Akeni LAN messenger is a cross-platform instant messenger client. It is a P2P program that works on your LAN without the need of an Internet connection or a dedicated server. The client has an user interface similar to AIM, ICQ, or MSN Messenger. It supports all the standard IM features such as chat, group conference, presence management, file transfer, and emergency alert/notification. Extra features include contact management and optional tabbed chat sessions.
PircBot is a Java framework for writing IRC bots quickly and easily. Its features include an event-driven architecture to handle common IRC events, flood protection, DCC chat, file resuming, ident support, multiple servers, and more. Its comprehensive logfile format is suitable for use with pisg to generate channel statistics. Full documentation is included, and the Web site contains a 5-minute step-by-step guide to making your first IRC bot.
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.
ptybuffer was designed to get rid of screen/expect constructs to improve stability. It daemonizes programs which need a TTY/PTY to operate. Unix domain sockets then can connect, send lines to the program and receive the output (with history) of the program in real time. It also includes NWNadm, a PHP-based Neverwinter Nights server administration frontend, which includes a demonstration of an easy Web-based command-line shell access to the computer.
IMLogger provides a usable program to enable network administrators to log certain instant messaging activities (namely, login and logout). AOL is currently supported, with Yahoo, MSN, and Jabber protocols in the works. This is very useful in Universities where campus police want to trace a SN back to a port/dorm room.