The Advanced Bash Scripting Guide is both a reference and a tutorial on shell scripting. This comprehensive book, the equivalent of 1,032 print pages, covers almost every aspect of shell scripting. It contains 382 profusely commented illustrative examples, a number of tables, and a cross-linked index/glossary. Not just a shell scripting tutorial, this book also provides an introduction to basic programming techniques, such as sorting and recursion. Included scripts are the Game of Life, a Perquackey variant, a Morse code trainer, and an implementation of the Gronsfeld Cipher. This book is suited for both individual study and classroom use. It covers Bash, up to and including version 4.2. Note that users of miniaturized single-board computers running Linux, such as the Raspberry Pi and the Beagle Bone, would find this Guide useful for learning and running Bash scripts to explore and expand the capabilities of these small, but powerful machines.
Cassandra is a scientific data viewer based on VTK. Cassandra provides dynamic interaction with the VTK pipeline and enables the user to load plug-ins dynamically in order to perform specific tasks in data manipulation and visualisation. Cassandra is open and modular, and can easily be extended to new filters through a set of dynamically loadable plug-ins. A plug-in template is provided to help users to develop and share their own plug-ins. This approach allows users to perform complex filtering without any specific knowledge of VTK or C++.
fpcbol is a desktop user interface written for children and people who want simplicity and speed. It is designed to be as beautiful and simple as possible. It has no menus, just icons to click. It features parental control for children. It has been tested successfully on Debian, Mandriva, and Gentoo. It works well on computers with low system resources (such as a 500Mhz Pentium). 3D acceleration is necessary for the optional transparency feature.
Very Simple Network Monitor is a bash shell script CGI that monitors a number of services on a network. It currently checks for node-up, TCP service up, and UDP service up. A service or system can be put in maintenance status to avoid repetitive alarms. It is easy to customize, trigger alarms by email, or whatever you like (depends on nmap for TCP/UDP service checks). Installation is also simple. It generates HTML with all statuses, and for all services just in one view.
RUBiS is an auction site modeled after eBay.com used to benchmark e-commerce Web site technologies. It is currently used to evaluate design patterns, application servers, and communication layers scalability. Several implementations using PHP, Servlets, Enterprise JavaBeans (EB BMP, EB CMP, MDB, SB, EJB 2.0 CMP, Session Façade, etc.) are already available and new versions for JDO and .Net are currently developed.
Ray is a Flash-based community widget suite built on the Flash 9 platform. It includes advanced video chat and video messenger features, with 1-to-1 private chat rooms, tabs for chatting in multiple rooms simultaneously, an integrated help system, addressed messages, whispers, password-protected rooms, room status text, tracking of "who's viewing me", and profile preview. Video windows may be floating, resizable, and full-screen. Ray comes with its own server, no monthly payments, and no restrictions.
ALSA MIDI Kommander is a DCOP interface exposing many ALSA Sequencer features for shell scripts, Kommander scripts, or KDE programs requiring MIDI sequencer services. A few utilities are included, which can be used both as programming examples and as real work tools. The main program, "kaseq" is a single executable used as a DCOP service program. It runs as a daemon, allowing only a single running instance, and provides a system tray icon to give visual feedback for MIDI activity and a way to control the program's execution.
Compact Flash Linux Project is a Linux distribution designed to run on a compact flash card in read-only mode. It is as small as possible, and currently needs around 14 MB. It includes OpenSSH, quagga, iptables, hostap, madwifi, wireless-tools, pppoe, tcpdump, bridge-utils, and more.