AUC (Authenticated User Community) is an intranet system designed for use in an educational organization but is also useful in many other settings. It offers the ability for users to have a uniform web-based interface to discussion forums, e-mail (similar to hotmail, etc.), file management, and a searchable user database. Also, "Interactive Classrooms" provide a means for students and teachers to have a web-based extension to their in-class interaction. The system runs from a C-based monolithic CGI script. MySQL is used for database storage. Also, the web-based mail client supports MIME parts/attachments, IMAP, mbox, and multiple mail folders.
GCompris is an educational software suite with numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game-orientated, but nonetheless still educational. These include computer discovery (keyboard, mouse, different mouse gestures), algebra (table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror image), science (the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric simulation), geography (place the country on the map), games (chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku), reading practice, and others (learn to tell time, puzzles of famous paintings, vector drawing, cartoon making, etc.). It currently offers in excess of 100 activities, and more are being developed.
GQuiz is a generic question/answer drilling program. You provide a program that displays the question and answer, given as a single filename on the command line, and gquiz randomizes, prevents immediate repetition, and temporarily eliminates questions you've answered correctly "enough" times in a row. The author uses GQuiz with cgoban to study go, the Asian strategy game, but it could just as well be used to memorize States and their Capitals, or foreign language vocabulary, etc.
GRASS (the Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a software raster- and vector-based GIS (Geographic Information System), image processing system, graphics production system, and spatial modeling system. It contains many modules for raster data manipulation, vector data manipulation, rendering images on the monitor or paper, multispectral image geocoding and processing, point data management and general data management. It also has tools for interfacing with digitizers, scanners, and the PostgreSQL, DBF, and ODBC connected databases. GRASS operates on all common operating systems.
Groups, Algorithms, and Programming (GAP) is a system for computational discrete algebra with particular emphasis on computational group theory and related areas. It provides a Pascal-like interpreted language, data types for many algebraic objects, a function library, and large libraries of data.
Hodie prints the current date and time to stdout in Roman numerals, with grammatically correct Latin. Complete with Id., Kal., Non., pridie, postridie, bis, and all the other nice annoyances. As an option, it even provides you with current date according to Roman calendar -- that is 'ab urbe condita'; after Rome was built.
jbofihe (or more correctly jbofi'e) is a parser for checking the grammatical correctness of Lojban text. It also provides approximate translations of Lojban into English. (Lojban is a constructed human language with the interesting property that its grammar can be cast into a form that Bison can parse.) The package includes cmafi'e (a smaller version without grammar checking), and a program to aid lujvo (compound word) construction.