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Chess in a Few Bytes
Linux has a good range of extremely strong chess engines such as Stockfish, Critter, Togo II, Crafty, GNU Chess, and Komodo. The chess engines featured in this article offer no match to a good chess engine, but they show how much can be achieved with a minuscule codebase.

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HylaFAX
HylaFAX is an enterprise-class system for sending and receiving facsimiles as well as for sending alpha-numeric pages. The software is designed around a client-server architecture. Fax modems may reside on a single machine on a network and clients can submit an outbound job from any other machine on the network. Client software is designed to be lightweight and easy to port. HylaFAX is designed to be very robust and reliable. The fax server is designed to guard against unexpected failures in the software, in the configuration, in the hardware and in general use. HylaFAX can support multiple modems and a heavy traffic load.

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  • Linuxconf
    a sophisticated administration system for the Linux operating system. In many ways, Linuxconf is different from other administration schemes found on Unix operating systems and most other systems hot
  • Agda
    Andataco/nStor GigaStor Diskrack Administrator
  • Ape Base Compile System
    The Ape Base Compile System is a set of scripts that leverage ESP EPM and MREPO to maintain Red Hat based systems that require custom and secluded binaries. It achieves cross platform reproducible compiles applications like Apache HTTPD, MySQL, and PHP, supports a common --prefix parent directory to allow different versions of an application to be installed, provides an easy method to switch between application versions, places selected application binaries in a central "bin" directory, supports delivery via Yum and other common installers, and provides a method for non-compiled "skeleton" files to be included with installation and distribution.
  • Bootchart
    Bootchart is a tool for performance analysis and visualization of the GNU/Linux boot process. Resource utilization and process information are collected during the boot process and are later rendered in a PNG, SVG or EPS encoded chart. Read more
  • Bounce-O-Matic
    Bounce-O-Matic reads through the system log files at a specified time interval (via cron) and finds unwanted attempted logons, it writes these attempts out to an iptables drop file and emits a drop command to iptables.
  • Buildkernel
    an intelligent shell script that automates the task of building a Linux kernel.
  • c2ctl
    c2ctl is a frequency and voltage modification utility mainly intended for Intel Core 2 and Core CPUs. It should also work for other CPUs (namely processors with SpeedStep).
  • cciss_vol_status
    cciss_vol_status is a lightweight program which reports the status of logical drives on HP Smart Array controllers.
  • cfgarch
    a tool which collects configuration files from different machines in order to store them within a subversion repository
  • Cfruby
    Cfruby is a full suite of tools for configuring and maintaining Unix-based servers. Everything from detailed configuration and installation of services through machine lockdown and basic servicing can be accomplished using cfruby. The tools provide access to your machine on a wide range of levels and in a number of different ways ? allowing you to tie them into existing scripts as an aid, or to do entire ground-up configurations.
  • chkrootkit
    chkrootkit is a shell script that checks system binaries for rootkit modification. Read more
  • Cinv
    Cinv is the Swiss Army Knife for inventory management. It allows you to manage hosts and network with a simple command line interface.
  • Citadel SELinux Support
    Citadel SELinux Support is a set of SELinux modules which extend mandatory access control policies to the Citadel Groupware Server daemons (citserver and webcit).
  • Clacks Framework
    The Clacks Framework enables implementators to abstractly manage infrastructure entities, such as users, groups, machines and structure items. These are freely defineable and mappable to various backends like LDAP or MongoDB.
  • clockspeed
    uses a hardware tick counter to compensate for a persistently fast or slow system clock. Given a few time measurements from a reliable source, it computes and then eliminates the clock skew
  • cpuburn
    user program to maximally load an x86 CPU to generate maximum heat for stability testing. Optimized FPU & ALU assembly for P6/K6/P5 CPUs
  • cpuinfo
    cpuinfo consists of an API/library used by programs to get information about the underlying CPU. Such information includes CPU vendor, model name, cache hierarchy, and supported features (e.g. CMP, SMT, and SIMD). cpuinfo is also a standalone program to demonstrate the use of this API.
  • customize
    a shell script to manage configuration files and links. It helps to save the configuration files of an installed oparation system and to restore them
  • Darik's Boot and Nuke
    Darik's Boot and Nuke is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction. Read more
  • Deep Freeze Linux
    (commercial) Deep Freeze Linux provides a non-restrictive working environment where there is no need to be concerned about system damage or corruption. With every system restart, Deep Freeze Linux resets the computer to its original protected state Ė right down to the last byte.
