conexus is a generalized C++ I/O library that includes network support for IPv4 and IPv6 sockets, serial/TTY communications, kernel message queues, pipes, and files. Objects use sigc++ for signaling property changes and other information. Sub-libraries include conexus-gtkmm (provides a set of gtkmm widgets), conexus-dbus (provides dbus support for endpoints), conexus-nspr (provides NSPR endpoints), conexus-nss (provides NSS endpoints), and conexus-ssl (provides OpenSSL endpoints).
Conch is an SSHv2, Telnet, and VT102 implementation. It interfaces well with other Python projects such as Imagination, and includes an experimental console windowing library (Insults) and support for rudimentary line editing behaviors. A new implementation of Twisted's Manhole application is also included, featuring server-side input history and interactive syntax coloring.
AppLaunch is a Mac OS X version of the common “Run” or “Launch” dialogs provided by other operating systems and window managers such as Windows or KDE. It consists of an input box where the user enters a command line that will be passed to the applications workspace. A command in the AppLaunch meaning is not only a “pure” shell command; as of version 2 it may also be a file, an application, or an URL.
PSHAW is a pseudo command prompt for accessing a machine remotely using only a Web browser. It cannot run interactive programs. It can only run programs that run, spit out text (or not), and then quit. There is a handy drop-down box of previously run commands. The page never reloads thanks to AJAX.
PHPsh allows you to have shell commands run on your behalf by Web servers that serve PHP pages, and solves these issues and more. It is a simplified version of the shell that allows you to execute arbitrary commands remotely through PHP. It is a handy way to run simple commands and maintain a history of executed commands, and a helpful environment that allows you to browse the filesystem and fetch or upload files.