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Romp Home with these 21 Peerless ASCII Games
The purpose of this article is to identify our favourite ASCII based games. There are no fancy graphics here, just great gameplay coupled with the urge of always having just one more play.

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  • paella
    an installation/configuration management system centered on being able to easily define, configure, maintain and update systems and networks
  • PICA
    Perl Installation and Configuration Agent: designed to assist administrators manage their servers. It features file installation (with conditionals both in target machines and in the content itself), diff, removing, and PIFIA, the PICA Framework for Intelligent Alarms
  • pkgusage
    lists all packages you have installed on your system with a number telling you how many days ago you last accessed any of the files in the package
  • PostInstallerF
    PostInstallerF will install all the software that Fedora doesn't include by default, after running Fedora for the first time. It's easy for a new user. PostInstallerF contains everything that you need for your daily computing.
  • QTParted
    a Partition Magic clone. It uses libparted for raw disk access, so you need parted installed to use it. The goal of QTParted is to fully wrap all function of parted and create a user friendly PM clone for Linux
  • rpmdep
    rpmdep makes it easier to install a package from a set of provided RPMs.
  • Ruby Update
    a simple script written in the Ruby programming language. Its purpose is to help keep up with new software releases for those of us who install by source
  • SALI
    SALI (Sara Automatic Linux Installer) is a tool that allows you to install Linux on multiple machines at once. It supports installation via BitTorrent. SALI originates from SystemImager and still uses the same philosophy.
  • scsiadd
    lets you add and remove scsi devices from the Linux scsi subsystem on the fly
  • Sencap
    a simple ENCAP software manager. Encapping is a method of installing software from source tarballs into private trees (bin, lib, man, share) and symlinking them to the system tree (e.g. /usr/local)
  • sinstall
    an easy-to-use Perl script to install source packages. It can be used to extract, build, install, and uninstall source packages, and to save time when compiling multiple packages. It can also install cvs source packages and apply diff patches
  • SlackPkg
    a tool for installing or upgrading packages through network. You can make a minimal installation of Slackware Linux and after that install additional stuff from a Slackware mirror
  • slackrep
    slackrep is a handy reporting tool for the Slackware Linux distribution. It generates reports about the status of your packages. You can, for example, check what patches are pending to install or check the integrity of your installed packages.
  • srcpkg
    a small utility for managing installation/removal of source packages. it was inspired by GNU Stow, Depot, etc., but is designed to work around the limitations of other source package managers, specifically, their inability to handle large complex interdependent packages, such as Gnome and KDE
  • Stacklet
    Stacklet is a program for creating disk images for popular Linux distributions such as Fedora and Gentoo.
  • SuckSlack
    an ftp Slackware Linux installer project. Currently it consists of two parts: the modified second Slackware installation flopy "install.2" and a patched version of pkgtool, which provides ftp install capability using wget
  • syncopt
    syncopt is a simple utility for keeping various 3rd party application packages installed on multiple machines.
  • Thirdphase
    Thirdphase automatically downloads, installs, backs up, and runs any software downloadable from a static URL, with other user-provided variables.
  • Tresys Brickwall
    Tresys Brickwall is a system utility for configuring SELinux. A simple point-and-click GUI builds custom configurations for many popular network-facing services like Apache, Postfix, and sshd. Access to network resources for each service can be easily customized, and additional services can be added with no knowledge of SELinux. Three editions are available: Standard (free for RHEL 4 & 5), Professional (free for Fedora, per-seat license for RHEL), and Enterprise (allows network management of multiple groups of machines, per-seat license for RHEL).
  • uninst
    a tool for creating uninstall scripts. It scans file system (or its part) before and after installation of some new software and automatically creates uninstall script from differences of these file lists
  • Unusedpkg
    Unusedpkg is a diagnostic tool to search oldest unused packages in your Linux system, sorting and listing how packages has been idles. This helps you determine what packages can be manually removed to clean the system.
  • Upgrade-oldest
    selectively upgrades Debian system, upgrading packages with oldest most significant version numbers
  • uranos
    uranos is a system to support unattended installation of several varieties of Linux (kickstart, preseed, autoyast) and Windows (W2k, XP, W2k3, Vista, 7, W2k8).
  • XPloy
    (commercial) sets a new standard for Linux server administration.Its GUI makes Linux much easier to use, and at the same timegiving the system administrators full control over the servers
  • XStow
    a replacement of GNU Stow written in C++. It supports all features of Stow with some extensions
  • xterminals toolkit
    is a kit to install diskless X terminals using Linux. All terminal configuration is stored on the server
  • Zero Install
    makes software installation not merely easy, but unnecessary. Users run their applications directly from the Internet from the software author's pages

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