Netmon is a simple program designed to return interface counters in a simple format that can easily be used by MRTG. This program was written primarily so that shell scripts would not have to be called from MRTG configurations to get interface stats. Netmon can be configured to log directly to a database.
XSockets is an open, lightweight, and highly portable library of universal and extensible super sockets for point-to-point communication. It provides a unified API for many communication methods between programs and devices. Currently, many methods of point-to-point communication are well established, like TCP/IP sockets, serial links, named pipes, infrared, or Bluetooth connections. XSockets is meant to provide a single API that can be used for of these methods and more.