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9mount
Tools for mounting 9p filesystems on the Linux kernel

AFD
Automatically distribute files

APing
advanced ping program written in python that can make four type of ICMP probes

Acct Heckert gnu.small.png
GNU system accounting utilities

AcpiTool
A versatile command line ACPI client for Linux.

Adjtimex
Displays or sets the kernel time variable

Adtool
Utility for Active Directory administration

Afick
File integrity checker

Afick-Webmin
Facilitates afick remote administration

Airhook
a data delivery protocol, like TCP.

Alarm Pinger
Monitors IP devices by ICMP echo requests

Alexis FTP (aftp)
an FTP library and a background FTP tool.

Alien
Converts between different free software packaging formats

Alist
Collects and stores information about systems

Am-utils
Berkeley automounter suite of utilities

Amanda
Backs up multiple hosts to a single drive

Analog
Web logfile analysis program

Andatool
Displays the frequency of regex and logfile matches

AntiDialer
A Sify GUI Broadband Dialer for Unix.

Antidote
IEEE 11073-20601 stack

Apt-torrent
'apt' backend to fetch packages via the bittorrent protocol

Apvsys
System for managing different versions of various applications

Archive
Drag-and-drop multi-format archiver

Archmbox
Email archiver

ArkOS
Self-hosted server operating system

Arpalert
Uses ARP address monitoring to help prevent unauthorized connections

Arping
ARP level ping utility

Ascpu
CPU load monitor

Asmem
Memory utilization monitor

Atchange
Automates file changes

Atkins
Examine variables, tables, and linked lists in the kernel

Atool
Script for managing file archives

Atop
System- and process-level monitor

Atsar
Detects performance bottlenecks

Audit
Check files in home directory for strange permission, ownership, etc.

Authfail
Tracks IP addresses that cause authentication failures

Auto nice daemon
Automatically renices jobs

Auto-autofs
Generates an automounter map

AutoCodeGenerator
Generates programs that maintain database records

AutoScan
Network management tool

AutoUpdate
Automatically downloads and upgrades RPMs from different FTP sites

Autodist
Distribution creation system

Autopoweroff
Shuts down a computer when certain conditions are met

Autossh
Monitors and automatically reestablishes SSH connections

Autothrottle
Adjusts CPU according to the system load

BBclone
PHP Web counter

Backroute
Router monitor

Backup Manager
A Program to automate system backups

Backup Shell
Shell for ssh

Backup2l
Manages backups

Backuper
Makes backups on CDs or DVDs

Backupninja
provides a centralized way to configure and schedule many different backup utilities.

Backuppc
Backs up files to a server

Bacula
Backup management programs

Bandwidthd
Tracks and graphically displays TCP/IP network usage

Bar
User backup utility

Barcat
Displays an ASCII progress bar

Bash Heckert gnu.small.png
Shell of the GNU operating system

BatRen
An automatic file rename tool.

Batchput
Matches and transfers files from a local directory to an FTP server

Battstat
Applet that monitors the battery charge on a laptop

Bcfg2
Maintains and documents the configuration of GNU/Linux and Unix systems

Beep
Makes the console beep

Benchmark-Timer
Times and becnhmarks portions of code

Bfr
Pipe buffer

Binkd
FidoTech TCP/IP mailer

Bleachbit
delete unnecessary files from the system

Bloat
Analyses and extracts an archive's filename

BlockIt
Monitors the Snort alert file

Boot-Up Manager
This application helps the user to handle init scripts. This means to start or stop them using a nice graphical interface.

Bootstrapper
Creates a customized bootstrapping script

Bras
Command execution tool

Bubblegum
Watches files for changes via stat()

Bubbling Load Monitor Applet
Graphic display of CPU and memory load

BulkWatch
Takes action when an IP has exceeded its maximum settings

Busynode
Host reservation system designed for clusters

Bwstats
bandwidth utilization diagram generator

ByteHoard
A file transfer, storage, and mangement system.

CI Joe
CI Joe is a fun Continuous Integration server.

CaSchd
a Ruby network manager.

CacheIt
PHP class to facilitate caching

CacoCloud
A SIMPLE, FAST AND SECURE SELF HOSTED FEED AND MAIL READER, PASSWORD AND BOOKMARK MANAGER.

Cacti
Frontend for RRDTool

Calamaris
Generates statistics from log files from proxy cache servers

Caspar
Makefile snippets for common tasks

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CCD sheet to CUE sheet converter

Ccollect
An incremental full backup solution.

Cedar Backup
Backs up files on local and remote hosts to CD-R or CD-RW media

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Maintains configuration of a heterogenous UNIX network

Change Suffix
Changes the suffix of file and/or directory names

Changedfiles
Framework for filesystem replication, security monitoring, and/or automatic file transformations

Changetrack
Monitors changes to system files

CheckInstall
Tracks installed files and creates distro-specific packages from them

CheckWebsite
Performance monitoring and uptime notification tool

Checksuite
Programs to help with daily sysadmin tasks

Chestnut FTP Search
application to search for files on FTP servers.

