Archive for the Category: Linux

New Raspberry Pi Zero W Released

Raspberry Pi Foundation has just released a new Raspberry Pi Zero W. https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-zero-w-joins-family/ Specifications: 1GHz, single-core CPU 512MB RAM Mini-HDMI port Micro-USB On-The-Go port Micro-USB power HAT-compatible 40-pin header Composite video and reset headers CSI camera connector 802.11n wireless LAN Bluetooth 4.0 The difference between ‘Raspberry Pi Zero’ and ‘Raspberry Pi Zero W’, is that […]

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SQLite v3.17.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.17.0. http://www.sqlite.org/news.html SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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IBM MQ FixPack 8.0.0.6 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 8.0.0.6 for IBM MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995100 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Pres. Trump says gov’t agencies need better security – MQ security too?

The other day, U.S. President Donald Trump said: the government agencies need to better protect their networks. Most of the U.S. government agencies use IBM MQ for their messaging middleware. Application messages that traverse their MQ environment contain confidential and highly secure information. As many of you know, A basic setup of IBM MQ Server […]

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LibreOffice 5.3 Released

Document Foundation has just released LibreOffice v5.3. https://blog.documentfoundation.org/blog/2017/02/01/the-document-foundation-announces-feature-rich-libreoffice-5-3/ LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional-quality productivity suite that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreOffice users worldwide, and it’s available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux […]

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Mozilla Firefox 51.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox has just released Mozilla Firefox v51.0. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/ Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most current web standards in addition to several features that are intended to […]

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WebSphere MQ FixPack 7.1.0.8 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 7.1.0.8 for WebSphere MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21993831 Don’t forget, the end of service date for WebSphere MQ v7.1.0 on distributed platforms (Linux, Unix, Windows and IBM i) is April 30, 2017. The official announcement can be found here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg3c741503j17231u61 That’s in 3 months!!! So, suck it up buttercup, its time to get […]

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SQLite v3.16.1 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.16.1. http://www.sqlite.org/news.html SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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MQ Visual Edit V2 – Prompt for Password

A customer emailed me the other day saying that their security policy does not allow applications to store passwords (even in encrypted format) on their local PCs. Their security policy states that the user must be prompted for his/her password (like MQ Explorer). I thought this was a good idea, so I have made a […]

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New: MQ Auditor v2.4.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Auditor v2.4.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Auditor. MQ Auditor is a solution that allows a company to audit/track all MQ API calls performed by MQ applications that are connected to a queue manager. For more information about […]

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