  • dfu-programmer
    dfu-programmer is a command-line programmer for Atmel (8051 and AVR) chips with a USB bootloader supporting ISP. This is a mostly Device Firmware Update (DFU) 1.0 compliant user-space application.
  • Directory Snapshot
    The dsnapshot script provides a high-level interface to the Linux Logical Volume Manager. It uses its block-level snapshot support to create directory snapshots. In contrast to block-level snapshots, directory snapshots resemble the file system layer. Thus, you can snapshot any directory that is on a logical volume without worrying about the actual logical volumes, mount points, and paths.
  • dotnew
    dotnew is a utility to help with the management of .new system configuration files in Slackware and Slackware-based distributions
  • e4rat
    e4rat ("Ext4 - Reducing Access Times") is a toolset to accelerate the boot process as well as application startups. Through physical file realloction e4rat eliminates both seek times and rotational delays. This leads to a high disk transfer rate. Read more
  • Easy Integrity Check System
    designed primarily for system administrators for filesystem integrity checkings. This system is easy to set up and use. Uses mcrypt/mhash libraries for encrypting the database
  • Efes
    a graphical user interface able to run under (almost) every Linux distribution, so that the system administrator is assured that the underlying hardware is compatible with Linux
  • Einarc
    Einarc is a universal storage RAID command line interface and an API that provides management for various hardware/software RAID devices, uniting them all in a single paradigm. Einarc works as a translator that makes it possible for a user to control all these devices using simple terms like "physical disc", "logical disc", "adapter", etc., while transparently converting these requests to proprietary RAID paradigms.
  • Erudite Directory Service Admin
    Erudite Directory Service Admin is a graphical user, group, and computer account manager for LDAP servers. It doesn't try to be he end-all LDAP tool, focuses on making user management quick and easy.
  • esky
    an implementation of job freezing (checkpoint/resume) for Unix processes. It can save the state of a running process to disk then later resume it from the point it left off, possibly on a different machine. esky currently works on a limited but non-trivial range of processes
  • Etch
    Etch is a tool for system configuration management. It manages the configuration files of the operating system and core applications.
  • etcsvn
    Etcsvn is a command line program for managing system configurations in subversion. It doesn't make a working copy out of your /etc, but uses a temporary workspace. It will preserve ownership/permissions of the files being tracked.
  • Fabric
    Fabric is a Python (2.5 or higher) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks.
  • fakechroot
    fakechroot provides a fake chroot environment to programs. A fake chroot allows you to run programs which require root privileges on an unprivileged user account.
  • Fakeroot Next Gen
    Fakeroot-ng runs a program while fooling it into thinking it is running with root privileges. When the program does something that only root can do (e.g. create a device file), fakeroot-ng emulates the appropriate system calls so that the program gets a consistent view of its actions. Unlike the original fakeroot, fakeroot-ng uses the ptrace interface, which means that it will (soon) support emulating chroot jails properly.
  • fallback-reboot
    a last resort, when you need to remotely reboot a computer. It attempts to maximize its ability to get the job done by completely avoiding touching the hard disk; it opens no files, and it locks itself into memory to avoid swapping/paging
  • fatresize
    fatresize is a command line tool for non-destructive resizing of FAT16/FAT32 file systems. It is based on the GNU Parted library. The main target of the project is to be used with the EVMS FAT plugin.
  • For each File
    For each File is a GNU BASH function. It lets you run an arbitrary set of GNU BASH commands upon an arbitrary set of objects.
  • Freeside
    an open-source billing and account administration package for Internet Service Providers
  • fs-check
    fs-check checks filesystem sizes to see if they are getting too full. It uses a configuration file that specifies the filesystems to check, email contacts, trigger thresholds (percentage or amount used/unused), and a report program to run.
  • fstransform
    fstransform is a tool to change a file-system from one format to another, for example from jfs/xfs/reiser to ext2/ext3/ext4, in-place and without the need for backup.
  • GAdmin-OpenVPN-Client
    GAdmin-OpenVPN-Client is an easy to use frontend for the OpenVPN client. It handles multiple connections and can import exported connection setup packages from the GADMIN-OpenVPN-Server.
  • GECCO
    (GTK+ Extensible Configuration COnsole) attempts to be a central base where many system and networking settings can be configured. Its sole purpose is to provide a common location for configuration functions
  • genna
    genna is a system information tool for Linux. It consolidates a lot of useful information into a nice GUI.
  • gET iT i sAY
    giis (gET iT i sAY) is a file recovery tool for Ext2/Ext3 filesystems.
