metashell is a lightweight, heavy punch, interactive, intelligent command line shell. The difference lies in its ability to determine a file's data type, and automatically run your desired applications. It uses file data types (MIME types) to determine a file's type, and then using user-defined applications automatically opens the file.
FSGuide is a Norton Commander clone used by many hosting firms and individuals for advanced file management through the Web. It features user management (password protection, and access control), advanced file selection dialogs, a multiple file uploader (which can also run any application after uploading), a text viewer, a binary file viewer, a source highlighting viewer, an internal text and binary editor, language support, and much more.
The Aardvark Shell Utils is a collection of three utilities designed to aid the user when working with shell scripts or from the command line. All three accept input on the command line or from standard input, and thus they can be piped with other commands. All commands come with their own man page. Included are realpath, filebase, and fileext.