Libxml2 is the XML C library developed for the Gnome project. The library code is portable (to Linux, Unix, Windows, embedded systems, etc.) and modular; most of the extensions can be compiled out. Libxml2 implements a number of existing standards related to markup languages, including the XML standard, Namespaces in XML, XML Base, Relax NG, RFC 2396, XPath, XPointer, HTML4, XInclude, SGML Catalogs, and XML Catalogs. In most cases, libxml tries to implement the specifications in a relatively strict way. To some extent, it provides support for the following specifications, but doesn't claim to implement them: DOM, FTP client, HTTP client, and SAX2. Support for W3C XML Schemas is in progress. It includes xmllint, a command line XML validator.
NLopt is a library for nonlinear optimization that allows one to select from a wide variety of optimization algorithms by changing a single parameter. Its features include both local and global optimization, unconstrained, bound-constrained, or nonlinear-inequality constrained problems, and optimization using function values only or using derivatives if they are available. It was initially begun as a wrapper around several existing optimization packages, but it now also includes original implementations of several algorithms for which no free code was available. It provides interfaces callable from C/C++, Fortran, Matlab, GNU Octave, Python, and GNU Guile.
Chakra Linux is a Linux distribution that combines the simplicity of Arch Linux with KDE. It is fast, user-friendly, and extremely powerful. It can be used as a live CD or installed to hard disk. Chakra is currently under heavy and active development. It features a graphical installer and automatic hardware configuration. Chakra provides a modular and tweaked package set of the KDE Software Compilation with a lot of useful additions. It features the concept of half-rolling releases and freshly cooked packages and bundles. It is designed for people who really want to learn something about Linux or don't want to deal with administrative overhead.
A Simple Version Control System is an easy to install and easy to to use version/revision control system. It differs from most other version control systems in that it is designed to keep track of files in place. It does not allow any changes to be made to files; all changes require the users to change files externally with FTP or SSH access. It is very easy to set up and use. Users do not need to work with repository, branches, commit, and check-out files. All a user needs to do is upload the changes files and click Update, or if enabled, just wait for it to be updated automatically.
ustr (Micro string library) is a string API for C. It has tiny overhead over just plain strdup(), is much safer, is easier to use, is faster for many operations, can be used with read-only or automatically allocated data. You don't even need to link to the library to use it (so there are no dependencies).
Schrödinger is an implementation of the Dirac video codec, a modern wavelet-based video codec. It features both an encoder and a decoder and GStreamer plugins. Mappings have also been developed for putting Dirac into both the Ogg container format and the MPEG Transport stream container format.