  • gHW
    a simple Gtk interface for viewing the hardware info that can be retrieved from the /proc filesystem
  • GL O.B.S.
    GL O.B.S. is based around a PyGTK interface that launches OpenGL programs feeding them with a common CLI options set which will affect their behaviour, then receives back their statistical output. Benchmarks are easy to create and add.
  • glideinWMS
    The purpose of the glideinWMS is to provide a simple way to access the Grid resources. To achieve this without reinventing the wheel, glideinWMS is a Glidein-based WMS (Workload Management System) that works on top of Condor.
  • gMGAclock
    gMGAclock isa Gnome based overclocking utility for Matrox G400 cards.
  • gRunlevels
    gRunlevels is a GTK+ application for configuring runlevel services. The interface is based on that of tksysv.
  • GtkPerf
    GtkPerf is an application designed to test GTK+ performance from a variety of different GTK operations. The purpose of this tool is to create common testing platform to run predefined GTK+ widgets (opening comboboxes, toggling buttons, scrolling text) and this way define the speed of device/platform. Read more
  • Hardware lister
    lshw (Hardware Lister) is a small tool to provide detailed information on the hardware configuration of the machine. It can report exact memory configuration, firmware version, mainboard configuration, CPU version and speed, cache configuration, bus speed, etc. on DMI-capable x86 or EFI (IA-64) systems and on some PowerPC machines (PowerMac G4 is known to work).
  • hmount
    hmount is a simple interface to HAL for mounting and unmount hot-plugged devices. Unlike gnome-mount, it doesn't depend on gconf, GTK+, X, or GNOME libraries.
  • Hot Copy
    Hot Copy is a Linux command line utility (hcp) that takes online snapshots of disks or volumes on your Linux server. Use Hot Copy in your backup scripts. Perform an fsck on your system while it's running.
  • htmsysinfo
    htmsysinfo writes information about your system to an HTML, or LaTeX document.
  • hwclock
    Hwclock is a program that runs under Linux and sets and queries the Hardware Clock, which is often called the Real Time Clock, RTC, or CMOS clock. This is the program that most Linux systems use to get the time from the Hardware Clock and set the System Time at boot time. This program works on ISA (Intel), Alpha, SPARC, and M68K systems with or without /dev/rtc.
  • IETView
    IETView is a GUI that eases the management of iSCSI targets. With it, you can view targets and the clients connected to them, add new targets, edit target properties, and delete old targets that are no longer needed.
  • Install Kernel
    Install Kernel (ik) is a bash script that installs the Linux kernel and automatically sets up LILO or GRUB. It also saves your kernel configuration each time you do an install. This allows you to restore the newest configuration file when you make a new kernel.
  • inxi
    inxi is a newer, better system information script for irc, administration, and system troubleshooters.
  • ioctlsave
    ioctlsave is a utility for system administrators with Linux serial consoles. ioctlsave is a program that writes terminal settings to a file in the same format as used when init creates /etc/ioctl.save.
  • isptools
    a collection of utilities to aid in daily UNIX administration
  • k10ctl
    k10ctl is a P-State utility for AMD family 10h (aka K10) processors. It can modify the P-States, i.e. alter processor and the northbridge frequencies and voltages, set or change the P-State, and read out frequency and voltage information.
  • kdbus
    kdbus is a D-BUS service browser for KDE. It is like kdcop, but for D-BUS instead of DCOP. It presents a browseable tree of all D-BUS services running on your system and all interfaces available on those services.
  • KDE CIM browser
    a KDE based frontend to management brokers using the CIM-XML protocol. The tool will be useful to view and modify CIM class hierarchies as well as instance and association structures
  • KHTB
    a GUI for htb.init script with XML data storage. It can import-export htb.init tree
  • LASANGE
    aims to create a mostly-automated LAN session administration and management system. It provides game server management (instant deployment of game servers) and tournament management in a more advanced and automated way than other systems
  • lfsb
    lfsb is a Linux utility to change the base clock (FSB/Front Side Bus) frequency without having to restart the machine.
  • lhinv
    generates a standardized listing of configured hardware on your Linux 2.2.x or higher system by parsing the proc filesystem
  • Linsanity
    Linsanity is a suite of test tools designed to exercise network adapters, optical storage devices, fixed disks, and audio cards. Each of these tools are "native" plugin applications for the VWM user environment.
  • Linux Recovery
    (commercial) Stellar Phoenix Linux is data recovery software for the Ext2 and Ext3 File systems.
