LD (Logical Desktop) is a program that allows you to do many different things with your computer, but in a consistent way. In LD, you work by composing "actions" made of one verb and one or more objects. The advantage of LD is that you specify verbs and objects in any order, with automatic hiding of the things that don't make sense. The former point enables LD to unify the "task-oriented" and "document-oriented" paradigms. The latter point enables users to compose actions much more easily. Another innovation is that you can browse your filesystem and the Web with a "recently used first" style.
Lease Parser saves lease states from an ISC DHCP server in a MySQL database, making it possible to tell which MAC address owned an IP at a particular time. If you need to track down a DHCP user for any reason, such as an abuse complaint for actions weeks beforehand, you can simply search the database via the Web form for the IP during the time in question. Then, search on the MAC address you obtained to see if the system is still on the network and what it's current IP is.
SHOGUN is a machine learning toolbox whose focus is on large scale kernel methods and especially on Support Vector Machines (SVM). It provides a generic SVM object interfacing to several different SVM implementations, all making use of the same underlying, efficient kernel implementations. Apart from SVMs and regression, SHOGUN also features a number of linear methods like Linear Discriminant Analysis (LDA), Linear Programming Machine (LPM), (Kernel) Perceptrons, and algorithms to train hidden Markov models. SHOGUN can be used from within C++, Matlab, R, Octave, and Python.
Motorsport is a project with a clear goal: to create the most realistic vehicle simulation possible. This includes cars and trucks, which can be driven using common input devices such as keyboards and steering wheels. It limits realism to what the hardware, and is intended for hardcore driving simulator fans. This means that it will try to have realistic physics, but not necessarily 'playable', 'easy', or 'fun' physics - these characteristics will depend on which vehicle is driven and on what a person is trying to drive it.
Secure FTP API for Java is a collection of classes that allows you to add secure file transfer capabilities to your Java applications. It has a complete implementation of the File Transfer Protocol as defined RFC 959, and support for secure file transfer using SSL/TLS as defined in RFC 2228. Both explicit and implicit SSL connections are supported. It has an extendable architecture to support legacy/non-standard FTP servers, event notification to notify the connection and transfer events to interested objects, support for active and passive data transfers, support for ASCII and binary data types, and the ability to set the timeouts and buffer size to use for the control and data connections.
KProbe is an Asus notebook monitor for KDE. It is like the Asus PCProbe software for Windows, but with more options and tuning. It allows you to set the monitor brightness and CPU speed on the fly. It can check KMail via the DCOP interface to check if there are unread messages and enable the notebook's mail LED. It shows a graph and statistics about temperature. It has support for i18n, and English and Italian translations are available.
OpenSignature is a project for the digital signature of documents. It works with all cards supported by OpenSC, and focuses on adding support for cards from accredited Italian CAs. The goal is to provide the first single product capable of supporting cards from multiple vendors/countries. This contrasts the approach taken by card vendors/providers whose software follows an exclusive single-vendor approach. OpenSignature attempts to make a major contribution to interoperability in the digital signature domain, and aims to greatly facilitate the setup of public access points that are currently the objective of several projects in Italy.