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Announcing afpfs-ng 0.8, an open source AFP client

We're happy to announce a new release of afpfs-ng, an open source AFP client that's tested for Linux and (to some extent) FreeBSD and Mac OS X. This will help you access files on AFP servers, such as Mac OS and Netatalk.

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What is new in afpfs-ng-0.8, February 18, 2008

1. New command line (non-FUSE) tools:... read more

Posted by Alex deVries 2008-02-20

Announcing afpfs-ng 0.4.3

What is new in afpfs-ng-0.4.3, September 8, 2007

New features in this release include:

- UTF8 internationalization of filenames, volumes and servers, mostly written by Michael Ulbrich

- proper uid/gid mapping to enable environments with a common or different user directory

- DHX2 UAM from Derrik Pates

- fixes to deal with the Apple Airport Extreme quirks... read more

Posted by Alex deVries 2007-09-07

Announcing afpfs-ng 0.4

We're happy to release version 0.4 of afpfs-ng, the Apple Filing Protocol client for Linux with FUSE.

New features include:

- stability: afpfs-ng is reliable to the point of being usable for all but the most strenuous IO loads

- encrypted authentication mechanisms: now also supporting Randnum, 2-way randnum, DHCAST128 and DHX2

- performance: DID caching, enhanced DSI packet processing and other improvements make afpfs-ng about half as fast as the Mac OS X client... read more

Posted by Alex deVries 2007-02-12

Announcing afpfs-ng 0.3

What is new in 0.3, Nov. 27, 2006
* many, many memory leaks fixed with some help from valgrind and close inspection
* fixed many segfaults from null pointer dereferencing
* heap corruption fixed
* server version matching works now (afpfs-ng speaks 3.2 by default)
* more testing against 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4 and netatalk
* some documentation
* preliminary support for resource forks (although this is still incomplete and broken)... read more

Posted by Alex deVries 2006-11-28