Asterisk eSpeak provides the "eSpeak" dialplan application, which allows you to use the eSpeak speech synthesizer with Asterisk. This module invokes the eSpeak TTS engine locally, and uses it to render text to speech. It supports the following languages: Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Cantonese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Kurdish, Latvian, Lojban, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mandarin, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tamil, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Welsh. It supports 8kHz and 16kHz sample rates to provide the best possible sound quality along with the use of wideband codecs. It works with Asterisk 1.6, 1.8, and 10.
Qodem is a re-implementation of the Qmodem DOS shareware communications package, updated for more modern uses. Major features include Unicode support, scrollback buffer, capture file, screen dump, dialing directory, keyboard macros, script support, Xmodem, Ymodem, Zmodem, and Kermit. It can connect over serial port, telnet, ssh, rlogin, and command line, and supports multiple terminal emulations including ANSI.SYS, Avatar, VT100/102, VT220, and Linux.
Buildkernel is an intelligent shell script that automates the task of building a Linux kernel. For beginning users, it handles the process from beginning to end, prompting the user when they have to do something. Advanced users can use it to build multiple kernels with little effort. Buildkernel will download kernel and pcmcia source, remove unnecessary code, create symlinks, automatically patch the kernel, build the kernel, modules, and pcmcia modules (nicely), and install them to hard disk or floppy, running LILO as necessary.
Fd Linux is a mini floppy distribution of Linux set to fit on 1 floppy disk (kernel and root fs are combined). The sole purpose of this floppy distribution is to provide new Linux users with low-end machines (such as a 386) a very useful set of networking related binaries that can be easily accessed at any time, and which can be used in almost any networked environment (libraries, colleges, offices, small home LANs, dorm rooms, etc.).
MP3-Database is a tool to organize your MP3 collection. If you insert a CD with MP3 files in your CDROM drive, MP3DB can read all ID3 tags of the MP3 files. With this information MP3DB creates a database which can be searched for a specific song, artist, or CD. A GUI makes it easy to use the program. Any title found in the database can easily be added to a playlist or can instantly be played by XMMS.
SteelBlue is an Open Source Web application server similar to Cold Fusion. It extends HTML with tags to execute SQL commands, perform type checking on user input, loop over sections of code, and manipulate data. In addition, it has a Perl-like scripting language that can be embedded directly into the HTML for complex data manipulation. SteelBlue runs as a CGI script on Linux, UNIX variants (via gcc 2.8), and Win32. It includes native support for most popular relational databases and the embedded scripting language is extensible though a C++ API. Included in the distribution are a book about programming SteelBlue, many examples, and a full bulletin board application.
Unarc unpacks an archive and creates a top-level directory to unpack into if it's needed. Unarc works with lots of archives, not just tarballs (bz2, zip, and even rpm are supported). There is a companion program arcdir which provides a uniform way to archive directories into tarfiles, zipfiles, etc.
The SOAP to CORBA bridge/translator is written entirely in C++ and shows that it is indeed possible to do a generic translation of SOAP requests to CORBA method invocations and vice versa. This is implemented by using the CORBA Interface repository to match the incoming SOAP request to the corresponding CORBA service, build the dynamic invocation of the CORBA service, and generate the SOAP response (or possibly SOAP fault in the case of a CORBA user exception, for instance).
webFonts4Linux is a shell scripts that automates the process of downloading and installing Microsoft's Web Core Fonts, a collection of high-quality True Type fonts designed for use with low resolutions. webFonts2Linux exists because although these Microsoft distributes these fonts for free, strong redistribution restrictions makes it impossible to distribute a tarball or package containing them.