command line Twitter clientbti sends a tweet message to twitter.com. . bti provides an easy way to send tweet messages directly from the command line or a script. It reads the message on standard input and uses the account and password settings either from the command line options or from a config file to deliver the message. . Besides sending messages bti also allows one to see one's friends', a group's or a specific user's timeline, the public timeline, replies to messages, and direct messages.
an on screen display tool which uses libaosdaosd_cat is an advanced on screen display tool based on libaosd. It can be used for OSD-style notifications in shell scripts.
Shallow-transfer machine translation engineAn open-source shallow-transfer machine translation engine, Apertium is initially aimed at related-language pairs. . It uses finite-state transducers for lexical processing, hidden Markov models for part-of-speech tagging, and finite-state based chunking for structural transfer. . The system is largely based upon systems already developed by the Transducens group at the Universitat d'Alacant, such as interNOSTRUM (Spanish-Catalan, http://www.internostrum.com/welcome.php) and Traductor Universia (Spanish-Portuguese, http://traductor.universia.net). . It will be possible to use Apertium to build machine translation systems for a variety of related-language pairs simply providing the linguistic data needed in the right format.
graphical runlevel editorBoot-Up Manager is a graphical tool to allow easy configuration of init services in user and system runlevels, as far as changing Start/Stop services priority.
commandline package managerThis package provides commandline tools for searching and managing as well as querying information about packages as a low-level access to all features of the libapt-pkg library. . These include: * apt-get for retrieval of packages and information about them from authenticated sources and for installation, upgrade and removal of packages together with their dependencies * apt-cache for querying available information about installed as well as installable packages * apt-cdrom to use removable media as a source for packages * apt-config as an interface to the configuration settings * apt-key as an interface to manage authentication keys
Creative ASCII Drawing Utility By IanCADUBI is an application written in Perl that allows you to draw text-based images that are viewable on typical unix-based consoles. Usually the applications that emulate these consoles support various text modes, such as background and foreground colors, bold, and inverse. . This text art, commonly called "ASCII art", is used in various places such as online BBSes, email and login prompts.