netscript is a portable/multi-platform, lightweight TCP/UDP socket scripting system. It is intended to automate situations, built on a word-to-word ruleset response system. It includes wildcard support, character replacement, random replacement, argument inclusion, server timeout, initial send, display altering, multiple character dump formats, telnet protocol support, logging, program to socket dumping, executable ruleset support, reverse binding, module support, data truncation, data formatting, permission options, virtual hosting support, history storage, dynamic storage variables, directory placement, character omitting, timed rules, background support, syslog support, routing support, socket options, interactive mode, and graphical user interface support.
SMCRoute is a daemon and command line tool to manipulate the multicast routes of the Linux kernel. It can be used as an alternative to dynamic multicast routers like 'mrouted' in situations where (only) static multicast routes should be maintained and/or no proper IGMP signaling exists.
Nitpicker is an Ethernet accounting tool, which listens on an interface and accumulates all packets into flows. As it has been designed for *BSD's BPF, it also runs on Linux using libpcap. It writes raw file format flow files and has a dumping utility, and includes some tools for ISP billing.