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SW: netlabs.org newsletter #262
General: [Arca Noae] Arca Noae Package Manager: Italian language pack now available
SW: [Arca Noae] Arca Noae Package Manager: Swedish language pack now available
General: [Arca Noae] Stubborn renewals...made easier!
General: [Arca Noae] Stubborn renewals
Net: BayWarp meeting Tuesday, January 26
General: netlabs.org newsletter #261
General: [Arca Noae] ACPI package version 3.23.01 released
SW: bootAble 6.10 released
General: [Arca Noae] Subscription renewal discounts
General: [Arca Noae] Presentation: Blue Lion - A First Peek
SW: netlabs.org newsletter #260
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Warpstock Europe 2016


The OS/2 VOICE foundation is proud to announce that the Warpstock Europe 2016 conference will be held in Cologne, Germany in May. Hosted in the Youth hostel Kln-Riehl (link) you can enjoy 2 days of interesting presentations, meetings and socializing.

When: Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22 2016.

Price: TBD, expected price $22.50 / € 20,00 per day, excl. lunch and bedroom.

Who: no confirmed speakers yet.


PMMail Version 3.20 Released


PMMail for OS/2 version 3.20 has been released. For more information, release notes and a free download of the demonstration version of the program, please visit our website at http://pmmail.os2voice.org/index.php?title=PMMail_for_OS/2

PMMail/2 allows limited usage until it is registered. The limitations are:
* 1 account
* 1 attachment per new message
* Each message printed has a statement that this is a demonstration version of PMMail/2.

A registration code is required to use all features of the program. A PMMail/2 licence is free for those who have been a VOICE sponsor with one standard sponsorship unit at least two consecutive years. Others can obtain a PMMail/2 licence by donating two standard sponsorship units to VOICE.

PMMail is also available from Hobbes


OS/2 VOICE supports open-source projects


In 2012, VOICE donated 8100 Euro to support development of the following projects.

  • OpenJDK 6.0
  • ODIN
  • QPDFView
  • PSI
In 2013, VOICE donated 2700 Euro to support developement of Firefox 17.

  New at Hobbes (updates at 60 minute interval);
2016/02/07 mpg123-1.23.0-os2.zip Mpg123, An optimised MPEG Audio Player/decoder.758.7 KB
2016/02/06 jedit41-ico.zip Icon files for jedit41.zip and jEdit-files8.1 KB
2016/02/05 which215.zip Which v2.1.5, a clone of the UNIX 'locate' command145.6 KB
2016/02/04 CantatoreLibs_01.zip Cantatore's Libraries 0.1 for Attribute Manager and Batch Editor.146.2 KB
2016/02/02 usbdrv201.zip USB drivers for OS/2357.4 KB
2016/02/02 hangman2-en.zip Patch to convert built-in words of HangMan/2 to English2.0 KB
2016/02/01 agena-2.9.7-eCS.wpi Agena is a procedural programming language4.1 MB
2016/02/01 zxpgb_vc_fix.zip Objects for Progress Bar Vispro C118.0 KB
2016/02/01 OpenJazz-Jazz-Jackrabbit-loader-os2.zip OpenJazz Jazz Jackrabbit Game loader for OS/2.270.7 KB
2016/02/01 vxrun_fix.zip Former VX-REXX runtime DLL distribution, includes "nice" PM calculator17.5 KB
2016/01/31 vxctls01_fix.zip adding custom controls to VX-REXX 14.2 KB