Linux Forensics Tools Repository: Package Summary for Packages on January 3, 2013:

  • guymager-0.6.13-1.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el5,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Guymager is a forensic imaging package. Here are the changes since the last release (0.6.12):
    • Package dependency to udisks added (for recent Ubuntu)
    • libparted search extended to subdirs
    • Added cfg parameter ForceCommandGetSerialNumber

  • libpst{,-devel,-devel-doc,-doc,-libs,-python}-0.6.57-1.1.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - The libpst utilities convert Outlook .pst files to other formats. The packages include the following:
    • libpst includes:
      • readpst which can convert email messages to both mbox and MH mailbox formats
      • pst2ldif which can convert the contacts to .ldif format for import into ldap databases, and
      • pst2dii which can convert email messages to the DII load file format used by Summation.
    • libpst-libs package contains the shared library used by the pst utilities.
    • libpst-python package contains libpst shared objects from python code.
    • libpst-devel package contains the library links and header files needed to develop applications using the libpst shared library.
    • libpst-devel-doc package contains the doxygen generated documentation for the shared library.
    • libpst-doc package contains the html documentation for the pst utilities.

    This version uses the libiconv library.

    Note that libpst is not available for RHEL/CentOS 5.
  • python-apsw-{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el5,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Python-apsw is a Python wrapper for the SQLite embedded relational database engine. In contrast to other wrappers such as pysqlite it focuses on being a minimal layer over SQLite attempting just to translate the complete SQLite API into Python. The documentation has a section on the differences between APSW and pysqlite. See here for a list of the changes.
  • fmem-kernel-objects-1.6-1.12.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el5,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Fmem is kernel module that creates device /dev/fmem, similar to /dev/mem but without limitations. The changes are the following:
    • Support for 3.6.10-2 for FC17
    • Support for 3.6.10-2 for FC16