Polypy is a small program to analyze rings in structures read from xyz files. This can be used, for example, to identify defects in crystal structures. The program was initially developed to analyze graphitic carbon structures, but can be used for any other structure. It includes: ring search using Franzblau statistics [Phys. Rev. B 44, 4925]; output structures marked by ring size, which can used for visualization in a program such as VMD; and extensive output with which atoms are in which ring and the neighbors of each atom.
The "fmconv" script modifies the /etc/fstab file and the /boot/grub/menu.lst file to use either UUID strings or device filenames depending upon the parameter settings (-u or -d). This easy conversion to device filenames for maintenance purposes (UUID strings are hard to maintain, and just annoying), and the conversion back to UUID strings allows grub to work in an environment where the boot disk sequence is poorly defined by the BIOS. The original files are never overwritten.
eSMSd is a simple daemon for connecting a Gnokii-handled mobile phone with SQL database into a SMS gateway. It bears great simplicity, and is therefore suitable for custom projects and smaller businesses, but is still powerful enough to handle larger loads. The project is intended as a replacement for Gnokii's SMSd, but is much simpler (therefore great for hacking, learning, and SMS magic) and also a little more portable (SMSd tends to crash on AMD-64).