Wine is an implementation of the Windows API on top of X and Unix. It does not require Microsoft Windows, but can use native Windows DLLs if they are available. It provides both a development toolkit for porting Windows source code to Unix as well as a program loader, allowing many unmodified Windows programs to run on x86-based Unixes.
KNOPPIX is a bootable CD with a collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI devices, and other peripherals. It can be used as a Linux demo, educational CD, rescue system, etc. It is not necessary to install anything on a hard disk due to on-the-fly decompression.
The Volleyball Manager supports the planning, management, and documentation of volleyball tournaments and leagues. An automatic scheduler generates an optimized schedule, which can be freely modified. The projector and terminal module offer more transparency for participants and visitors of tournaments.
balmail will email a daily report to your boss (or team leader) satisfying their need to quantify your daily technical acheivements. It can be customised to fit your typical list of one line tasks, and will automatically decide which you have done and how many each day. Care has been taken to ensure that the e-mail does not appear to be automated, by varying the time the mail gets sent, the subject lines and the content each day. A holiday feature ensures mail doesn't get sent whilst you are away.
Zaval Advanced TV Guide (ATV) allows TV schedule viewing with your PDA, so you will be always informed on what's on TV. It has parse-and-download modules for: Euro TV, TV Today, Ajara TV, Evening Minsk, Cosmos TV, CityCat, Kulichki, and VseTV sites. This listing covers EuroTV, BBC World, CNN, Discovery, and many other well-known TV channels. Moreover, this list can be easily extended to support any other sites. It comes with English, German, and Russian support pre-configured.
Office Tournament is a tool for keeping track of office tournaments, such as foosball. You may enter data from the command line or from the CGI Web interface. It outputs all kinds of stats and even a nice chart if you use the Imager::Graph::Pie Perl library available from CPAN. It currently requires no database to run, but there are plans to migrate the text (flat file db) to MySQL.