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After a considerable time there is a new release of RexxAutoStart.
- NEW RexxAutoStart is now a PM-program, it was ported to VX-REXX. - NEW Interrupt startup process at any time.
- NEW Progress bar to see how much has been done.
- NEW 3 cool new sound events configurable with the OS/2 sound object. - NEW configurable position and color.
- NEW setup RexxAutoStart with PM-program, commandline or enviroment variable
Where can it be found?
- binaries now ftp://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/incoming/rxast180.zip
- binaries later ftp://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/os2/util/wps/rxast180.zip
- source now ftp://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/incoming/rxast180src.zip
- source later ftp://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/os2/util/wps/rxast180src.zip
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2001 - Junk Spy Version 2 will be released in just a few weeks with
a special introductory price of $39.
The introductory special is $20 off the suggested retail price and includes one
full year of updates to Junk Spy's spam detection database (a $24 value). Registered
users of Version 1 get an extra $10 discount - making the upgrade price a mere $29.
The introductory pricing will run through July 31st. Details about upgrading will
be sent to users soon.
Junk Spy monitors your email to identify and remove the junk mail you don't want.
For more information about Junk Spy and to download the preview of Version 2, visit
The IBM Browser is now available from Software Choice.
New release of RSJ CD Writer for OS/2 Version 3.55
"After a successful BETA test period we now announce the new final OS/2
version, containing the long awaited DAO support."
More information on RSJ for OS/2: http://www.rsj.de/stage/en/default.asp
Upgrade/New order page:
german, french and english versions available.
MIDI Station Sequencer 3.0 Beta 1 Available
Just want to let you know that the new version is available. After some exhaustive
testing I've found a few issues I need to resolve before I declare this version
finished but they're not showstoppers.
I'll probably be posting another version sometime on Sunday which will resolve
the remaining issues.
You can grab it from here:
Please let me know what you think of the new look and feel.
Enhanced E update
PillarSoft has updated their website with downloads of the latest version of
the Enhanced E Editor.
New features in v2.0 are:
This is a major revision with a visual overhaul as well as some of the subsystems.
Some of the changes are:
New animated toolbar icons and format.
Relocated history pulldown, ring arrows and LED.
History box is wider and now carries full path and filename.
Added sound ticks to toolbar.
Allow loading history into ring at startup.
Reworked Text to IPF conversion. Much faster and cleaner conversions now.
Reworked Mime decoding for speed and cleanliness.
Reworked progress indicator for decoders etc.
Updated printing subsystem with new printing format and preview mode.
Updated printer setup dialog.
We won't bother you with the full feature list again but invite you to take a
look at our website for more information. As per usual... there is no charge for
The PillarSoft Suite has also been updated with all the latest versions of our
software and can be downloaded from our website.
The Enhanced E is $25 and is available through BMT Micro, Mensys and others.
The PillarSoft Suite contains this program plus 12 more OS/2 utilities for only
Downloads and more information:
Although you don't see a lot on the internet about DrawIt development. It is
still going strong. Lately version 3.3 has been delivered to Mensys and will later
in April be delivered to BMT. I'm very hard working on exports with gradient/fountains
fills and some of the following points:
- Rotation of objects which is in the current version a bit of a hassle.
- Groups can be packed to one layer and moved to different layers.
If there are features you miss in DrawIt, please let me know.
Since the start of offering Pop mail accounts we have had request of web based
e-mail handling. So for those of You that have been waiting for this feature it
is now available. To be able to use the web mail You have to apply for a Pop account.
This can be done at:
The web mail feature can either be found at OS2 World.Com main index page or
directly at following url:
The web mail will be part of the upcoming new layout of OS2 World.Com. Until
then You have to login on a separate page.
From: Kim Haverblad email@example.com
Opera is moving forward with its OS/2 development. Super!!
"Status: Currently a closed (not publicly available) late alpha version.
The first Public version of Opera for OS/2 will be a Technology Preview, followed
by a Public Beta version. Opera for OS/2 has been tested on Warp 4 and WSeB (OS/2
4.5). Opera 5 for OS/2 is closely based on Opera 5 for win32, and should work the
Here's what Opera for OS/2 does so far:
Renders HTML 1, 2.0, 3.2 and 4.01 Pages
Renders XHTML 1 Pages
Supports XML 1.0 with CSS stylesheet
Supports WAP pages
Supports CSS 1 and most of CSS 2
Plug-in support for native Netscape-compatible plugins (mostly untested).
