The Icon Bar Technology news and views Elesar releases new version of Prophet http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1436.html Hot on the heels of updating Font Directory Pro, Elesar have announced a new release of the resurrected Accounting package Prophet. Orpheus launch crowdfunding campaign http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1434.html RISC OS friendly ISP and hosting provider Orpheus Internet have recently launched a crowd funding campaign, with the goal of helping to raise the funds needed to set up a second data centre in a new location. This new data centre will act as a mirror of their primary data centre, providing some much-needed redundancy for when things go wrong - like the incident early last month that left all of their servers unreachable for several hours, and left some systems down for a couple of days. July News round-up http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1431.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? RISC OS ports website http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1430.html If you are a MacOS user, you have probably heard of MacPorts (unless you are a Howebrew fan). RiscOSM continues to expand its horizons http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1432.html We wrote previously about the welcome continued improvements in Organizer. Another application which continues to see welcome regular improvements is RiscOSM, the software which allows you to create your own maps from raw data. These can then be exported to other RISC OS applications. Font Directory Pro moves to 3.23 http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1433.html Elesar have released an updated version of Font Directory Pro. As the version number suggests, this is just an incremental update. It does add one really useful feature (suggested by a user) to allow text on the global clipboard to be used in the application. CashBook and other goodies http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1429.html Steve Fryatt is a well-known face in the RISC OS world and a regular fixture at RISC OS shows where his stand always has lots of interesting software. June News Round-up http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1427.html Some things we noticed this month. What did you see? !Organizer updated to 2.28a http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1428.html A surprise release at Wakefield 2018 was an updated version of !Organizer (2.28a). As the number suggests, this is an incremental update to fix bugs and also add minor improvements to the ToDo Section and the interaction with RiscOSM. According to the change log there are 30 changes in the code from v2.28 Getting started with Bash on RISC OS http://www.iconbar.com/comments/rss/news1402.html There are lots of hidden treasures to try for free in PackMan (see our review from 2017). In this article we are going to go into more depth with Bash. Bash is a freely available on many systems (I use it all the time at work on Macs and Linux systems). It also provides the basis for running many other tools and automating things by writing short Bash scripts.