  • LLCbench
    Low Level Architectural Characterization Benchmark Suite (LLCbench) is a suite of three different benchmark applications grouped together in a single benchmark package. The three utilities are MPIbench, CacheBench, and BLASBench. Read more
  • Lside
    lside is a utility for displaying information about IDE devices in the system. To make use of all the features of this program, you need to have a Linux kernel which supports the /proc/ide interface.
  • Lxbios
    lxbios is a utility for reading/writing LinuxBIOS parameters and displaying information from the LinuxBIOS table. It works only on x86-based Linux systems that use LinuxBIOS.
  • massadmin
    massadmin parallelizes multiple system commands to a group of Unix-like remote servers simultaneously using concurrent processes.
  • mbuffer
    mbuffer is a replacement for buffer with additional functionality including display of i/o speed, optional use of memory mapped i/o for huge buffers and multithreaded instead of sharedmemory ipc.
  • mcollective
    The Marionette Collective (mcollective) is a framework to build server orchestration or parallel job execution systems.
  • mgaclock
    mgaclock is a small tool to change the clock settings on the Matrox G400 series of cards.
  • Modules
    provides for the dynamic modification of a user's environment via modulefiles
  • mpt-status
    mpt-status is a query tool for accessing the running configuration and status of LSI SCSI HBAs. It is a heavily modified version of the original mpt-status-1.0 tool written by Matt Braithwaite.
  • Multi Remote Tools
    MrTools is a suite of tools for managing large, distributed environments. It can be used to execute scripts on multiple remote hosts without prior installation, copy of a file or directory to multiple hosts as efficiently as possible in a relatively secure way, and collect a copy of a file or directory from multiple hosts.
  • MUltihost SSH Wrapper
    Mussh is a shell script that allows you to execute a command or script over ssh on multiple hosts with one command. When possible mussh will use ssh-agent and RSA/DSA keys to minimize the need to enter your password more than once.
  • Network Device Change Control
    NDCC is a system of monitoring and recording changes to configurations of network equipment. It can store configuration snapshots for any text-based configs. It has been used to store configurations from Unix and Linux systems; Cisco routers, switches, load balancers, and firewalls; Foundry; NetScreen, Juniper, NetScaler, and others.
  • nicejob
    renices jobs having used more then a specified CPU time to a specified nice value
  • op
    op provides a flexible means for system administrators to grant trusted users access to certain root operations without having to give them full superuser privileges. Different sets of users may access different operations, and the security-related aspects of environment of each operation can be carefully controlled.
  • OpenEcoSys-NetworkViewer
    OpenEcoSys-NetworkViewer is a cross-platform Qt4 GUI used to interact with distributed embedded nodes on the network.
  • OpenVPN Auth Passwd
    OpenVPN Auth Passwd is a plugin that authenticates OpenVPN users using the local passwd or shadow files, using a privilege separation model. The authentication method must be defined in the Makefile prior to the compilation of the plugin. On shadowed systems it uses the functions provided in the shadow suite and, on other systems, the getpwnam function to verify the username/password.
  • OpenVPN-Admin
    OpenVPN-Admin is a GUI for OpenVPN, programmed in Mono. Packages are available for Linux and Windows. Included in OpenVPN-Admin is a Certificate wizard and a certificate management for the client.
  • OpenXDAS
    OpenXDAS is a Novell-sponsored fully functional implementation of the OpenGroup's Distributed Auditing System standard.
  • pessulus
    pessulus is a lockdown editor for GNOME, written in python. pessulus enables administrators to set mandatory settings in GConf. The users can not change these settings.
  • Phacter
    Phacter is a Python port of facter, a tool included in Puppet. It provides an inventory of your system and, depending on how it is run, will return this data to stdout or as a Python dict.
  • PolicyKit-gnome
    PolicyKit-gnome provides a D-Bus session bus service that is used to bring up authentication dialogs used for obtaining privileges.
  • Polkit Explorer
    Polkit Explorer reads in a Polkit .policy file, parses its XML contents, and presents the information it contains, on a more human-readable GUI window.
  • Procinfo NG
    Procinfo NG is a ground-up rewrite of the procinfo program. The goal is to make the code more readable (and reusable) and to restore broken functionality of the original program.
  • Project Claymore
    aims to create an easy-to-use, flexible, and ultimately elegant configuration/administration system for Linux. Basically, what this will create is a Linux
  • PrRescue
    PrRescue is a rescue CD based on Gentoo amd64 and supporting nilfs2.
