Tenable Nessus is a world-leader in active vulnerability scanners. It features high-speed discovery, configuration auditing, asset profiling, sensitive data discovery, and vulnerability analysis of your security posture. Nessus scanners may be distributed throughout an entire enterprise, inside DMZs, and across physically separate networks. It is free of charge for personal use in a non-enterprise environment.
VPPPN stands for virtual peer-to-peer private networking. The project provides a VPN client using a custom protocol to be able to set up a point-to-point dynamic virtual network. This differs from OpenVPN in that it does not need a central server to pass the network's traffic. A central server exists to allocate IP addresses and provide a point of contact for the clients, but once connections are established, these services are no longer needed. This means that a VPPN network is free (as in beer), since to set up a network you do not need to invest in an always-on Internet server. Once established, a VPPPN network behaves in a similar way to a normal IP network. To the end user, this means you can set up an office network and drag and drop files between computers in a secure manner over the Internet.
radns is a small, portable client-side implementation of the RDNSS option in IPv6 Router Advertisements (RFC 5006) that is used to get the address of a resolving DNS server. It listens for Router Advertisements with the Recursive DNS Server (RDNSS) option and stores the addresses in a file following the same syntax as resolv.conf. It optionally calls a script to handle, for instance, DHCP clients that compete for ownership of /etc/resolv.conf or to set the DNS server on systems that don't use resolv.conf at all. It can be easily integrated with the resolvconf(8) program.
OwfsWeather is a package that scans and logs weather data from various One-Wire weather sensors. It uses OWFS, the One Wire File System, to communicate with the sensors. It currently supports logging of weather data to Weather Underground, a CSV file, and to an RRD database. Current hardware supported is the WSI-601 weather station from AAG, a DS1820 temperature sensor, and the humidity and barometric pressure modules from Hobby Boards.
TIXI is a fast and simple XML interface library for applications written in C, C++, Fortran, Java, and Python. Although simplified and somewhat restricted compared to a fully-fledged XML processing library, it can create documents, create and delete nodes, and add and remove element attributes. Routines for reading and writing text nodes and nodes holding integer and floating point numbers are included, along with routines that process aggregates of these simple types for the processing of geometric data, multidimensional arrays, or arrays of vectors.
bgt is a program for creating and maintaining a budget from the UNIX/Linux command line. It is written in ANSI C. For number processing, it uses the Binary Coded Decimal number engine from bc. For data storage, it uses SQLite. All functionality for the program is available from the command line and does not require a GUI. It should be portable to other environments, including Windows, but it uses Unix-only directory names, so it would need some tweaking.