Fileevent is a rules-based utility that matches files based on simple patterns and macros and performs actions on them. These actions are typically used to transfer or rename the file ready for further processing. This utility is particularly useful for batch processing environments where files to load/process might arrive on an adhoc basis. Fileevent allows them to be transferred elsewhere, retrieved from elsewhere, or renamed.
Code Manager 2 (CM2) has been designed to provide a complete source code control system for a set of developers sharing the same working directory tree. It offers developers and organizations many advantages. It provides a comprehensive set of features and has been designed to be very easy to pick up and use to manage projects. It works across Unix and Windows platforms, requiring little configuration and only a limited number of dependencies. It provides facilities at both an individual source file level and project level. The project level facilities include facilities to copy or merge whole projects or generate and apply change-sets. It uses an efficient repository format to handle large files and large numbers of files and directories. It provides facilities to generate packages from the project in a number of formats (including TP2, Slackware, APT, RPM, Autopackage, SVR4, and InstallP).
startvnc.pl is a script to start VNC on a system-determined port. Placed in /etc/skel/bin/ or the like, it allows each user to start VNC on his own port without having to guess or use trial-an-error on which port he should use. Based on his numerical ID (from /etc/password), this script autogenerates a static port number which should not change.
SHA_HTTP_Auth is a Perl module which allows secure HTTP Authentication using salted password hashes stored in MySQL or another database. Since (presumably) all Web traffic is wrapped in SSL and the passwords themselves are not plaintext, HTTP Basic Authentication is all that's needed to ensure secure Web logins to a protected site. Furthermore, since the user is authenticated by the Web server at layer 4, the need for session cookies is eliminated.
The program arbtt, the automatic rule-based time tracker, allows you to investigate how you spend your time, without having to manually specify what you are doing. arbtt records which windows are open and active, and provides you with a powerful rule-based language to afterwards categorize your work.
TrueCL aims to provide advanced high availability clustering across larger clusters. It has currently been tested with up to 8 nodes. It is the successor to linuxha.net. It has been designed to be as portable as possible and currently has been tested on Linux, Solaris, and HP-UX. It has many advanced features, including multiple storage types, a dynamic architecture, volume manager neutrality, file system neutrality, heterogeneous cluster support, no hard limits, and encryption of communication between nodes.