GNU `tar' saves many files together into a single tape or disk archive, and can restore individual files from the archive. It includes multivolume support, the ability to archive sparse files, automatic archive compression/decompression, remote archives and special features that allow `tar' to be used for incremental and full backups. It also includes `rmt', the remote tape server (the `mt' tape drive control program is in GNU `cpio').
GNU Anubis is an SMTP message submission daemon. It represents an intermediate layer between the mail user agent (MUA) and mail transport agent (MTA), receiving messages from the MUA, applying to them a set of predefined changes, and finally inserting modified messages into an MTA routing network. The set of changes applied to a message is configurable on a system-wide and per-user basis. The built-in configuration language used for defining sets of changes allows for considerable flexibility and is easily extensible.
GNU Mailutils is a rich and powerful protocol-independent mail framework. It contains a series of useful mail libraries, clients, and servers. These are the primary mail utilities for the GNU system. The central library is capable of handling electronic mail in various mailbox formats and protocols, both local and remote. Specifically, this project contains a POP3 server, an IMAP4 server, and a Sieve mail filter. It also provides a POSIX "mailx" client and a collection of other handy tools.
GNU Rush is a Restricted User Shell designed for sites providing limited remote access to their resources, such as SVN or Git repositories, scp, or the like. Using a sophisticated configuration file, Rush gives you complete control over the command lines that users execute, as well as over the usage of system resources such as virtual memory, CPU time, etc. In particular, it allows you to run remote programs in a chrooted environment, which is important with such programs as sftp-server or scp that lack this ability.
GNU dico is a flexible dictionary server with a set of accompanying utilities. It supports a wide variety of dictionary database formats, ranging from the traditional "dict.org" databases up to Wikipedia format. Support for arbitrary new formats can be easily added using loadable modules. The dico library provides an API for writing new modules in C, Guile, or Python.