termsql converts text from stdin or any file into an SQLite database table and allows users to execute SQL queries on that table, all in just one line on the command line. It can be used to sort, display, convert, extract, and modify data on the command line using syntax familiar to those who know SQL.
timeplotters is a collection of command line tools for visualizing temporal data. It is especially useful for visualizing data from ad-hoc program logs, helping you to spot patterns and anomalies that you would not otherwise see by just watching how the program works or by looking at the logs with the naked eye. Its input format is tailored to event types typically seen in program logs, and the visualization methods are tailored to the questions typically asked about program performance (e.g. distribution of activity durations).
uncsv is a filter command converting the lines of a CSV file into a non‐escaped, non‐quoted delimited file (pipe by default). csv is the opposite of this command; it takes an un-quoted stream of values, separated by the delimiter of your choice (default: pipe ’|’) and produces a "standard" CSV file. Both tools avoid end‐of‐line character politics and will leave these untouched.
utfout is a command-line tool that can produce UTF-8 (Unicode) strings in various ways and direct them to standard output, standard error, or direct to the terminal without the need for shell support. Strings can be repeated, delayed, randomly-generated, written to arbitrary file descriptors, interspersed with other characters, and generated using ranges. printf(1)-style escape sequences are supported along with extended escape sequences. utfout(1) sits somewhere between echo(1) and printf(1).
vcprompt prints a short string, to be included in your shell prompt, with barebones information about the current working directory for various version control systems. It is designed to be small and lightweight rather than comprehensive. It has varying degrees of recognition for Mercurial, Git, Subversion, CVS, and Fossil working copies.
waitcond is a script to specify a combination of events using boolean expressions over various events. It can periodically grep in files, wait for the (dis)appearance of files or processes, wait for certain CPU/net/disk idle values, or wait for an idle tty. waitcond is meant to be combined with some notification tool or system.