As the title says, Rctrlx is now using the Apache 2 license. For most people, this makes absolutely no difference but for individuals working in large enterprises, they should now be able to get the necessary sign off to use Rctrlx in their projects.
Rctrlx version 2 has been released and can be downloaded from the projects page. This version contains the following changes:
-Added the ability to open multiple connections (10 maximum) to a remote server
-Added a maintenance connection that can be used to kill hung applications
-Added a code page switch to allow user specified character encoding and decoding
-Improved the way in which standard console input is sent to the remote host
-Fixed security issue/crash bug when displaying output from the remote host
-Increased timeout period when connecting to the remote host.
Rctrlx is now being used in the DeSleeper project described as an application to "make the use of Wake-On-Lan easier, more reliable, and compliant with security standards." For more information check it out here.
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Rctrlx is now being used in the ManagePC project described as "an open source application for PC management and inventory in Windows environments". For more information check it out here.
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