Chpox
Tool for transparent checkpointing and restarting of processes

Cjdns
encrypted IPv6 network using public key cryptography for address allocation and a distributed hash table for routing

Claws Mail
User-friendly lightweight email client, based on GTK+

Cleanlinks
Removes dangling symbolic links and empty directories

Clunix tools
GNU/Linux cluster management tools

ClusterIt
Software to facilitate cluster maintenance

ClusterSSH
Automatically sends text to multiple windows

Cmdftp
Command line FTP client which uses only passive mode

Coas
GNU/Linux administration system

Collectd
Collects system information and writes the results in an RRD-file

Comfigure
Wrapper to run configuration scripts

Command Line Progress Bar
Displays information about a data transfer stream

Conc
Serial console concentrator package

Config General
Accesses the parsed contents of config files from a hash structure

Confstore
Configuration backup utility

ConnMon
A connection and bandwidth monitoring program

Conserver
Provides remote access to serial port consoles

Convmv
Converts filenames, directories, and filesystems to a different encoding

Core-restart
Checkpointing and restarting system

CouchDB-FUSE
a Python FUSE module for CouchDB.

Cpio Heckert gnu.small.png
Archiver that handles various types of cpio and tar archives

Cpuid
CPU identification utility

Createusers
Adds or removes users in bulk

Cricket
Monitors trends in time-series data

Cronolog
Web log rotation program

Cryptsetup
disk encryption support - startup scripts

Current
Server implementation of RedHat's up2date tools

Cvsstat
Shows CVS activity

D
Alternative to 'ls' and its long format output

DACT
Compresses files dynamically

DIAP
Distributed Internet Archiving Protocol

DIBS
Backup system

DKopp
a program used to copy or back-up disk files to DVD.

DULog
New log notifier and parser

Daemon
Turns other processes into daemons

Dar
Makes a backup of a directory tree and files

Darkstat
Network statistics gatherer

DataStatix
A free software to manage data and statistics with MySql

Dazuko
Lets 3rd-party applications execute file access control

Dbench
Filesystem benchmark

Dbtoy
A FUSE-based GNU/Linux filesystem for mapping a relational database with XML files.

Ddclient
Updates dynamic DNS entries

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Data recovery tool

DebSync
Synchronizes the packages installed on Debian machines

Debfoster
Cleans up Debian packages

Delta Reporting
Delta Reporting is a central logging service for CFEngine.

Depot
Software management tool

Detect
Hardware detection library

Detox
Clean up filenames, especially those from non-GNU/Linux OSes

Devfsd
Manages entries in the Device Filesystem

Devlabel
Creates symbolic links to disk or partition names

Di
Disk information utility

DirList
User directory system that runs as a CGI

DirSync
A directory synchronizer.

Diradm
Manages POSIX users and groups

Directory Administrator
Manages UNIX users and groups in an LDAP directory

Dish
Executes commands simultaneously on several hosts

Diskfree
Tracks and reports changes in file size

Disktype
Detects the content format of a disk or disk image

Displayusers
Generates user lists

Distribulator
Command execution and file transfer utility

Dkop 2
Copy (back-up) disk files to DVD. Full or incremental backup and media verification. Full or selective file restore. Gnome GUI interface.

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Service manager that's a replacement for SysV-init

Dnotify 2
Executes a command when the contents of a directory change

Dnsmasq
Small DNS forwarder

Dobackup.pl
Automates unattended incremental backups of multiple servers

Drraw
Interactive graph builder

Dtrx
Intelligently extract many archive types

Dump Restore
The 'dump' and 'restore' functions

DupeFinder
Finds, moves, renames, and deletes duplicate files

Duplicity
Incremental backup tool

Dupmerge
Reclaims disk space from redundant files

Dupseek
Finds and removes duplicate files

Dvdisaster
Helps recover unreadable sections on damaged disks

E
"is a command line utility that extracts lots of different archives.

E2fsprogs
ext2 filesystem utilities

ECNCheck
Tests for ECN support and RFC-violating refusal

EMirror
Ftp mirror script

EPM
Generates software and patch distributions

Easy Backup
is a simple backup application written in Python that can backup selected files and save them into tar files.

Ec
Graphical mail program for X

Echoping
Testing tool for TCP servers

Ejabberd
Distributed fault-tolerant XMPP Jabber server

Ekiga
VoIP and video conferencing for GNOME

Elf
ELF object file header analyzer

Empathy
a messaging program which supports text, voice, and video chat and file transfers over many different protocols.

Epkg
Package manager for the Encap package management system

Epylog
New log notifier and parser

Etherape
Network monitor

Etherboot
Makes boot ROMS

Ethtool
Ethernet diagnostic and tuning tool

Exim
Message transfer agent for Unix systems

Eximstate
Monitors Exim installations

Expect
Automates interactive applications

Ext2hide
A way to store files in the ext2 superblock free space.

Extended Operating System Loader
Graphical boot loader

FAI
an automated installation tool to install or deploy Debian GNU/Linux and other distributions on a bunch of different hosts or a cluster.

FAM
Notifies users when specific files or directories are changed

FAUS
Perl CGI script that user administer through a Web interface

FOSSology
Scan files for licenses and copyrights

Fail2Ban
Fail2Ban monitors log files like /var/log/pwdfail or /var/log/apache/error_log and bans failure-prone addresses. It updates firewall rules to reject the IP address or executes user defined commands.

Fallback-reboot
Tool for remotely rebooting a computer

Farstream
Audio/Video communications framework: Python bindings

Fcron
Schedules periodic commands

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