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First Steps with OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi 2
OpenELEC uses very little system resources for processor or memory. There's no need to use any special customization tips to get good performance with the RPi2. There's also no need to overclock the machine, reduce the resolution of videos, or use a different skin (although I really like the Amber skin).

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  • Autoblog
    Autoblog is a command line app that supports posting to Google blogger, Wordpress, Livejournal, and any blogging sites that support the metaweblog API.
  • catty
    catty is a small utility to write to and read from a serial tty device. You can use it in scripts, or directly writing some text to its stdin. With catty you can add in a few seconds of serial communication to your shell scripts.
  • ChatSniff
    ChatSniff is an easy to use program for Linux that monitors, or "sniffs" networks for AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo! and Jabber instant messages.
  • Choqok
    Choqok is an Open Source fast, efficient and simple to use micro-blogging client for the K Desktop Environment.
  • Cobex
    Cobex is a small implementation of Obex, the OBject EXchange protocol, as defined by Infrared Data Association.
  • ConMan
    ConMan is a serial console management program designed to support a large number of console devices and simultaneous users. It supports local serial devices, remote terminal servers (via the telnet protocol), IPMI Serial-Over-LAN (via FreeIPMI), Unix domain sockets, and external processes
  • creepy
    creepy is an application that allows you to gather geolocation related information about users from social networking platforms and image hosting services. The information is presented in a map inside the application where all the retrieved data is shown accompanied with relevant information (i.e. what was posted from that specific location) to provide context to the presentation.
  • crget
    crget provides a Unix-based data access utility for Campbell Scientific dataloggers, namely the CR10X. It supports multiple methods of datalogger access, including serial line, modem, and network.
  • Diald-scrooge
    Diald-scrooge is an optimising program. It optimises your phone line costs, when your use dial up line to reach internet.
  • divine
    divine is an automatic IP configuration detection for laptops.
  • erlagi
    erlagi is an AGI (asterisk gateway interface) client implementation for Erlang.
  • fbcmd
    fbcmd is a command line interface (CLI) for Facebook.
  • Finger Tracer
    Finger Tracer is a simple program or two to trace what computer fingered you, and using ident hopefully who did it as well.
  • GAim SHell
    GAim SHell is a simple perl plugin for gaim. So far you can send messages as if it were an auto-reply, change your idle time, use fortune as an auto-reply, an.d a few other random things
  • Genbuf
    Genbuf is a general line based buffer with backlog written in "C". It supports multiple input and a single output. I/O modules: TCP/IP, UDP/IP, Unix sockets, File/Pipe. It supports backlog writing (and resume) so a failsafe transport-buffer can be built.
  • GSUtil
    GSUtil is a utility for saving, restoring, and rebooting GrandStream BudgeTone 100 VOIP phones, and possibly other phones from the same manufacturer. It's written in Perl and was developed using standard Perl modules, so no extra modules need to be installed. These phones work with Asterisk.
  • Gwibber
    Gwibber is an open source microblogging client for GNOME developed with Python and GTK. Read more
  • IdleKick
    IdleKick is an XChat2 plugin which kicks users who idle too long. In a configuration file, you can set users who are permitted to idle and the maximum idling time.
  • Kawaii Emoji Messenger
    Kawaii Emoji Messenger is a multiplatform Facebook client based on the idea of bringing emoji on desktop. Through Kawaii Emoji Messenger you can use a full set of emoji in your Facebook conversations and comments in the easiest way.
  • MaxiCom
    MaxiCom is a simple serial port terminal emulator for the GNOME desktop. The primary goals of the project are simplicity and usability.
  • mmsdec
    mmsdec is an application that can be used to decode MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messages. This application can extract text messages, photos, and videos from a raw MMS message.
  • o4send
    o4send is an application that scans for Bluetooth OPP devices and sends configured files to them automatically.
  • OpenSS7
    OpenSS7 is an implementation of the Signalling System Number 7 protocol stack as specified by ITU-T, ETSI, ANSI, and other standards bodies. It derives primarily from an implementation of the ITU-T Q.700-series recommendations on Signalling System No. 7.
  • Overtime Meter
    Overtime meter is a small wxPython program which stays in your tray and counts the minutes your spend at work. Then by the end of the month you can tell your boss exactly how much extra money he should pay you.
  • PackPrint
    PackPrint will display the contents of ethernet frames. For protocols that it knows about, it will decode the data and print it out in an easy to read format. It understands ARP, UDP, TCP, ICMP, and IP.
  • pgets
    pgets is a simple Linux tool for reading stored call accounting data from Auerswald ETS 4308i PBX over a serial line into PostgreSQL or SQLite databases. pgets should be called by in regular time intervals (e.g. by cron) to update the database with all new data from the PBX.
  • QuickFIX
    QuickFIX is a full featured, open source, FIX engine. Currently compatible with the FIX 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 specification, and FIX 4.3 on the way, it runs on Windows, Linux and Solaris. API's are available for C++, Java, and .NET.
  • RefreshIP
    RefreshIP allows you to host websites over a cable or DSL connection which has a non-static IP.
  • ssterm
    ssterm, or simple serial-port terminal, is a console-based serial port terminal with curses and stdin/stdout user interfaces.
  • Tiny serial terminal
    Tiny serial terminal is a simple and dumb tool for accessing serial ports. It is mainly intended for accessing serial consoles on various devices.
  • Trillian2gaim
    Trillian2gaim is a simple XML::Simple based perl script designed to quickly convert your Trillian XML contact list to a Gaim format.
  • TuxChan
    TuxChan is a desktop client to follow the latest threads on the 4chan board. It provides a far more convenient interface to stay in touch with upcoming arguments.
    WASTE is an anonymous, secure, and encryped collaboration tool which allows users to both share ideas through the chat interface and share data through the download system.
  • wmlj
    wmlj is a LiveJournal monitor for X11. It sits in the corner of your screen and draws your attention when your friendlist is updated.

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