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Aardvark
Aardvark can be used to remove and modify elements of a web page interactively. This can be used just to read the page in a more comfortable setting or for printing just the selected elements. Also might come handy for web developers. There is also a bookmarklet version available from the homepage.

Calibre
Calibre is an e-book manager that can view, convert, edit and catalog e-books in all of the major e-book formats.

It's a complete e-library solution that includes library management, e-book format conversion, newsfeed to e-book conversion, integrated e-book viewer, and synchronization with e-reader devices.

Candela
Candela is a simple shell-building system that uses python and curses to help developers create customized command line interfaces. It has a simple interface, is well documented, and allows developers to take command-based tools to the next level of complexity and usability.

Features

   Commands are 100% python and can run aribtrary code
   Commands can run code in secondary threads for asynchronous operation
   Customizable tab completion hooks for command arguments
   Customizable key event callbacks for reacting to each keypress event
   Responsive layout for smaller terminals
   Numerous built-in command templates
   Simple command syntax and help system
   "stickers" allow persistent information display
   Automatically generated command validation
   Up/Down arrows cycle through history
   Copy/Paste, insert text mode
   Easy transitions between menus
   Supports both named and positional command arguments

Liferea
Liferea (Linux Feed Reader) is a news reader for the desktop. It supports Atom and RSS feeds, as well as RDF, Echo and PIE. It also supports CDF channels and OCS directories. It also offers browser integration with GNU IceCat (and other Mozilla-based browsers) and GNOME Web.

Miniflux
Miniflux is a web-based RSS reader.

Unlike other news reader, this project is minimalist, that means there is no fancy features. Moreover, the page layout is optimized for readability and Miniflux remove automatically Ads and pixel trackers. The installation procedure is super simple, just copy and paste the source code and your are done, there is no configuration or database setup.

PMB
Management system for libraries and and documentation centers.

Tesseract
OCR can be used to e.g. scan books and turn them into text, which is more flexible and smaller in terms of file size.




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