The "Sound of Sorting" is a demo program containing many integer sorting algorithms. The algorithms are visualized in real time and augmented with sound effects, which are based on the values being compared. Animation speed and sound sustain can be customized while the algorithm is running. The visualization also highlights the algorithm's internal workings, which makes the demo program very useful for teaching sorting algorithms in an undergraduate computer science course. The program also counts the number of comparisons done by an algorithm, which can then be compared to the analytically derived value. The demo is implemented using the cross-platform toolkits wxWidgets and SDL, and can be executed on Windows, Linux, and Mac.
CDimg|tools is a set of commandline tools to inspect and manipulate CD/DVD optical disc images in formats uncommon on free Unix-like systems (like GNU/Linux or BSD). It makes it possible to convert .NRG Nero images, to demultiplex RAW+96 image files containing both stream data and sub-channel data, to decrypt CSS-scrambled VOB files, and to decrypt CSS-scrambled DVD Video image files.
kvm-simple-init can perform the following actions on a KVM machine: start, stop, kill, and restart. It focuses on simplicity, and is fully implemented in just a few hundred lines of shell script. It is intended for people who do not want to run libvirt just for running a few VMs, or people who prefer to manage flat configuration files using their preferred configuration management system. It does not provide complicated configuration file format or parameters. Only two pieces of information are needed: a QEMU monitor port for the machine and the full KVM command line needed to start the machine (gives full configuration freedom). kvm-simple-init can be used directly as a system init script for starting all KVM machines on a host machine. Just drop it in /etc/init.d, and enable it with the tools provided by your UNIX distribution. kvm-simple-init was inspired by the init script of FreeBSD jails.
GTKMathplot is an interactive plotting program based on GTK+ and the Cairo graphics library. It can display bidimensional curves, tridimensional curves, and surfaces from Cartesian or parametric equations describing the mathematical objects you would like to visualize. It is designed to be intuitive for high school students with good mathematical knowledge. University students of engineering, physics, mathematics, or natural sciences should need no explanation at all to start using it proficiently.