  • pygtk-fsacls
    pygtk-fsacls provides a graphical interface for managing the file system Access Control Lists (or ACLs) that provide fine-grained control over access to file system objects.
  • pypt-offline
    pypt-offline is a utility for people using Debian (and distros based on debian) with a dial-up conneciton. It helps in downloading the required packages from another, high bandwidth Windows/Linux machine, with or without a cache.
  • pySoft
    pySoft is a tool for checking for new versions of software. It can check any software for which an appropriate checker script has been written. Scripts for several popular programs are included.
  • Qryptix
    consists of a PAM object and utilities for session- and key-management for encrypted home directories using the International Kernel (CryptoAPI) patches for Linux. It simplifies login/logout, mounting/unmounting, and key generation and changing
  • qtcpufreq
    qtcpufreq is a administrative tool for cpufreqd. It allows a easy administration of the cpufreqd daemon on GNU/Linux systems.
  • RACE
    Remote Administration in distributed Computing Environments: a system designed to help system administrators in the distribution and configuration of software on a huge number of distributed computers over a TCP/IP network
  • Raider
    Raider is a tool to automate linux software raid conversion. It is able to convert a single linux system disk in to a software raid 1, 4, 5, 6 or 10 system in a two-pass simple command.
  • Ramona
    Ramona is an enterprise-grade runtime supervisor that allows controlling and monitoring software programs during their execution life cycle. It provides supervisor/console functionality of init.d-like start/stop control, continuous integration (e.g. unit/functional/performance test launcher), deployment automation and other command-line oriented features.
  • read-edid
    read-edid elucidates various very useful information from a conforming PnP monitor.
  • releaser
    Releaser is a set of scripts to automate and manage the tasks related to software package releases. It is designed to be modular and to make it easy to both select a particular set of actions associated with releases of a particular project (such as changelog generation, uploading of tarballs, posting announcements to mailing lists), and create new actions that integrate seamlessly into the process. Its status is still somewhat experimental, but the most basic functionality is there.
  • RO
    RO (Repository Observer) is a complex tool that watches over systems and tied repositories.
  • rpmstrap
    rpmstrap is a tool for bootstrapping a basic RPM-based system. It is inspired by debootstrap, and allows you to build chroots and basic systems from RPM sources. At present rpmstrap can build basic Fedora Core 2, Fedora Core 3, Fedora Core 4, Yellowdog 4, CentOS 3, CentOS 4, Mandriva and Scientific Linux systems. It also has support for custom RPM-based systems managed by PDK.
  • runsuid
    runsuid runs a script with another effective user-id / group-id.
  • schedtool
    can be used to query or alter a process' scheduling policy under linux
  • Sdbgrey
    Sdbgrey is a simple (less than 100 lines of shell script) greylisting policy server for Postfix. It is based on greylist.pl from the {ostfix distribution. It requires MySQL and libsdb with MySQL support.
  • segatex
    segatex is a tool to configure SELinux policy with the help of GUI. Just push a button and it will generate a .te file in the same directory. You can then edit your .te file, make a module, and install.
  • ServDoc
    describe your system with just one command without the need to configure the documentation of ervery software on your system. The idea of ServDoc is to provide a documentation-module for every (or at least for many) standard software
  • si
    displays information about the local computer from data gathered from the /proc filesystem, a readable interface to kernel memory
  • SlackUpdate
    SlackUpdate is a bash script that can be used to check for, download, and install Slackware updates.
  • Snoopy Logger
    Snoopy is designed to aid a sysadmin by providing a log of commands executed. Snoopy is completely transparent to the user and applications. It is linked into programs to provide a wrapper around calls to execve(). Logging is done via syslog.
  • Sudo
    Sudo (su "do") allows a system administrator to give certain users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands as root or another user while logging the commands and arguments.
  • swbis
    The swbis project is a from-scratch implementation of the POSIX spec IEEE Std 1387.2-1995 which describes a format and utilities for software packaging. The scope of the POSIX spec includes a package format, meta-data file format, and utilities for package creation, installation, query, listing, and verification.
  • sybadmin
    a set of bash scripts useful for Sybase ASE administration
  • sysstat
    contains the sar and iostat commands for Linux. The sar command collects and reports system activity information. This information can also be saved in a system activity file for future inspection. The iostat command reports CPU statistics and I/O statistics for tty devices and disks. Read more
  • System Call Tracker
    allows you - the 'root' user - to track invocations of system calls across your Linux system
  • System Configuration Collector Server
    System Configuration Collector (SCC) collects configuration data of systems in snapshots. The structure of the snapshot allows SCC to compare a snapshot with the previous one and detect changes in the configuration. Upon detecting changes, scc adds the differences to a logbook. The snapshot and the logbook are converted to HTML for local inspection.
