C-Kermit is a combined serial and network communication software package offering a consistent, medium-independent, cross-platform approach to connection establishment, terminal sessions, file transfer, character-set translation, numeric and alphanumeric paging, and automation of communication tasks. Recent versions include FTP and HTTP clients as well as an SSH interface, all of which can be scripted and aware of character-sets. It supports built-in security methods, including Kerberos IV, Kerberos V, SSL/TLS, and SRP, FTP protocol features such as MLSD, and source-code parity with Kermit 95 2.1 for Windows and OS/2.
The mgetty package contains an intelligent getty for allowing logins over a serial line (such as through a modem) and receiving incoming faxes. The companion program sendfax is used for sending faxes from the commandline or from other applications. The third main component is vgetty/vm which can be used with a voice-capable modem to implement an answering machine, a voice menu system, and similar things.
TUIpeer works with the TUIAWT Java package, and together they provide a TUI (Text User Interface) look and feel for Java 1.0 and 1.1 applications. In addition, it supports multiple instances of java.awt.Toolkit, a prerequisite for a multi-user JVM. TUIAWT works by sending peer commands and receiving user interface events to and from the remote peer program. Communication with the remote peer program takes place over a socket connection.
Mrxvt (previously known as materm) is a multi-tab X terminal emulator based on rxvt/aterm. It supports multiple tabs, runtime dynamic tab title, pseudo-transparent backgrounds, user-supplied background images (JPEG, PNG, or XPM), background color tinting, text shadows, NeXT/rxvt/xterm/SGI style scrollbars, XIM, multiple languages (Chinese, Korean, and Japanese) and logging. It is lightweight and fast, and only depends on Xlib.
Exscript is a scripting language for automating network connections over protocols such as Telnet or SSH. It is in some ways comparable to Expect, but has some unique features that make it a lot easier to use and understand for non-developers. It supports parallelization, logging, authentication mechanisms, and a lot more.
dvtm brings the concept of tiling window management, popularized by X11-window managers like dwm, to the console. As a console window manager, it tries to make it easy to work with multiple console based programs like vim, mutt, cmus, or irssi. dvtm is intended to be used where X11 isn't available or over SSH. In conjunction with dtach, it can be seen as a lightweight alternative to GNU screen.