Salut à Toi (or SàT: "Hi to You") is an XMPP/Jabber client with multi-frontends. You can use it on a desktop (Wix), with a console interface (Primitivus), as a command-line tool (jp), or on the Web (Libervia). A plugin architecture is used to make it modular. With SàT, you can perform all the expected XMPP functions (instant messaging, multi-user chat, file transfert, etc.), but you can also use your email client (MUA) to read and send your XMPP messages, play games, do microblogging, pipe Unix command results, make scripts, etc.
Boscli is a framework to create interactive command line interfaces. It is meant to help developers write interactive shells for domain specific tasks. It provides an easy way to wrap and join together command line apps and utilities and create specific shells with security levels and modes, history, auto-completion, and so on. Using this framework any developer can build an interactive command line interface for configuration or monitor an appliance in a few minutes. Boscli can be used as a "glue code" for an appliance's interface or to create a "homogeneous" administration interface for different systems and applications.
new-words is a script that helps you to control your vocabulary and find unknown words in texts before you start to read them. It is intended to be run in a console; the interactive part of the work is done by means of a text editor (vim by default). It features: words frequency information about words in a text; users vocabulary control; support for several languages; dictionary software integration; and the ability to make notes for unknown words.
PirateWall is a simple Twitter Client. It displays search results for a certain keyword or hashtag in realtime in a shell-based environment. It can also be configured to act as a data provider for many different visualization tools. For example, it is possible to use the client as a text generator for many XScreensaver applications like "apple2" or "starwars". When used in a Unix shell environment, colorized output can be generated.