sTeam provides a technical platform which allows groups of students, lecturers, and any other groups to construct and arrange their individual and cooperative learning and working space. It consists of an object-oriented server connected to a database, and Web, Java, and other (FTP, SMTP, IRC, etc.) clients. The server is event-driven and manages all user objects as well as the communication between the connected clients. Features that were different from most other cooperation tools is the self-organisation and self-administration by the members within the virtual environment.
Newsbinripper is a set of shell scripts that works as a frontend to nget and other tools (unrar, id3info, file, mogrify, and par2repair) to automate the process of downloading daily updates from usenet, and generate a customizable Web site with galleries or an easy-to-navigate folder structure for standard file browsing.
retawq is a multi-threaded Web browser for text terminals on computers with Unix-like operating systems. It is fast, small, nicely configurable, and comfortable; e.g. the low-level network communications are performed in a non-blocking way, and you can keep open as many "virtual windows" as you want and work simultaneously in two of them in a split-screen mode.
nntp2rss provides a bridge to access newsgroups using an RSS reader. It assembles the latest few articles' subjects of one newsgroup into one feed. Users can read any newsgroup with the same script as the group name is passed as a parameter. The feed can contain up to 25 articles (also a parameter), and there is the option to use Google Groups links to view groups and article texts. Feeds are compliant to RSS 0.91, 1.0, or 2.0, PIE/NECHO 0.1, or Unix mbox.