Data Shovel Pinnacle Performance Utilities is a collection of utilities for large input/output tasks. bare takes line feed-separated file names on standard input and concatenates the file contents on standard output. baresha512 takes line feed-separated file names on standard input and provides the SHA512 message digest for the concatenated file content on standard output. Both can optionally open and read files with O_DIRECT, bypassing the kernel's block cache. cock provides a digital petcock. It relives I/O pressure on the kernel by rate limiting data throughput. It can auto-throttle to mitigate lag spikes, or use a specified megabytes-per-second rate limit.
Lux is a game of strategy and domination inspired by the board game Risk. Control your armies to conquer and hold strategic countries on the map. The object of the game is to take over the entire world. In addition to the classic Risk map, Lux has a variety of different maps available and features a map editor to create new maps. The map files are in a documented XML format. Lux comes with computer AI players ranging from easy to hard. There is also an SDK for creating robots and an Internet game tracker.
Google Calendar Chrome Extension adds a button to your browser toolbar that displays a preview of your calendar while you're navigating. (works on any page). If you're on certain sites where it detects the presence of events, the icon changes to a green "+". Clicking that icon lets you add the event to your Google Calendar, and shows you a Map (if there's a location it could detect.) Supported sites include Facebook, Evite, and any site that uses the hCalendar microformat or derivative microformats such as hResume.
Cjklib provides language routines related to Han characters (characters based on Chinese characters named Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja, and chu Han respectively) used in writing of the Chinese, the Japanese, infrequently the Korean, and formerly the Vietnamese languages. Functionality is included for character pronunciations, radicals, glyph components, stroke decomposition, and variant information.