LinCS (Linux Configuration System) is a configuration tool aiming to offer a uniform way for applications, the OS itself, and machine clusters to store/retrieve their configuration information. Thus, it will completely replace the standard configuration files, such as the ones stored in /etc. It follows on the road opened by other configuration tools such as gconf, but is novel in that it addresses the area of system configuration. It offers a transparent way for "older" applications that use configuration files to live on a LinCS-configured OS. Its design is modular and extensible. A separate component is the text-based UI editor that allows users to manage their configuration values and admins to configure the machine(s).
Linux Programming Tools is a collection of programming tools that help with debugging and performance tuning. It currently includes papi++, a C++ wrapper around PAPI that helps fine-tune C++ code for performance and measure cache misses, branch mispredictions, and so on, and mtrace, an interposition library building upon mtrace(3) that tracks memory leaks with the call stack of the allocations.