Speedpad is a small and portable ncurses-powered tool to test, train, and increase typing speed on arbitrary text input. It is designed for intermediate-to-advanced level typists and assumes that you have already learned how to touch type. It does not use lessons, single words, or other synthetic stuff. It supports tab expansion, auto indentation, and syntax to train on code. It features a reference speed robot and supports CPS, CPM, WPM, PPM, and CPH/KPH metrics. It shows detailed statistics about speed and helps find and eliminate frequent typos. Stats are dumped to standard output in a machine-readable format after completion, and can be piped into gnuplot.
xMarkup is a command line and GUI utility for multipurpose processing of a set of text files. It can be used to generate or edit the navigational cross-references within a set of HTML documents, analyze and convert the structure or content of SGML, XML, HTML, or text documents, split or merge text files with specified rules, analyze and extract data, generate scripts, and more. xMarkup supports a built-in procedural language which may be used to describe rules of the processing. This language is a simple dialect of the Icon programming language.
libalinga-java is a Java native interface to libalinga. It provides C++ and Java wrappers, as well as Java classes. It also provides control files to generate them from the libalinga interface using the program swig. The major and minor versions of this JNI will track that of libalinga, but its bugfixes are independent of libalinga bugfixes.
libalinga is a C++ implementation of a multi-stream codec for the ALingA (Aligned Linguistic Annotation) format. It makes use of libogg++. Each ALingA stream holds at least one stream of annotation data, which is in the LingA format. It may also interleave the signal stream(s) against which the LingA streams are aligned, or it may simply reference such streams. It also provides metadata about the underlying manifold for the signals and the annotations. The metadata is ordered for runtime parsing of the number and type of signal and LingA codecs to enable decoding of the multiple logical streams in one pass.
Augeas is a configuration API and editing tool. It parses common configuration files like /etc/hosts or /etc/grub.conf in their native formats and transforms them into a tree. Configuration changes are made by manipulating this tree and saving it back into native configuration files.
GNU parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel locally or using remote computers. A job is typically a single command or a small script that has to be run for each of the lines in the input. The typical input is a list of files, a list of hosts, a list of users, a list of URLs, or a list of tables. If you use xargs today you will find GNU parallel very easy to use, as GNU parallel is written to have the same options as xargs. If you write loops in shell, you will find GNU parallel may be able to replace most of the loops and make them run faster by running several jobs in parallel. GNU parallel makes sure output from the commands is the same output as you would get had you run the commands sequentially. This makes it possible to use output from GNU parallel as input for other programs.