divine will use ARP requests to look for hosts that are always up in the networks that you frequently use your laptop in and then set the IP configuration including /etc/resolv.conf and write proxy settings in /etc/proxy. A perl script to edit your netscape 4 preferences is included. You can also run a custom script for each network to edit /etc/printcap or /etc/issue or whatever you feel like. The ARP method is much quicker than the "ping" method that other solutions use.
X-Tract is an XML Script processor. XML Script is a fully XML compliant language, specifically designed for handling XML data. XML Script is more powerful than XSL, and can perform many XSL functions more efficiently. X-Tract can be used on the command line, or can be run from a web server to handle CGI queries.
popexec is a program for Unix/Linux which checks a POP e-mail account and then runs a program whenever new e-mail arrives. It can also optionally run a program when it sees that you no longer have new e-mail in your POP box. Examples are included which show you how to: Write "You have mail" or "You have X new messages" to a terminal, make a terminal beep, play an audio file, pop an X window onto the screen, make your keyboard LEDs blink, change your desktop background.
freesweep is a console minesweeper-style game written in C for *nix. The ncurses library is preferred, but standard System V curses will work almost perfectly. Features include boards up to 1024x1024 and saving & loading of boards. Planned features include mouse support through ncurses, shared and individual "best times" files, and color.
GTKtalog is an archiver to store a CD file tree structure. It can be used to easily browse a CD-ROM database. Each disk, folder and file has a size, date, category, description, and content parameter and can be completely edited or deleted. The file search module can do searches on filename, foldername with name, category description, date, filesize, and content parameter. Each filetype has its own icon. It possible to use programs like tar, arj, zip, or scripts to extract information from files to include in the database. Gtktalog can mount, scan, umount, and eject a CD-ROM in the background.
cgi-util is a fast, easy to use C library for creating CGI programs. Functions are available for initialization (parsing), grabbing fields (by string, integer, double or boolean value), embedding HTML files, and more. It accepts both POST and GET request methods and has extensive error handling.
Debian package information is generally stored in files having a special file format, dubbed the Debian control file format (dctrl), a special case of the record jar file format. These tools operate on any files conforming in a general sense to that format, and are therefore widely applicable whenever this format is in play. The tools in this bundle are grep-dctrl, sort-dctrl, join-dctrl, and tbl-dctrl.