ControlFreak is a scriptable toolbar application. You write scripts describing the layout and what you want the toolbars to do, and ControlFreak creates the toolbars. The toolbar components run shell commands when activated, and you can also use the state of various toolbar components (ie the contents of a text box or whether a toggle button is up or down) to influence what shell commands are run and what arguments they use.
ccp can copy stdin or file to stdout, file to file, or files and directories into a directory. While copying, it applies one or several recodings. The program includes recoding tables for converting DOS text files into Unix text files, for filtering out control characters, and for conversions between Russian encodings (koi8-r, alt (cp866), win (cp1251), iso-8859-5, LaTeX T2A). You can easily write new recoding tables.
cdctl is a program similar to eject. Like eject, it can eject your CD-ROM/DVD drive, but it does a whole lot more. Cdctl provides a user interface to the 2.2 kernel's uniform cdrom driver's ioctl calls, and most 2.0 cdrom drivers (ide-cd and scsi). Cdctl is also capable of doing everything a regular console cd player can as well as drive capability interrogation, autoeject setting, maximum/mininum speed cap setting, disc-changer disc selection, disc status readback, MCN querying, table of contents header readback, track header readback, and much more.