Samizdat is a generic RDF-based engine for building collaboration and open publishing Web sites. It provides users with the means to cooperate and coordinate on all kinds of activities, including media activism, resource sharing, education and research, advocacy, and so on. It intends to promote values of freedom, openness, equality, and cooperation.
ZoneCheck is intended to help solve DNS misconfigurations or inconsistencies that are usually revealed by an increase in the latency of the application. The DNS is a critical resource for every network application, so it is quite important to ensure that a zone or domain name is correctly configured in the DNS.
OpenLiteSpeed Web Server is a high-performance, secure, easy-to-use Web server, which maintains many Apache compatible features. It supports HTTP/1.1, SSL, CGI, FastCGI, LSAPI, PHP, JSP, Servlets, GZIP compression, chroot, IP level throttling, connection accounting, DoS attack prevention, and instant recovery mechanisms. With its Apache compatible rewrite engine, migration is quick and easy. A Web interface is included for administration and configuration. It can be used as a content accelerator, compression proxy, or a security guard running in front of any Web and application server.
Musicextras is a program for automatically retrieving extra information for songs. Currently it retrieves lyrics, album covers, artist images, and more. It was designed to make it easy to add other functionality. Information is obtained using plugins that parse Web page data. An example for having XMMS automatically load information for the currently playing MP3 is included.
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Internet is a German introduction to the technical aspects of the Internet. This book explains both the low-level protocols IP, ICMP, TCP, and UDP and the high-level protocols SMTP, POP3, IMAP4, NNTP, HTTP, Gopher, FTP, IRC, DICT, Finger, Daytime, DNS, and Whois.
rtkmerge is a GUI to the emerge command to handle packages under the Gentoo Linux Distrubution. It was initially written to help when running 'emerge world' to update the entire system. With rtkmerge you get all the outdated packages presented in a list and you can easily select which packages you want and don't want. USE-flags can be set individually for each package.
Xapian is a search engine library, scalable to collections containing hundreds of millions of documents. It's written in C++ with bindings for Perl, Python, PHP, Java, Tcl, C#, Ruby, and Lua. It is a highly adaptable toolkit that allows developers to easily add advanced indexing and search facilities to their own applications. It supports the Probabilistic Information Retrieval model and also a rich set of boolean query operators. Omega is a Web search application built upon the Xapian library. It can index a Web server's document tree (including HTML, PDF, OpenOffice, MS Word/Excel/Powerpoint/Works, WordPerfect, RTF, PS, etc.), or data exported from arbitrary sources (e.g. SQL databases).