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FrostWire

There is a new application available for Sparkers: FrostWire

What is FrostWire?

An easy to use Cloud Downloader, BitTorrent Client and Media Player. Search, Download, Play, Share.

Features:
– In-App Search
– Preview & Play while you download
– Download only files you want
– Media Player & Library
– BitTorrent client

Installation (Sparky 6 amd64 only):
sudo apt update
sudo apt install frostwire

FrostWire

License: GNU General Public License.
Web: github.com/frostwire/frostwire

 

RiseupVPN

There is a new application available for Sparkers: RiseupVPN

What is RiseupVPN?

A golang implementation of the Bitmask VPN client, displaying a systray icon as a state indicator and control. Riseup offers Personal VPN service for censorship circumvention, location anonymization and traffic encryption. To make this possible, it sends all your internet traffic through an encrypted connection to riseup.net, where it then goes out onto the public internet. Unlike most other VPN providers, Riseup does not log your IP address. Riseup has a VPN client called RiseupVPN. This VPN client is super easy to use! You just install it and run it—no configuration, no account registration.

Installation (Sparky 5 & 6 amd64/i386):

sudo apt update
sudo apt install riseup-vpn

How VPN works

License: GNU General Public License v3.0
Web: riseup.net/en/vpn

 

Riot

There is a new tool available for Sparkers: Riot

What is Riot?

Riot (formerly known as Vector) is a Matrix web client built using the Matrix React SDK. Riot is officially supported on the web in modern versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Other browsers may work, however official support is not provided.

Installation:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install riot-web

or via Sparky APTus-> IM tab.

Alongside to Riot, two more the Matrix network client have been added to the APTus IM module as well: Quaternion and nheko.

Riot-Web

The Riot project page: about.riot.im
It is a free and open source application, released under the Apache License 2.0.

 

TOR Messenger

 

Have you heard about TOR Messenger?

The TOR team has announced TOR Messenger 0.1.0b2.

What is it?

Tor Messenger is a cross-platform chat program that aims to be secure by default and sends all of its traffic over Tor. It supports a wide variety of transport networks, including Jabber (XMPP), IRC, Google Talk, Facebook Chat, Twitter, Yahoo, and others; enables Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging automatically; and has an easy-to-use graphical user interface localized into multiple languages.

The TOR Messenger package contains the TOR Anonymity Network application and an instant messenger based on Instantbird.

The TOR Messenger (as well as TOR Browser) is available in SparkyLinux repository.

Installation:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tor-messenger

Make sure it is still a beta version.

TOR Messenger

 

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