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Description: Extension package for AmiCygnix, an Unix environment for AmigaOS 4
Download: amicygnix-tools.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 75Mb
Version: 1.4
Date: 27 Nov 2018
Author: Misc, OS4 port by Edgar Schwan
Submitter: Edgar Schwan
Email: eds at amicygnix de
Homepage: http://www.amicygnix.de
Requirements: AmigaOS 4.1, AmiCygnix-Base 1.4
Category: network/misc
Replaces: network/misc/amicygnix-tools.lha
License: GPL
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.1
FileID: 10749
Comments: 1
Snapshots: 3
Videos: 0
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  This is an extention package for the base installation of AmiCygnix.
  Everyone, who wants to use AmiCygnix seriously, should install it.

  This new version offers a revised version of the web browser NetSurf and
  two new program versions.

Neu in 1.4:

  * The browser NetSurf has been relinked with OpenSSl 1.01o. Many SSL keyed
    pages could not be opened anymore. The problem is now largely eliminated.

  * The image viewer GPicView is now available in the latest version 0.2.5.

  * The GTK + 2.0 toolkit adjuster LXAppearance is now available in the latest
    version 0.6.3.

Included software:

  * ROX-Filer 2.10

    A comfortable file manager with support of multiple windows similar to
    Opus 5. Unfortuately the port is not finished yet, but is very useful to
    browse your files. The following viewer and player are integrated in

  * NetSurf 2.8

    A webbrowser with support of CSS2 and SSL. Javascript isn't supported yet,
    but a lot of pages can be displayed and the very good support of SSL is a
    big advantage.

  * Leafpad

    A simple text editor similar to "Notepad". Supports UTF-8 and other en-

  * GPicView 0.2.5

    A simple picture viewer for the formats:

    - ani
    - bmp
    - gif / gif animation
    - icns
    - ico
    - ilbm
    - jpeg
    - pcx
    - png
    - pnm
    - psd
    - qtif
    - ras
    - svg
    - tiff
    - tga
    - wbmp
    - xbm
    - xcf
    - xpm

  * Xpdf 3.03

    A viewer for PDF files.

  * Gucharmap 1.10.1

    Displays the installed fonts and you can insert special chars into other
    programs with it.

  * LXAppearance 0.6.3

    A preference editor for the GUI toolkit GTK2. You can change the GTK2 theme,
    the main font and the icon theme. Can also install new icon themes.

  * ObConf 2.0.3

    A preference editor for the window manager "Openbox".

  * Gsetroot 1.1

    A tool to change the desktop background.

  * Imlib_Config 1.9.15

    A preference editor for the gfx library imlib 1.9.15. Programs, which depend
    on this library (e.g. Amaya), will be influenced by these settings.

  * mpg123 0.61

    A player for MP3 soundfiles.

  * ogg123 1.4.0

    A player and converter for Ogg-Vorbis soundfiles.

What is X11?

  The X Window System is the base for the all graphical user interfaces on unix
  or linux systems. No matter which GUI-toolkit is used, on the lowest level
  works X11.
  The system is splitted into a server and in a client part, which is typical
  for unix like systems. The server is responsible for processing the graphics
  and handles the user events like mouse-moves or key-events. The client finally
  is an application (e.g. a paint-program or a text-editor), which is using this
  system for displaying his windows.

  What is the advantage to have this on an amiga-system? It makes it easier to
  port open source software to the amiga, because the sources for the GUI part
  can be compiled without any (or at least very few) changes.


  1. Doubleclick on the "Install" icon in the unpacked Cygnix package.
     Everything will be installed automatically. Please follow the
     instructions of the installer script.

     Please do not install by hand!!

  2. Afterwards you should reset your amiga.


If you like to support my work, you can make a donation by using paypal:



Thanks to...

  ... Hans Verkuil for his initial port of X11R6.3 to OS 3.x

File Version Size Date OS Dls Readme
amicygnix-base-src.lha1.415Mb27 Nov 20184.141¤ Amicygnix-base-src - Sources of the AmiCygnix base package
amicygnix-base.lha1.4120Mb27 Nov 20184.1496¤ Amicygnix-base - An Unix/X11 environment for AmigaOS 4
amicygnix-tools-src.lha1.43Mb27 Nov 20184.149¤ Amicygnix-tools-src - Sources of the AmiCygnix tools package
amicygnix-x11-src.lhaX11R6.364Mb27 Nov 20184.137¤ Amicygnix-x11-src - Sources of the basic X11 system of AmiCygnix for AmigaOS 4
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