KVpnc is a KDE frontend for various VPN clients. It supports Cisco VPN (vpnc, vpnclient (a proprietary client from Cisco)), IPSec (FreeS/WAN, Openswan, strongSwan, racoon), PPTP (pptpclient), OpenVPN, L2TP over IPSec (l2tpd, xl2ltpd, openl2tp) (usable with FreeS/WAN, Openswan, strongSwan, and racoon), Vtun, and OpenSSH. Smartcards will be supported within OpenVPN and strongSwan. vpnc is a replacement for the Cisco VPN client, and is used as a client for the Cisco3000 VPN Concentrator. FreeS/WAN, Openswan, and strongSwan are IPSec clients for Linux 2.4.x/2.6.x, and racoon is an IPSec client for Linux 2.6.x and *BSD. l2tpd, xl2tpd, and openl2tp are Linux L2TP VPN clients/servers.
launch2net for Linux is a mobile Internet connection manager for Asus Eee PCs running Linux. launch2net already includes connection settings for most mobile network operators worldwide, eliminating the need to search for and enter cryptic settings like user name, password, or APN address. launch2net for Linux will display the time and data consumption for the current session as well as for a period of time. The software supports many USB modems from leading manufacturers.
libgeier is a library to send gathered tax declarations data to the German inland revenue offices (using the Elster2/Coala-approach). It is capable of validating, encrypting, digitally signing, and sending the data, which has to be supplied as an XML tree. It can generate transmission protocols for you. A small command line client is included.
lindyFrame is a desktop application framework which eliminates the development time needed to create software tools. The framework provides the ability to create applications which support several languages and loading resources from network sources. The core aspect of the tool is a plugin architecture which the developer uses to build the desired functionality in the desktop application. Multiple plugins can be created and loaded which will operate in their own individual threaded environments.
lxdvdrip is a command line tool to make a copy from a video DVD. It automates the process of ripping, authoring, previewing, and burning the DVD. It uses tools like mplayer, transcode, vamps, dvdauthor, and growisofs. You can backup just the main feature without the menu or the whole DVD.