bio++ phylogenetic Library

Bio++ is a set of C++ libraries for Bioinformatics, including sequence analysis, phylogenetics, molecular evolution and population genetics. This library provides phylogenetics-related modules.

http://biopp.univ-montp2.fr
bpp-popgen 2.2.0-1.e472bac Bio++ population genetics library

Bio++ is a set of C++ libraries for Bioinformatics, including sequence analysis, phylogenetics, molecular evolution and population genetics. This library provides population genetics-related modules.

http://biopp.univ-montp2.fr
bpp-seq 2.2.0-1.6cfa079 Bio++ sequence library

Bio++ is a set of C++ libraries for Bioinformatics, including sequence analysis, phylogenetics, molecular evolution and population genetics. This library provides sequence-related modules.

http://biopp.univ-montp2.fr
bppsuite 2.2.0-1.c516147 Bioinformatics tools written with the Bio++ libraries

Bio++ is a set of C++ libraries for Bioinformatics, including sequence analysis, phylogenetics, molecular evolution and population genetics. This package provides command line tools using the Bio++ library.

http://biopp.univ-montp2.fr
Part of GNU brasero 3.12.2 CD/DVD burning tool for Gnome

Brasero is an application to burn CD/DVD for the Gnome Desktop. It is designed to be as simple as possible and has some unique features to enable users to create their discs easily and quickly.

https://projects.gnome.org/brasero/
brdf-explorer 1.0.0-1.5b2cd46f3 Analyze bidirectional reflectance distribution functions (BRDFs)

BRDF Explorer is an application that allows the development and analysis of bidirectional reflectance distribution functions (BRDFs). It can load and plot analytic BRDF functions (coded as functions in OpenGL's GLSL shader language), measured material data from the MERL database, and anisotropic measured material data from MIT CSAIL. Graphs and visualizations update in real time as parameters are changed, making it a useful tool for evaluating and understanding different BRDFs (and other component functions).

http://www.disneyanimation.com/technology/brdf.html
breeze-icons 5.37.0 Default KDE Plasma 5 icon theme

Breeze provides a freedesktop.org compatible icon theme. It is the default icon theme for the KDE Plasma 5 desktop.

https://community.kde.org/Frameworks
bridge-utils 1.5 Manipulate Ethernet bridges

Utilities for Linux's Ethernet bridging facilities. A bridge is a way to connect two Ethernet segments together in a protocol independent way. Packets are forwarded based on Ethernet address, rather than IP address (like a router). Since forwarding is done at Layer 2, all protocols can go transparently through a bridge.

http://www.linuxfoundation.org/collaborate/workgroups/networking/bridge
bristol 0.60.11 Synthesizer emulator

Bristol is an emulation package for a number of different 'classic' synthesizers including additive and subtractive and a few organs. The application consists of the engine, which is called bristol, and its own GUI library called brighton that represents all the emulations. There are currently more than twenty different emulations; each does sound different although the author maintains that the quality and accuracy of each emulation is subjective.

http://bristol.sourceforge.net/
brotli 0.1-1.e992cce Implementation of the Brotli compression algorithm

Brotli is a general-purpose lossless compression algorithm. It is similar in speed to deflate but offers denser compression. This package provides encoder and a decoder libraries: libbrotlienc and libbrotlidec, respectively, based on the reference implementation from Google.

https://github.com/bagder/libbrotli/
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bs1770gain 0.4.12 Tool to adjust loudness of media files

BS1770GAIN is a loudness scanner compliant with ITU-R BS.1770 and its flavors EBU R128, ATSC A/85, and ReplayGain 2.0. It helps normalizing the loudness of audio and video files to the same level.

http://bs1770gain.sourceforge.net/
bspwm 0.9.3 Tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning

bspwm is a tiling window manager that represents windows as the leaves of a full binary tree.

https://github.com/baskerville/bspwm
btar 1.1.1 Tar-compatible archiver

Btar is a tar-compatible archiver which allows arbitrary compression and ciphering, redundancy, differential backup, indexed extraction, multicore compression, input and output serialisation, and tolerance to partial archive errors.

http://viric.name/cgi-bin/btar/doc/trunk/doc/home.wiki
btrfs-progs 4.13.3 Create and manage btrfs copy-on-write file systems

Btrfs is a copy-on-write (CoW) file system for Linux aimed at implementing advanced features while focusing on fault tolerance, repair and easy administration.

https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/
btrfs-progs-static 4.13.3 Statically-linked btrfs command from btrfs-progs

This package provides the statically-linked btrfs from the btrfs-progs package. It is meant to be used in initrds.

https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/
bullet 2.86.1 3D physics engine library

Bullet is a physics engine library usable for collision detection. It is used in some video games and movies.

http://bulletphysics.org/
bundler 1.15.4 Ruby gem bundler

Bundler automatically downloads and installs a list of gems specified in a "Gemfile", as well as their dependencies.

http://bundler.io/
busybox 1.26.2 Many common UNIX utilities in a single executable

BusyBox combines tiny versions of many common UNIX utilities into a single small executable. It provides a fairly complete environment for any small or embedded system.

https://www.busybox.net
bwa 0.7.15 Burrows-Wheeler sequence aligner

BWA is a software package for mapping low-divergent sequences against a large reference genome, such as the human genome. It consists of three algorithms: BWA-backtrack, BWA-SW and BWA-MEM. The first algorithm is designed for Illumina sequence reads up to 100bp, while the rest two for longer sequences ranged from 70bp to 1Mbp. BWA-MEM and BWA-SW share similar features such as long-read support and split alignment, but BWA-MEM, which is the latest, is generally recommended for high-quality queries as it is faster and more accurate. BWA-MEM also has better performance than BWA-backtrack for 70-100bp Illumina reads.

http://bio-bwa.sourceforge.net/
bwa-pssm 0.5.11 Burrows-Wheeler transform-based probabilistic short read mapper

BWA-PSSM is a probabilistic short genomic sequence read aligner based on the use of position specific scoring matrices (PSSM). Like many of the existing aligners it is fast and sensitive. Unlike most other aligners, however, it is also adaptible in the sense that one can direct the alignment based on known biases within the data set. It is coded as a modification of the original BWA alignment program and shares the genome index structure as well as many of the command line options.

http://bwa-pssm.binf.ku.dk/
bwm-ng 0.6.1 Console based live network and disk I/O bandwidth monitor

Bandwidth Monitor NG is a small and simple console based live network and disk I/O bandwidth monitor.

https://www.gropp.org/?id=projects&sub=bwm-ng
byobu 5.98 Text-based window manager and terminal multiplexer

Byobu is a Japanese term for decorative, multi-panel screens that serve as folding room dividers. The Byobu software includes an enhanced profile, configuration utilities, and system status notifications for the GNU Screen window manager as well as the Tmux terminal multiplexer.

http://byobu.co/index.html
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byzanz 0.2-1.f7af3a5 Desktop recording program

Byzanz is a simple desktop recording program with a command-line interface. It can record part or all of an X display for a specified duration and save it as a GIF encoded animated image file.

https://git.gnome.org/browse/byzanz
bzip2 1.0.6 High-quality data compression program

bzip2 is a freely available, patent free (see below), high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques (the PPM family of statistical compressors), whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.

non-copyleft (This is a lax, non-copyleft free software license. Check the URI for details. See LICENSE in the distribution.)
http://www.bzip.org/
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