abcde is a frontend to cdparanoia, wget, cd-discid, id3, and your favorite Ogg Vorbis (the default), MP3, FLAC, Ogg Speex, or MPP (Musepack) encoder. It grabs an entire CD and converts each track to the desired format, then comments or ID3-tags each file, all with one command. It supports multiple output in a single CD read, the creation of a single track from a CD, resume operation, CD concatenation, volume normalization, gapless encoding (with LAME), parallelization, SMP, proxies, customizable filename organization and munging, playlist generation, distributed encoding via distmp3, and more.
bcnu is a Web-based system management tool which delivers information on the status of networked systems in a simple and easy-to-use manner. It uses a web browser to display information about hosts in a tabular form. Historical information can be held indefinitely, and there is a powerful query tool available to interrogate it. Client systems can run an agent which logs information back to a central system. An agent scheduler is integrated to allow agents to be run at different intervals. Standard agents include ftp, http, disk space, logfiles, processes, and more.
lsb-fhs tests the Filesystem Hierarchy aspects of the Linux Standard Base. The V1.0 and V2.1-X tests correspond to FHS2.0 and FHS2.1, respectively, and are now obsolete. The V2.2-X tests correspond to the FHS2.2 specification. The 2.2 tests are the current tests used for LSB 1.3 certification. The V2.3-X tests correspond to the FHS 2.3 specification and will replace the V2.2 tests for LSB 2.x certification. The V2.3 tests have yet to be formally approved by the LSB test team.
Spinlogs is a shell script for rotating system logs. It is configurable through a text file similar in format and featureset to the newsyslog program in FreeBSD. Any Unix system running ksh should be able to use it. There are many options defining how and when log files should be rotated, and the config file is very straightforward. Rotating log files is a pretty simple task, but some commercial platforms don't include anything better than the old "newsyslog", so this is provided as a system-independent alternative.
Spam Rule is a shell script that is designed to act as a filter for incoming mail on a qmail system. It runs between qmail-smtpd and qmail-queue, and can be used for any kind of filtering, although it was originally designed to block mail based on DNS blacklists (i.e. "RBLs"). Spam Rule is based upon the need to use different filtering rules based on who is receiving the message.
Taprobane is a convenient GNU/Linux distribution based on Debian. It can be installed to a hard drive or used as a live CD. The philosophy of Taprobane is to bring in convenience without insulting the intelligence of the user. Its key feature is Saegiri, the configurable build system used to automate the creation of the entire ISO.
rvi is a wrapper script which gives you an easy way of integrating RCS with your existing vim/vi work environment. Simply use "rvi filename" instead of "vim filename", and the file will automatically be checked into revision control, and the changes you made after the edit will be displayed each time you finish editing.