storeBackup is a backup utility that stores files on other disks. It's able to compress data, and recognize copying and moving of files and directories (deduplication), and unifies the advantages of traditional full and incremental backups. It can handle big image files with block-wise changes efficiently. Depending on its contents, every file is stored only once on disk. Tools for analyzing backup data and restoring are provided. Once archived, files are accessible by mounting file systems (locally, or via Samba or NFS). It is easy to install and configure. Additional features are backup consistency checking, offline backups, and replication of backups.
surl is a URL shortening command line application that supports various sites. It supports stdin or filename input. It grabs the URLs, converts them, and returns the same text that was used in the input. It is known to work with a wealth of services, such as bit.ly, tinyurl.com, and others.
svni is a wrapper for "svn ci" that provides an interactive check-in tool for Subversion. It features syntax checking before checking in files, the ability to make a last-minute selection of files when entering a commit message, and a display of the differences that are about to be checked in.
Sync Mail Dir is a set of utilities to synchronize a pair of mailboxes in Maildir format using SSH to transfer data. It provides the smd-pull utility to pull changes made on the remote mailbox, smd-push to propagate local changes to the remote mailbox, and smd-loop to iterate push and pull in a timely way. Unlike OfflineIMAP It requires no IMAP server to be installed on the remote host. Moreover, it never attempts to automatically resolve conflicts between incompatible mailbox statuses; it just notifies the user explaining how he can fix the problem. Its design is similar to that of Maildirsync, but it is more efficient in terms of CPU cycles and disk I/O.
Synspam uses Netfilter NFQUEUE to catch the source IP address of any machine connecting to your mail server, running multiple tests against it (RBL check, regexp on the reverse name, etc.) before forwarding the connection to the MTA. In order to have as few false positives as possible, a scoring system is used. If the source IP address is believed to be a spammer IP address, the connection can be dropped. There is a dry run mode if you just want to test it, which is the default.
syslog2couchdb is a tool that converts syslog messages into JSON documents and stores them in a CouchDB database. It inserts JSON documents in bulk mode for best performance, and stores messages in memory before connecting to a database. A timer periodically triggers an insertion to avoid keeping data in memory for too long.