Here's what Opera for OS/2 doesn't do yet:
Printing - attempting to print crashes Opera
Some preferences don't work
Messaging - attempting to send messages crashes Opera"
New release of z!
z! is a VIO mp3 player for os/2!
-> whats new?!
[march 28, 2001]
x fixed some quirks with the mute functions
x disabled adapter sharing by default - causes problems for too many ppl..
Hot off the presses from our JFS developer. I STRONGLY urge all JFS users to
apply it. Get ftp://testcase.boulder.ibm.com/ps/fromibm/os2/jfs0328.zip.
Here's the readme: The jfs0328 file contains the latest JFS.IFS/JFS.SYM , UJFS.DLL/UJFS.SYM,
the JFS.TDF and the TRC012F.TFF file.
Please unzip this file in the \OS2 directory after you have made a backup of
the following files.
\OS2\JFS.SYM ( IF PRESENT )
\OS2\DLL\UJFS.SYM ( IF PRESENT )
The modules contain some important fixes.
Fixes in JFS.IFS:
Trap when swapper file is on JFS volume.
Hang when swapper file on JFS volume is being truncated.
Hang with heavy file I/O on JFS volume
Fixes that have gone into UJFS.DLL:
Cyrillic character files being moved into the lost+found directory. Chkdsk takes a long time to complete Phase0 ( logredo ).
New Warpzilla release
IBM has updated the warpzilla browser.
Updated the Trackpoint drivers for IBM Thinkpads
IBM has updated the Trackpoint drivers for their Thinpkpads. The driver is available
in several languages
Lotus had released the incremental updates from version 5.0.6a to version 5.0.7
of Lotus Domino for OS/2.
Download it at:
Updated PC Card Director for IBM Thinkpads
This package provides PC Card Director software for IBM Thinkpads using OS/2
Warp 4.0. This package have been tested on IBM Thinkpads with the following PC Card
Texas Instruments TI1130
Texas Instruments TI1131
Texas Instruments TI1225
Texas Instruments TI1250A
Texas Instruments TI1251
Texas Instruments TI1251B
Texas Instruments TI1420
Texas Instruments TI1450
Cirrus Logic CL-PD6729
It's getting harder and harder to find out what's new out there for OS/2 users.
I wandered into http://www.pmview.com/and learned
that Peter released PMView 2000 2.20 yesterday. Go and get it!
ConfigTool 1.0.0 released
ConfigTool is CONFIG.SYS editor with searchable database which explains the entries,
sort and checking routines, boot/recovery options and suggestions for optimization.
New in version 1.0.0:
- expanded Cfgtool.dat (1195 entries)
- bug in croatian and german.ini fixed
- check reworked once more
- configurable backup directory
- search reworked
- additional informations on 'mainpage' and in 'check' added
- delete nonexistant paths in 'sort' added
- more possible settings
- workaround for bug in xworkplace
- workaround for bug in personal rexx
To download ConfigTool 1.0.0, visit:
Authors: Goran Ivankovic and Klaus Staedtler.
Here's a petition for Creative to release the source code for the Aureal Vortex/Vortex
2 driver so that the Linux guys can perfect their driver, and possibly someone will
then be able to port the driver over to OS/2...
Please everyone, join the petition...
DirDiff v1.00 is available.
Wolfram Schmid, elosoft GmbH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
updated DirDiff, a directory compare program for OS/2.
DirDiff compares all files in two sub-directorys or two whole directory trees
and locates which files have been modified, which files have been created and which
files have been deleted.
DirDiff is a useful tool primarily for software developers and it is Freeware.
New in this releas:
- Shows the scan process
- Shows sum of all file sizes
- Scan of sub-directorys switchabel (ond/off)
- Abort of file scan possible with ESC
- Also available as WarpIn archive
Features of DirDiff:
- Compares files in 2 different sub-directorys
- Searches also in whole directory trees
- Spec of filters for file names
- Spec of pathes and filter at the command prompt
- Deletion of files direct in the result list
- Different action for files of the result list. Eg. 'opening of PMdiff', 'call of the cmd line' or 'opening of the WPS folder'.
- User configurable action
- Stores all program settings, window size and position
Web Site (english):
New Beta gphoto2
Since the last beta release I have had several success stories on cameras working
with gphoto 2 on OS/2! This is the latest build from the tree, camera list is now
112 items !
have fun and enjoy !
I'm looking for OS/2 Tivoli Customers. I'm making a little survey on this OS/2
area to know impressions about these tools.(like User Administration and/or Security
Manager for OS/2)
If you know any OS/2 Tivoli Customer please let me know also which components
are they using.
If you know any customer please contact me at email@example.com