printerpowerd is a little Python script designed for users of older printers who want to save power when not using their printer, without manually turning it on and off. It runs, checking the printer queue directory every five seconds, turns it on when it sees a job, and turns it off after a configurable amount of idle time.
upschk is a UPS monitor daemon for Advance-Intelligent UPSes such as X power Piconet and Micronet, Megatec, Falcon SG, etc. On power failure and restoration, it calls external scripts to perform a system shutdown. It supports power status logging in specified intervals via syslog. It works in both interactive and daemon modes.
upsguru is a daemon that monitors a UPS connected to a serial port. It has been extensively tested with a rebadged Centralion UPS. It communicates with init via the /dev/ initctl FIFO in order to control system services in the event of a power failure. The sample scripts include commands for SMS notification using gnokii. Protocol details are also contained in the archive.
wmmge is a little dockapp for Window Maker which monitors an MGE UPS. It shows the remaining time, and it blinks if this time is short. It uses PSP (Personal Solution-Pac) monitor, which can be downloaded from the MGE website: http://www.mgeups.com. It needs root permissions to send messages to the UPS.