m9u is a music server, similar to mpd or xmms2. It sits in the background, waiting for commands to be delivered via a 9p file system. m9u embraces the Unix philosophy of doing one thing well. As such, it does not try to catalog or otherwise organize music, but aims for the more humble goal of simply playing it. A side effect of this approach is that m9u is trivially extensible to domains aside from music (for example, an image slideshow).
PhotoRescue will undelete pictures and other files lost on erased or corrupted media such as Compact Flash, Smartmedia, memory sticks, MMD, XD, MultiMedia, or Secure Digital memory cards. PhotoRescue supports the recovery of all file types, but its algorithms are particularly optimized for images in the JPEG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP formats. It also offers support for CRW, NEF, ORF, MRW, and many types of movie files. In some cases, it can rebuild pictures that have suffered minor corruptions. PhotoRescue even deals with cases where the filesystem on the media cannot be mounted.
sqlzma is a patch against lzma and squashfs that makes squashfs support both LZMA compression and ZLIB compression. A squashfs image file that uses LZMA compression has no backward compatibility, but the patched squashfs and its tools can handle the old squashfs image generated by the unpatched squashfs-tools.
fsarchiver is a system tool that allows you to save the contents of a filesystem to a compressed archive file. The filesystem can be restored on a partition that has a different size, and it can be restored on a different filesystem. Unlike tar/dar, fsarchiver also creates the filesystem when it extracts the data to partitions. Everything is checksummed in the archive in order to protect the data. If the archive is corrupt, you just lose the current file, not the whole archive.
Hot Copy creates an instant point-in-time snapshot of any block device while the system is running without interrupting applications or requiring the use of LVM. As block level changes are made to the real device, hot copy makes a backup copy of the changed block. The changed blocks are efficiently stored in unused space on your hard disk. These stored changed blocks maintain a point-in-time snapshot and space is only needed when you make changes to the real device. You can even write to your snapshots.
BleachBit deletes junk to recover disk space and maintain privacy. It rids your system of old junk including cache, Internet history, temporary files, unused locale files (better than localepurge), logs, and cookies. Designed for Linux systems, it wipes clean 50 applications including Adobe Reader, Bash, Firefox, Flash, OpenOffice.org, Opera, Real Player, Skype, and more. It shreds files so that they cannot be recovered, and it wipes free disk space to hide insecurely deleted files. It offers both a simple PyGTK GUI and a command line interface for automation.