Q-Audio is a digital audio interface for Q. The package contains three modules which together provide the basic functionality needed to write digital audio applications. The audio module implements a (nearly) real-time audio interface on top of the PortAudio library. The sndfile module allows you to access sound files in various formats using libsndfile. The wave module provides basic operations for creating and manipulating wave data, including operations to convert sample rates, to calculate Fourier transforms, and to display wave data in a GGI visual.
Umbrella is a security mechanism that implements a combination of Process-Based Access Control (PBAC) and authentication of binaries through Digital Signed Binaries (DSB). The scheme is designed for Linux-based consumer electronic devices ranging from mobile phones to set-top boxes. Umbrella is implemented on top of the Linux Security Modules (LSM) framework. The PBAC scheme is enforced by a set of restrictions on each process. This policy is distributed with a binary in form of execute restrictions and within the program via a "restricted fork" feature.
envbot is an advanced modular IRC bot coded in bash. Features include SSL, IPv6, modularity (with several good modules already), transport modules (including OpenSSL, GnuTLS, netcat, etc.), loading/unloading/reloading of modules at runtime, rehashing configuration at runtime, advanced access control, and much more.
Linux, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X all provide similar extended file attributes functionality, with significantly different interfaces. The pxattr package aims at providing a single extended file attributes interface on all three systems (and others in the future). It consists of a single C++ module to be included in the application source code. The C++ file can also be compiled to a command line attributes management command and test tool.
Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: you can pan and zoom around, and you can look up places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article. It's also possible to measure distances between locations or watch the current cloud cover. Marble offers different thematic maps: a classroom-style topographic map, a satellite view, street map, earth at night, and temperature and precipitation maps. All maps include a custom map key, so it can also be used as an educational tool for use in classrooms. For educational purposes, you can also change the date and time and watch how the starry sky and the twilight zone on the map change. Marble also features multiple projections: choose between a flat map ("Plate carré"), Mercator, or the globe.
bigFORTH is a native code Forth. It was originally developed on the Atari ST for the Motorola 68k processor and was recently ported to Intel 386, running under a DOS extender (GO32). bigFORTH is available for Linux and Windows 95/98/NT in pre-beta-test. This version is available under GPL. The most striking new feature is the graphical user interface MINOS and the form editor Theseus. MINOS is a graphic user interface (GUI) for X, written for bigFORTH-Linux and bigFORTH-Win32. It includes a rapid GUI developement editor (Theseus).