futil is a set of handy Linux utility scripts. These scripts can mount a remote Windows share, push your ssh public key to clients, display processes associated with a pty, tunnel a VNC or RDC session through a remote gateway via ssh, and more. It is compatible with RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu, Cygwin, and similar variants.
blinkperl is a telnet server (written in Perl) which plays a random (ASCII-Art) Blinkenlights-Movie if a telnet client connects. In a properly configured system, you do not need a 'usual' telnet server (because of the plaintext password transmission, ssh is better and uses another port), so why not play ASCII-Art Movies on the telnet port?
Perthon converts Python source code to human- readable Perl 5.x source code. It makes use of Damian Conway's Parse::RecDescent for parsing, and aims to reimplement the Python language as specified in the Python Reference Manual and BNF grammar. Perthon is similar to Jython (www.jython.org), which reimplements Python on the JVM, except that Perthon works at the source code (not byte code) level. Perthon does the reverse of Bridgekeeper (http://www.crazy-compilers.com/bridgekeeper/), which attempts to solve the (much harder) problem of Perl-to-Python source code machine translation.