ALTSE is an alternative search engine technology. It can index up to a couple million Web pages. Altse does not aim to replace existing search engine technologies such as Google, Yahoo, and so on. Instead, it aims to provide an affordable alternative to index Web pages for small size businesses and organizations.
Lease Parser saves lease states from an ISC DHCP server in a MySQL database, making it possible to tell which MAC address owned an IP at a particular time. If you need to track down a DHCP user for any reason, such as an abuse complaint for actions weeks beforehand, you can simply search the database via the Web form for the IP during the time in question. Then, search on the MAC address you obtained to see if the system is still on the network and what it's current IP is.
POPsearch is a desktop search engine that is designed to help you easily find information on your computer. With features that other search engines don't have,it lets you index your entire collection of email messages and files. As information is indexed, it is immediately available for analysis from any Web browser. When POPsearch is configured correctly, you can also access your data remotely with RSS feeds, email feeds, or from any computer that has a Web browser.
PicBook automatically produces a photo album in HTML format of your scanned images or photographs. It come with automatic image processing, slideshow, transition effects, and other nifty features. It is easy to customise with its configuration file and HTML-templates. PicBook is a Bourne shell script and therefore should run on any Unix or Linux system. It requires the standard grep and awk commands, which should be available on most systems. Additionally, it needs the "convert" and "identify" commands from the ImageMagick package to handle images.
Plait (pronounced "play") is a command-line jukebox and music player front end. It understands brief, easy to type queries that pick a single song, mix queries that combine works from multiple artists, and stream queries that find Shoutcast radio streams. A variety of filters are available to pick just the music you want to hear. In order to actually play the music it finds, Plait automatically hands off a playlist to one of the supported music players, or creates a playlist that you can manually load.
The Revisionist is a tool for extracting and indexing hidden metadata (such as deleted or modified text) from large collections of MS Word files. It can operate whole Web sites or SMB or NFS directories. It is handy for pen-testing, or it can be used just to spot embarrassing secrets.
WWW::PkgFind watches Web sites, FTP sites, GIT repositories, etc. for new code releases, and downloads them. In other words, it's like a Web spider tuned for downloading software packages and patches. It is also able to generate a queue of incoming packages, to allow subsequent processing (such as running tests on them).
smupcheck, which stands for Smart Update Checker, checks Web sites for updates automatically, even if they don't offer an RSS feed. It is a very basic tool, and does not offer advanced features such as checking password-protected Web sites, highlighting changes, or filtering results.