  • systeminfo.sh
    systeminfo.sh is a system information gathering script for linux systems. It in non-intrusive and simply gathers information from linux commands that are already available.
  • The Fish
    The Fish is a GTK+ and ncurses based rc.conf editor.
  • Tunix
    Tunix is a toolkit to build your own small linux image, and boot from a floppy or flash card.
  • Turbulence
    Turbulence is a general BEEP server that provides many site administration features. Turbulence is built on top of the Vortex library and is extensible through modules and allows you to implement server side profiles that are used and combined later with other profiles through run time configuration. Turbulence is written to make it easy to develop and deploy BEEP profiles, allowing developers to provide a convenient configuration interface to site administrators and end users.
  • UMLMON
    UMLMON is a complete run time environment for User Mode Linux. There is a separate monitor daemon for every VM. It creates the run time environment and starts the VM by executing the UML kernel. The daemon also determines the arguments that are passed to the UML kernel, and includes special support to set up arguments for memory size, virtual disks, virtual network interfaces, and console channels in a convenient way. UMLMON also includes routines to do certain administration tasks like the creation of disks.
  • UnCT
    Universal Configuration Tool aims to be an extendable control panel for all Unix-like operating systems; it also aims to ease system administration by allowing company wide configuration changes and policies to be implemented in seconds.
  • UnixConf
    a System-Configuration-Tool for Debian (in future RedHat,SuSE,Open- & FreeBSD too) written in Shell-Script(sh/ash). It is a X/Dialog based Modular System-Tool created for Admins, to Configure your Base-System, Network, Servers,...
  • Untie
    Untie is a small tool used to create namespaces and lauch processes in them. It uses Linux's virtualization features. It allows the user to call clone with any flag as a parameter. Note that superuser privileges are needed to create namespaces.
  • USBManager
    USBManager is a simple and intuitive tool developed to help people who have a hard time managing their USB storage devices.
  • Usepackage Environment Manager
    Usepackage Environment Manager is a tool for managing the Unix environment for a multi-tool, multi-platform site. It is designed to simplify login scripts and allow administrators to control users' environments centrally.
  • userchroot
    userchroot is a small program which, in addition to doing a regular chroot, will also switch working directory once in chroot and drop privileges back to pre-suid values. It is intended to ease constructing chrooted user-driver services (running stfp-server in a restricted namespace for example). In order to conserve system resources, it is implemented in C. This makes it more suitable for higher load scenarios than scripts.
  • Userful MultiSeat
    (commercial) Userful MultiSeat is software which turns one Linux computer into 11 high performance independent computer stations using standard USB devices such as the HP t100, Wyse E01, MCT MWS 8820, and DisplayLink devices.
  • VARMon
    VARMon is a GNU licensed RAID manipulation / management tool for DAC960/DAC1164 controller family.
  • videogen
    a small and handy utility that generates XFree86 and/or fbset (Linux framebuffer device)
  • Virtfs
    based on the Virtual Services HOWTO and aids in creating and configuring virtual services/domains.With this package, you can host several domains on one single machine, configuring services (ie. FTP, SMTP/POP, etc..) for each individual domain
  • vlock
    vlock is a program to lock one or more sessions on the Linux console. This is especially useful for Linux machines which have multiple users with access to the console.
  • vsys
    vsys provides a safe mechanism for non-privileged users to execute privileged commands. This facility is especially important in virtualized environments, in which users are not only restricted but also isolated.
  • whichcap
    whichcap allows administrators to give user programs certain capabilites via sudo using a kernel patch 2.2.x.
  • xc
    xc is a simple and handy substitute to sudo.
  • xml2hostconf
    generates RPM packages, dhcpd.conf, grub files, kickstart files, and HTML documentation with XSLT. A system administrator of a RedHat/Fedora Linux network can specify the setup of all the computers in a single XML
  • xmodconfig
    xmodconfig is a graphical front end for xmodmap. It enables you to configure xmodmap files without using a text editor or any additional application such as xev.
  • Y2K Matrix
    a suite of utilities for testing a Linux/UNIX server for date and time issues after the year 1999
  • YASIS
    YASIS is a Perl script that displays a variety of system statistics concerning distribution, kernel, running processes, uptime, CPU(s), memory, video, disk usage, and network. It also has a GTK2 menu that allows you to select which statistics to view.



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