The Event monitor project is an approach to network management based on message passing between manager and managed nodes. It's based on a client/server platform, where the server is the manager node, and all clients are managed nodes. This tool is under development, but has lots of features implemented, like a graphical console, message passing layer, one disk monitor and clients for sending messages (both API and binary forms are provided).
kmamu is a shell script which installs X icons for xmame into a folder on your KDE1 or KDE2/3 desktop. (These icons can be downloaded from the homepage.) When installed, each icon has a long description name as provided by xmame -listgames, and when clicked it will launch xmame with the appropriate game. Although the install script is specific for KDE, the icons are stored in X pixmap format and can be used with any window manager.
DSWIM is a powerful informational tool for Debian's packaging system. Designed with an integrated approach it combines the functionality found in several other programs and scripts. This provides users with a centralized approach for querying the installation, allowing programmers the liberty of writing smaller and simpler code.
^txt2regex$ is a Regular Expression "wizard", written with bash2 builtins, that converts human sentences to regular expressions. With a simple interface, you just answer questions and build your own regexp for a large variety of programs, such as awk, ed, emacs, grep, Perl, PHP, procmail, Python, sed, and vim (there are more than 20 supported programs). As it is written in bash, no compilation is required.
smake is a highly portable 'make' program that makes commands up to date based on rules in Makefiles and on the timestamps of the related files. It implements a complete superset of the features of the classical POSIX/Unix make program. It warns about typical misuse of dynamic macros that prevent portability of makefiles. Its automake features allow you to run scripts to automatically create rules for unknown platforms.
The GNU Autoconf Archive is a collection of more than 450 macros for GNU Autoconf. They can be re-used without imposing any restrictions on the licensing of the generated configure script. In particular, it is possible to use them in configure scripts that are meant for non-free software.
Genrd is a bash shell script frontend to Robodoc and Robodoc-DB which greatly simplifies Robodoc's use with multiple files. Robodoc-DB (also included) is a version of Robodoc which has been modified to produce Docbook SGML. It generates source code documentation from almost any language (including PHP, C, HTML, and others), producing a variety of formats, including PDF, HTML, text, and RTF.