AbulÉdu is a Ubuntu-based distribution for primary schools. It is currently in French but most of the tools can be translated. An AbulÉdu server can handle Mac, Windows (samba), GNU/Linux and X terminal (with LTSP) clients. The server acts as a central gateway for Web, mail, and printing, and facilitates the management of classes, pupils, and teachers. Everybody can publish Web pages on an intranet using Apache and all administration tasks are performed using a browser. The result is that a teacher who is not a computer specialist can install and manage a school network.
Babeldoc is a framework and set of applications to process documents for business-to-business and other Internet/integration applications. It is primarily intended for text documents, especially XML, but supports a wide range of operations and data types. It has a sophisticated journaling system that supports replaying and reprocessing. Babeldoc is pipeline based and supports numerous ways to combine the pipeline stages in a dynamically reconfigurable fashion. It has a GUI and a Web-based console for document processing and monitoring, and comes with tools for the tranformation of flatfile data to XML, archival, and cryptography. Additionally it is able to scan various data sources based on sophisticated constraints.
Com' On Feel The Noize is a tool generating an M3U list from any Ogg/MP3 available on a specific network. Each computer on the network runs, via cron, a backend script that feeds a common database. Frontend scripts can be used by used to select some songs in the database and to automatically get a M3U list loaded into a player.
Datum is a Web application which shares data from databases and information related to these databases. The core of the software provides user management and permissions, news, file sharing, visualisation of the database schema through WWWSQLDesigner, data reports with charts, dynamic charts, an asynchronous daemon, internationalization, a help system, database management with optimization and triggers, and user history. Modules can be added to add special functionalities or interfaces for a database.
Kaolak is a Web-based community system. A Kaolak community is defined by its users and documents and forms a Kaolak branch. Kaolak is designed to handle many branches transparently from each other, within a single instance (one URL, one database). It features a permission scheme which allows users to give read/write access to documents they own to other groups/users. With a little PHP knowledge, modules can be implemented to extend Kaolak functionality.
MUPS (Millikin University ePortfolio System) is a Web-based tool to allow students to place basic information on their assessment outcomes of the university studies program and of individual majors. Students will create a "homepage" (a portfolio) on the MUPS system that will allow them to identify certain facts about themselves. During the student's enrollment at Millikin University, "artifacts" will be placed in their portfolio with appropriate annotations. These artifacts will be exhibited as assessment outcomes of the university studies program and of individual majors.