The motive behind murder was to surface and extend the information that was once universally provided by finger(1) through a modern interface. Building on this, murder has a plug-in infrastructure to add additional features, allowing it to become a full-fledged social-information platform that utilizes standard and open technologies.
eDonkey Fingerprint is a program to identify other clients over the eDonkey network. It is able to get the following features from an eDonkey p2p client: Protocol, User Hash, User Id, User Country, eDonkey Client, Server Name, Server Ip, Server Port, Server Country, Shared Files (for each file shared, file hash, file name, and file size, if possible), Amount of shared data.
Fingerbob is a simple Finger daemon which displays formatted user information from an LDAP directory. It is useful when you're in a dark corner of the server room without a GUI and need to find a phone number. Almost every networked computer has a finger client, so Fingerbob provides a simple but universal network address book. It can also provide text documents and list all people in a specified branch of the LDAP directory.
retawq is a multi-threaded Web browser for text terminals on computers with Unix-like operating systems. It is fast, small, nicely configurable, and comfortable; e.g. the low-level network communications are performed in a non-blocking way, and you can keep open as many "virtual windows" as you want and work simultaneously in two of them in a split-screen mode.
Arb-Scan is a remote banner scanner written in bash and Perl. It supports 12 different services banner checks (daytime, ftpd, sshd, smtpd, domain, finger, httpd, pop2, pop3, nntp, imapd and snpp). It features IP file reading, logging, random IP scanning, ftp anonymous login checking and VRFY/EXPN smtp checking.