dvgrab receives audio and video data from a digital camcorder via an IEEE 1394 (widely known as FireWire) link and stores them into an AVI file. It features autosplit of long video sequences into several files, and supports saving the data as raw frames, AVI type 1, AVI type 2, and image files.
webCDwriter can be used to make the CD- and DVD-writer(s) connected to a Linux box available to all users in your network. It consists of the server CDWserver and the clients webCDcreator and rcdrecord. CDWserver stores the files transmitted by the clients, reserves the CD-writer and controls the CD-writer using cdrecord. webCDcreator is a Java applet that runs within your browser or by Java Web Start, assists you when putting together a CD, and transmits the files. Finally rcdrecord is a command line client that tries to offer the functionality of cdrecord over the network with full multi-user support.
gbiff2 periodically checks for mail and displays headers when new mail has arrived. It relies on the GNOME and GTK libraries, but can be compiled and used with or without GNOME support. The protocols it supports are POP3, APOP, IMAP4, mh, qmail, and mailfile. Furthermore, gbiff2 is fully configurable, with a lot of options like polltime, poptime, sounds, mail reader, mailbox title, etc.