The eCSoft/2 weekly newsletter - 25 2022

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  • Utility to monitor the status of various system components. Modular platform to display different data sets. Source available on Hobbes.

  • Bunch of free utils (including HPFS defrag) text mode only.

  • UniMaint is a Presentation Manager-based application which is an utility for the maintenance of the various OS/2 INI Files, a maintenance program for Extended Attributes, a Desktop Save and Restore

  • Check validity of long filename operations. The main purpose of this utility is to check the longfilename Extend Attribute of a file.

  • Fix for WinOS2 programs running seamless that do not terminate.

  • FM2 is an excellent file manager for eComStation and OS/2 WorkPlaceShell, with a lot of functions!

  • This is the last available version of no longer maintained Henk Kelder's WPTools package.

  • How to add an icon to a program object:

    1. Undot.cmd is a Rexx procedure to replace one or more dots, commas, spaces, brackets and braces in filenames by an underscore character, except the last dot

    2. OS/2 port of the LHA archiver.

    3. Agena is an easy-to-learn procedural programming language suited for everyday usage.

    4. USB basic driver stack including UHCI, OHCI, EHCI (USB 2.0) support, always required and to be installed first!

    5. A fullscreen, distraction-free writing program. Application developed using Qt4 compiler.

    6. Qt is a multiplatform C++ GUI application framework developed by Trolltech AS (now "The Qt Company"). Qt for OS/2 is a native version of the Qt Toolkit for the OS/2 Operating System.

    7. Weasel: a POP3 and SMTP daemon for OS/2 (also available an IMAP optional extension).

    8. Rocksndiamonds is an arcade style game for Unix, Mac OS X, Windows and DOS:

    9. The OS/2 PM version of Othello that will eventually become a network multiplayer game.

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