Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet is a German introduction to the technical aspects of the Internet. This book explains both the low-level protocols IP, ICMP, TCP, and UDP and the high-level protocols SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, NNTP, HTTP, Gopher, FTP, IRC, DICT, Finger, Daytime, DNS, and Whois.
CWBot is an IRC bot to provide online services in Morse usable with the CWirc client. It can broadcast world news in Morse and Hellschreiber, RAC ham news, act as a MorseMail to CWirc repeater, be a CW tutor, or send fortune cookies in Morse, over an IRC channel or through DCC chat, with adjustable keying speed and Farnsworth spacing. It is easily extendable with scripts or external programs to provide additional services in Morse.
Raven's System Stats allows users to collect detailed information about an operating system, including kernel architecture, distro, operating system, kernel version, glibc version, name of login shell, number of CPUs, CPU description, hyperthreading support, CPU MHz, CPU cache, bogomips, used and total RAM, used and total swap, filesystem size and type, uptime, unique users logged in, total login shells, currently running processes, total processes since bootup, load average, X resolution, and the number of X servers running.
YAPB is an easy way to create a fully functional IRC bot that runs on a Web server. Its features can be expanded by adding your own modules, written in PHP. It can run in the background or the foreground, and displays debugging information on screen when running in the foreground.
envbot is an advanced modular IRC bot coded in bash. Features include SSL, IPv6, modularity (with several good modules already), transport modules (including OpenSSL, GnuTLS, netcat, etc.), loading/unloading/reloading of modules at runtime, rehashing configuration at runtime, advanced access control, and much more.
JSONBOT is a remote event-driven framework for building bots that talk JSON to each other over XMPP. This distribution provides bots built on the JSONBOT framework for console, IRC, XMPP for the shell and WWW, and XMPP for the Google App Engine. A plugin infrastructure can be used to write your own functionality.