SALI (Sara Automatic Linux Installer) is a tool that allows you to install Linux on multiple machines at once. It support several protocols for downloading by way of aria2 to install a machine. For example, BitTorrent and rsync are supported. SALI originates from SystemImager and still uses the same philosophy. It is a scalable method for performing unattended installation. SALI is mostly used in cluster setups.
The SMS Server Tools 3 is a SMS gateway that can send and receive short messages through GSM modems and mobile phones. Messages are sent by simply storing text files into a special spool directory. It also stores received messages into another directory as text files. Binary messages including Unicode text and ring tones are also supported, and it is possible to send WAP Push and system messages. The program can run scripts after events like the reception of a message, successful sending, and when the program detects a problem.
Simple Package Manager (SPM) is intended to operate in a way similar to existing package managers (apt, dpkg, Pacman, etc.). Instead of supporting a centralized package repository, SPM allows remote packages to be downloaded and installed automatically, given their URL. This allows a developer to package and distribute software via a package management system without having to worry about the many different formats and Linux distribution repositories.
Screencast makes it easy to produce high-quality screencasts on Linux with support for JACK Audio and updates in full detail. It is indispensable for recording video tutorials, video logs, and other computer activity, and works especially well with audio applications such as Pd, Ardour, and chuck. It is multi-threaded and produces smooth results with no jittery sound or loss of fine detail in screen updates.
Shell Script Loader is a framework (in a helper script) that can be used by shell-script-based applications for easy including or loading of co-shell-scripts or subscripts. With this utility, scripters may now be able to apply multi-file or module-oriented scripting or programming in shells just like the way they are always done in known languages like Perl, PHP, and Ruby. The provided functions are load(), include(), and call() with the extended versions loadx(), includex(), and callx(). The extended versions can accept glob patterns and regular expressions. Shell Script Loader supports many shells including the very old ones like bash, zsh, ksh, pdksh, sh, ash, dsh, and all shells based on the original sh. Scripts made with Shell Script Loader may also be compiled to form a single script. A generic compiler written in awk is already available.
WDB is a weather data storage system for storage of weather and water observations, forecasts, analysis fields, and models. The system should be compatible with the meteorological standards BUFR and GRIB (version 1 and 2). In addition to generic loading programs, WDB also features a flexible retrieval interface for retrieving weather data in time series or entire fields. WDB is built using PostgreSQL extended with PostGIS.
XDM-OPTIONS provides a user interface for logging into an X session, including an interface for choosing what kind of desktop to log into. It is not tied to any desktop, and its requirements are minimal. It can optionally show a chooser of remote computers to log into. Installation, reconfiguration, and removal are designed to be the same on any supported system.