The GUIShell project is a collection of utilities facilitating the use of the GTK+ toolkit in shell scripts through the gtkshell utility. The ACE configuration environment provides sample scripts utilizing gtkshell for desktop utilities. rootcat provides the ability to display messages to the root window using Xft, allowing one to write status display scripts.
XDRadio is a simple to use XDialog wrapper for radio listening, It use MPlayer for radio listening and v4l2-cfg for mono-stereo shifting. It will hopefully run on any X Window system. XDRadio is intended for desktop end users with a radio card in their personal computers. It comes in 2 localized versions: French and English. The initial setup is easy, and explained in the README and with comments in the files. After this setup, you will be able to easily control your radio card.
feed2wmmenu is a tool to generate X11 window manager menus from RSS, ATOM, or other news feeds. It was inspired by "fvwm-menu-headlines", which generates static refreshed FVWM menus from RSS or other kinds of news feeds. The drawback of the FVWM related script is the use of simple regular expressions. feed2wmmenu polls the feeds using curl, utilizing the Last-Modified header so that the feeds are potentially not fetched if they didn't change since the last poll. It produces diverse output formats by using corresponding XSLT stylesheets.