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JavaRa 2.5

Apologies for releasing an update less than two weeks after JavaRa 2.4 was announced, but there was a number of serious issues that couldn’t wait until the next scheduled release. A Windows security update released in December affected JavaRa’s ability to access the Windows registry, effectively breaking its ability to identify and remove versions of the Java Runtime Environment on some systems.

JavaRa 2.5 implements a more reliable method of accessing the registry, which has restored the Remove Java Runtime and Check JRE version functionality. Due to the time sensitive nature of this release, we have only tested it on Windows 7 x64 and Windows 8 x64. Users of other operating systems are encouraged to report issues in the JavaRa support forum.

Furthermore, a change to the Oracle download servers prevented JavaRa from being able to download the latest version of the Java Runtime Environment directly from their website. In JavaRa 2.5 the JRE installer will be acquired from SingularLabs’ servers instead. We will be enabling this slowly to ensure we don’t overload our servers.

The update is available from the usual download page. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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No comments. Posted February 1, 2014 in Releases.

JavaRa 2.4

JavaRa 2.4 is a minor release to correct several issues reported with the previous version. Additionally the JavaRa definitions have been updated to reflect the changes in Oracle’s Java Runtime Environment 1.7.0.51.

  • Fixed issue where the JavaRa definition file would become truncated
  • Updated internal URLs to reflect Oracle’s changes in the JRE download server
  • Fixed issue causing hidden controls to become visible
  • The updated definitions apply to both JavaRa 2.4 and JavaRa 1.16, both of which are available from the JavaRa download page.

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    No comments. Posted January 21, 2014 in Releases.

    System Ninja 2.4.5

    This release fixes many of the bugs reported by our community in the past few weeks. We’re still inching ever closer to System Ninja 3.0, which is now less than two months away!

    • Added – Kill All Instances context menu option to the Process Manager
    • Fixed – Sorting now works in the Startup Manager
    • Fixed – tooltip text can now be translated
    • Fixed – issue that could potentially cause the System Analysis tool to crash
    • Fixed – number sorting now works for more international number formats
    • Fixed – search in App Uninstaller is no longer case sensitive

    We also removed the plugin manager from this release. Many existing plugins will need to be updated to reflect the changes to the plugins API in preparation for System Ninja 3.0.

    The update is available from the System Ninja homepage.

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    4 comments. Posted January 5, 2014 in Releases.

    MetroTextual 1.6

    MetroTextual 1.6 is now available, offering a number of bug fixes and some cool new features for power users.

  • Improved – brand new ‘Recent Files’ interface in the sidebar
  • Added – Code commenting and uncommenting tool, that detects the current language
  • Added – Brazilian Portuguese translation
  • Fixed – Keyboard shortcuts now working in Markdown editor
  • Fixed – Horizontal scrollbar no longer shows all the time
  • Fixed – Window edges no longer obscured when MetroTextual is maximized
  • Updated – Russian translation
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    6 comments. Posted December 9, 2013 in Releases.

    System Ninja 2.4.4

    This update focuses on under-the-hood improvements, which are needed in preparation of System Ninja 3.0. Don’t worry, there’s still some neat new features and important bug fixes included.

  • Translation files can be automatically updated
  • Added a “Quick Kill” tool to the Process Manager
  • Process Manager can now correctly sort apps by memory usage
  • Uninstaller can now remove multiple apps in sequence
  • Updated the French localization (props @pierre)

    Get the latest update from the official System Ninja download page.

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    No comments. Posted November 18, 2013 in Releases.
  • Nucleus 0.3

    Nucleus 0.3 is now available for testing. This release is predominantly focused on architectural (under-the-hood) improvements, with only a few user-facing improvements. As previously stated, Nucleus is an experimental project and should not be used on mission critical systems.

  • Added a “start menu” to the terminal, now called “spotlight”
  • Fixed issues with Gmail unread item detection
  • Modularized design to allow new notification services to be added
  • Removed dependency on System.Ninja.Utilities and shared code
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    3 comments. Posted October 14, 2013 in Releases.