C-Kermit is a combined serial and network communication software package offering a consistent, medium-independent, cross-platform approach to connection establishment, terminal sessions, file transfer, character-set translation, numeric and alphanumeric paging, and automation of communication tasks. Recent versions include FTP and HTTP clients as well as an SSH interface, all of which can be scripted and aware of character-sets. It supports built-in security methods, including Kerberos IV, Kerberos V, SSL/TLS, and SRP, FTP protocol features such as MLSD, and source-code parity with Kermit 95 2.1 for Windows and OS/2.
GNU TeXmacs is a free wysiwyw (what you see is what you want) editing platform with special features for scientists. The software aims to provide a unified and user friendly framework for editing structured documents with different types of content: text, mathematics, graphics, interactive content. TeXmacs can also be used as an interface to many external systems for computer algebra, numerical analysis, and statistics. New presentation styles can be written by the user and new features can be added to the editor using Scheme.
The mgetty package contains an intelligent getty for allowing logins over a serial line (such as through a modem) and receiving incoming faxes. The companion program sendfax is used for sending faxes from the commandline or from other applications. The third main component is vgetty/vm which can be used with a voice-capable modem to implement an answering machine, a voice menu system, and similar things.
Wapsh allows users to login to a Unix workstation using a WAP-capable mobile phone. Features include shortcuts (to save phone typing), input of control and other special characters, command history, and searching and scrolling through long shell output. Wapsh automatically adapts to the main WAP browsers (UP and Nokia), and uses configuration files to further tailor the system for specific phones. A corresponding HTML (Web) interface is also included.
ttyload is a tty-based utility for monitoring the load averages on a Unix system. It presents 3 graphs, one for each of the 3 common load average numbers (1min, 5min, 15min) that things like uptime normally show you. Each graph is in its own color, and if two or more of the graphs happen to intersect, then the color changes to reflect that.
Sethi Search Utility is a simple command line utility to submit a search to Google, Yahoo!, or MSN and show the (text) results on standard output. Support for several search engines is included. It's currently in serious need of a re-write, especially to avoid scraping and become a good engine using the search APIs provided.
TN5250j is an AS400 Telnet 5250 written in Java. The emulator provides some of the more advance functions of the 5250 datastream such as edit masks, graphical windows, continued editing fields, etc. It includes a file transfer function to multiple formats such as Open Office and Excel via full SQL query statements, spool file exporting to text or PDF, the ability to email after transfer or export, scripting in Python via the jython language, and more.