From: SCO Information <i...@sco.COM>
Subject: SCO Skunkware 97
Sender: ed...@xenitec.on.ca (Ed Hew)
Organization: The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc.
SCO Product Announcement
SCO(R) Skunkware(TM) 97 6 Oct 1997
SCO Skunkware is software for entertainment, education,
experimentation, and possibly even real work. SCO Skunkware 97
includes software for SCO OpenServer(TM), SCO(R) UnixWare(R), and
for the new SCO UnixWare based on SVR5.
WE MUST WARN YOU
"The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. and SCO Skunkware are not
related to, affiliated with or licensed by the famous Lockheed
Martin Skunk Works (R), the creator of the F-117 Stealth Fighter,
SR-71, U-2, Venturestar(tm), Darkstar(tm), and other pioneering
air and spacecraft."
HIGHLIGHTS in Skunkware 97:
4Front sound card drivers
Apache 1.2.1 HTTP server
Astrolog 5.3 - X11 Astrology Charts
GNU autoconf 2.12
GNU Bourne Again Shell 2.01
GNU shell utilities 1.15
GNU cpio 2.4.2
GNU concurrent version system 1.9
GNU diff utilities 2.7
ELM 2.4PL24 - A Mail reader
Expect 5.22 - a TCL / Tk extension
GNU file utilities 3.15
GNU find utilities 4.1
WAIS 2.1 - Wide Area Information Server
GNU Awk 3.0.3
GNU C Compiler 220.127.116.11 & 18.104.22.168
GNU Debugger 4.15.1
Aladdin Ghostscript 5.02 & 5.03 - A PostScript(tm) interpreter
The GNU Image Manipulation Program 0.99.10
The GNU Interactive Toolkit 4.3.15
GNU roff text processing tools 1.10
GNU File Compression Utilities 1.2.4
GNU indent 1.9.1
Info-Zip .zip file archiver 2.1 & 5.3
less 3.3.2 - the opposite of more
lynx 2.7.1 - a character based WWW browser
GNU M4 Macro Processor 1.4
GNU Make 3.75
maplay 1.2 - MPEG audio player
MetaHTML 5.04 - Web Authoring Language
mkisofs 1.11 - make an ISO9660 filesystem
NCSA Mosaic 2.7b4 - WWW browser
Berkeley MPEG utilities - mpeg_play 2.3, mpeg_encode 1.5b, others
mtools 3.6 - MS-DOS Tools
NcFTP 2.4.2 - Internet file transfer program
nn 6.5.1 - No News is Good News
GNU patch 2.4
Perl 5.003 scripting language
pine 3.96 - Program for Internet News and Email
Python 1.4 - Object Oriented Scripting Language
GNU revision control system 5.7
rxvt 2.18 - VT102 terminal emulator
SGML Conversion and rendering tools 0.99.14
GNU Shell Utilities 1.15
Skunkware '97 Icon Collection 1.0
smail 22.214.171.124 - A Mail Transport Agent
Squid 1.1.14 - Internet Object Cache
ssh 1.2.20 - Secure Shell
GNU tar 1.12
Tcl 7.6p2 & 8.0b2 - Tool Command Language
TclX 7.6.0 - Extended TCL
Texinfo 3.11 - the GNU documentation system
TiMidity 0.2i - MIDI to WAVE converter and player
tin 1.3 - threaded news reader
Tk 4.2p2 & 8.0b2 - An X11 Toolkit for TCL
wu-ftpd 2.4 - DARPA Internet File Transfer Protocol server
xanim 126.96.36.199 - an audio / video player for X11
xarchie 2.0.10 - X11 browser interface to archie
xblackjack 2.2 - Blackjack card game
Xboing 2.4 - Blockout clone
xdaliclock 2.10 - Melting digital clock
xdir 2.0 - an advanced graphical FTP client
XFig 3.1.4 - an X11 figure generator
XFilemanager 0.4.1 - a graphical file manager
X11 Fish Tank
Galaga for X Windows 1.6c
Xinvest 2.4 - a personal finance package
xkeycaps 2.38 - X Keyboard Mapper
xlincity 1.06 - City simulation game
xlockmore 4.03 - X11 Screen Locker
xscreensaver 2.06 - another X11 screen locker
xmcd 2.1 - Motif CD Audio Player
xmmix 1.2 - Motif Audio Mixer
Xmorph 17jan97 - digital image warping
xpdf 0.7 - an Adobe(tm) PDF Viewer
Xquote 1.0.2 - retrieve stock quotes
xsnow 1.40 - Desktop snow
Xsw - X11 system watch utility
Xtar 1.4 - graphical archiver
xtartan 2.3 - Display Scottish Tartans
XV 3.10a - with patches
zircon 1.17p1 - an X11 Client for IRC
zsh 3.1.2 - The Z-Shell
and more... see also note(1)
The current set of SCO Technical Library Supplements is also included.
SCO Skunkware 97 is available on a CD-ROM in the
ISO9660/Rockridge format. It can be directly mounted and read on
most UNIX(R) and other systems. It's easier if you have a browser.
The Skunkware CD-ROM or selected files are available as follows:
1. Via ftp - this material is in the ~/skunkware hierarchy on ftp.sco.com
(or www.sco.com/skunkware for web browsers)
Important note: the online site has many fixes, improvements,
and new material.
2. SCO Skunkware 97 was distributed at SCO Forum 97 on Aug 20.
3. SCO Skunkware 97 CDROM is available from SCO's web ordering
facility at www.sco.com/offers. There is a nominal charge
for the media.
4. SCO Skunkware 97 will also be distributed at selected SCO developer
events, briefings, trade shows, etc.
MODEL NUMBER and PRICING
SCO Skunkware 97 media .......... CD-ROM ... SA901-XX79-97 ... $9.95
In the Americas and Pac Rim, plus tax and shipping.
SCO Skunkware 97 media .......... CD-ROM ... SA901-XX79-97 ... #6.42
In European Union, Middle East, Africa, Asia, plus tax and shipping.
Please remember this cd-rom is NOT a supported SCO product
although some of the material is licensed only for use on SCO
systems. Resale is not permitted. It is permitted to give away
(for no charge) the CD. It is also permitted to give away (for
no charge) copies of those materials on the CD which are licensed
under the GNU Public License (GPL) under the terms of that license.
Support and assistance for this software is not provided by SCO.
In some cases, individual authors have expressed willingness to
deal with bugs or other dialogue. See the individual README
files on the CD-ROM. Please note: All recipients of the
Skunkware distribution MUST observe the authors' conditions and
stipulations with respect to redistribution, modification, etc.
Thanks to the vast army of contributors in the technical
community, and blessed be the Internet for making it all
possible. Thanks to many engineers at SCO, and especially to Ron
Record, Kean Johnston, Mike Hopkirk, and Steve Ginzburg who are
the head Skunkware sysmoms, and to Kathy Anzalone who is our
As usual, your comments are welcome. Send comments
to skunkw...@sco.com Have fun!
Dion L. Johnson II
SCO Czar of Free Stuff
400 Encinal St. Santa Cruz, CA 95061
FAX: 408-427-5417 Voice: 408-427-7565
1. Not all of the packages are available for both SCO OpenServer
and SCO UnixWare systems.
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US and other countries. All other brand or product names are or
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services of, their respective owners.
The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. reserves the right to change or modify
any of the product specifications or features described herein without
notice. This product summary is for information only. SCO makes no
express or implied representations or warranties in this summary.
Copyright (c) 1997 The Santa Cruz Operation, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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