Tor-ramdisk is a uClibc-based micro Linux distribution whose only purpose is to host a Tor server in an environment that maximizes security and privacy. Tor is a network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet. Security is enhanced in tor-ramdisk by employing a monolithically compiled GRSEC/PAX patched kernel and hardened system tools. Privacy is enhanced by turning off logging at all levels so that even the Tor operator only has access to minimal information. Finally, since everything runs in ephemeral memory, no information survives a reboot, except for the Tor configuration file and the private RSA key, which may be exported and imported by FTP or SSH.
CrossSync is a Web-based client/server configuration management platform. It provides a simple, easy to use, but powerful API platform for managing any number of heterogeneous Unix systems. Administrators can track configuration changes made anywhere across their network, simultaneously roll out new configurations to multiple servers, and restart services on many servers at once, even if they are running different operating systems. A light-weight agent application runs on each of the organization's servers to securely communicate with the CrossSync platform.
The JumpBox for Ruby on Rails is a self-contained Ubuntu Linux environment that, upon startup, immediately hosts fully functioning Apache, Ruby, MySQL, and Ruby On Rails environments. With only a minimal amount of preparation, you can use your favorite deployment method to install and host your Rails application on the JumpBox.
SPJson is a simple stream-oriented JSON parser that supports pull-model and DOM-model JSON parsing. As the user passes it chunks of a JSON document, it identifies objects, arrays, or other entities and returns the appropriate event. Chunks can range from one byte to the whole JSON document. Resulting DOM trees can be read, modified, and saved.
Tin Hat is a Linux distribution derived from hardened Gentoo. It aims to provide a very secure, stable, and fast desktop environment that lives purely in RAM. Tin Hat boots from CD, or optionally USB pen drive, but it is not a LiveCD in that it does not mount any file system from the boot device. Rather, Tin Hat employs a massive squashfs image which expands into tmpfs upon booting. This makes for long boot times, but remarkable speeds during human-computer interaction.
GoblinX XFlash is an edition specially designed for 1GB USB pen drives. The system differs from MegaFlash because it includes GoblinX Mini 2.7 instead of the Premium edition, plus applications used to compile other programs from source code, several more applications for everyday use, some bindings and languages, games, and OpenOffice.org.
TurnKey Drupal is an extremely easy way to get up and running with Drupal in just a couple of minutes. It's a pre-integrated turnkey server based on Ubuntu that is packaged as a Live CD image capable of supporting installations on both physical and virtual machines, including VMWare, Xen, VirtualBox, and KVM. It features a small footprint, automatic security updates, a rich Web administration interface, and an easy to use configuration and installation console. It includes a dozen popular Drupal extensions for convenience.