codemiscs is a collection of exciting, creative, amusing, and innovative commands. It is intended to be fun and useful. It includes a command wrapper (cmd), project generator (mkproject), human language translator (tw), feed reader (rf), images wizard (imgs), colorizer (colorize), slowed down echoer (typewriter), and shell show (show).
losetup-utils are three bash scripts that attempt to make the use of losetup a bit easier and faster. losetup can be fast, easy, and practical if you need to transport sensitive information over the Internet or in CD's, DVD's, or a pendrive. Also, if you want to store private data on your hard disk or in the cloud, an encrypted volume can be a convenient choice. The types of encryption can be any installed on the system.
md5chk is a tool for creating MD5 sums. It was designed so that its output would be easy to use with command line shells. It guarantees that the MD5 sum is always "clean" of characters that would be misinterpreted by the shell and that special characters in the file names are always properly escaped.
depfinder finds the dependencies of Slackware packages. The dependency list can be output to stdout, to a .dep text file without version information, or to a slack-required file with version information. depfinder is very fast; its speed is mainly due to the C++ code that is used in depfinder to find in which package each individual library is included. It also has support for running multiple jobs, which makes it a lot faster when used with multiple CPUs/cores. depfinder supports detecting dependencies of binary files compiled with languages such as C or C++ and it can also detect Python dependencies.
NScripts is a set of Nautilus scripts for several purposes, like changing the background and the splash image, copying and moving files (similar to Konqueror's context menu actions), creating and checking MD5 sums, creating a diff of two selected files, sending shortcuts to any place, creating menu entries from .desktop files, opening all selected files in GEdit, opening a terminal with the current directory as the working directory, and shredding files.
Psdfposter can be used to create a large poster by building it from multple pages and/or printing it on large media. It expects as input a PS or a PDF file, printing on a single page. The output is again a PS or PDF file, which may contain multiple pages that together build the poster. The input page will be scaled to obtain the desired size. It is much like poster for Postscript files, but works with PS and PDF, since sometimes pspdfposter does not like your PS files. Psdfposter is a bash script with a Zenity GUI, and requires pspdftool.
smupcheck, which stands for Smart Update Checker, checks Web sites for updates automatically, even if they don't offer an RSS feed. It is a very basic tool, and does not offer advanced features such as checking password-protected Web sites, highlighting changes, or filtering results.