Privatix Live-System is a portable encrypted operating system designed to be run directly from a USB flash drive or an external hard drive. This allows the user to safely edit and carry along sensitive data for encrypted communication and anonymous Web surfing. It is based on Debian GNU/Linux.
UsbCryptFormat is a graphical user interface (GUI) for the encryption of USB flash drives or external hard drives. It allows the user to reformat a USB flash drive, an SD card, or an external hard drive with an encrypted filesystem very easily and without the danger of destroying data on an internal hard drive because of incautious handling of device names. So it is usable even for a layperson.
CryptBackup is an encrypted backup application for Linux desktop users. It allows even a layperson to backup their home directory (including the desktop) on an encrypted external device with just a few clicks. Even the setup is only to choose the external device (such as an external hard drive) and to set a password.
Solr-Connector-Files crawls and indexes directories and files from your filesystem (whatever is mountable to Linux) into Apache Solr. It features extraction of file contents with Tika, which extracts metadata and text form many document and file formats. It also integrates automatic text recognition (OCR) for images, photos, and PDFs using Tesseract OCR.
Open Semantic Search is a personal search engine that features full-text search, faceted search (interactive filters), tagging, annotation, and vizualisations (trend charts and, tag cloud, and word cloud) for documents, files, images, videos, tables, sheets, and news from different data sources such as file servers, RSS, databases, wiki, or CMS. It integrate Apache Solr with UI, connectors, semantic wiki for metadata management (tagging, annotation, and structured notes), OCR, and other tools.