The app-misc category contains various miscellaneous application packages which don't belong anywhere else.

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abduco lightweight session manager with {de,at}tach support
abook Abook is a text-based addressbook program designed to use with mutt mail client
acdctl Apple Cinema Display Control
activylircd ACTIVYLIRCD lirc daemon for activy remote control
actkbd A keyboard shortcut daemon
aldo A morse tutor
anki A spaced-repetition memory training program (flash cards)
asciinema Command line recorder for service
astrolog A many featured astrology chart calculation program
astrolog-ephemeris ephemeris files for optional extended accuracy of astrolog's calculations
away Terminal locking program with few additional features
banner The well known banner program for Linux
bb Demonstration program for visual effects of aalib
beancounter Finance performance calculation engine with full data acquisition, SQL support
beanstalkd A simple, fast work queue
beep The advanced PC speaker beeper
bfm File manager and first person shooter written in Java3D, shoot to remove files
bfr General-purpose command-line pipe buffer
bgrep grep-like tool to search for binary strings
bijiben Note editor designed to remain simple to use
binclock Displays a binary clock in your terminal
binwalk A tool for identifying files embedded inside firmware images
birthday Displays a list of events happening in the near future
blink1 blink(1) USB RGB LED status light control suite
bottlerocket CLI interface to the X-10 Firecracker Kit
boxes Draw any kind of boxes around your text
brewtarget Application to create and manage beer recipes
btail Bayesian logfile filter
byobu A set of profiles for the GNU Screen console window manager (app-misc/screen)
c_rehash c_rehash script from OpenSSL
ca-certificates Common CA Certificates PEM files
cadubi CADUBI is an application that allows you to draw ASCII-Art images
calendar Standard unix calendar program for Linux, ported from OpenBSD
carbon-c-relay Enhanced C version of Carbon relay, aggregator and rewriter
cbrpager a simple comic book pager
cbview viewer/converter for CBR/CBZ comic book archives
cdargs Bookmarks and browser for the shell builtin cd command
cdcat simple yet effective CD indexing program
cdctl Utility to control your cd/dvd drive
cdircmp Compare directories and select files to copy
cdspeed Change the speed of your CD drive
chkcrontab A tool to detect crontab errors
ckb Corsair K65/K70/K95 Driver
ckermit combined serial and network communication software package
clockywock ncurses based analog clock
cmatrix An ncurses based app to show a scrolling screen from the Matrix
color Easily add ANSI colouring to shell scripts
colordiff Colorizes output of diff
conmux A console multiplexor
countrycodes An ISO 3166 country code finder
cpipe Counting pipe, measures data transfered over pipe
crunch A wordlist generator
cstream general-purpose stream-handling tool like UNIX dd
cw A non-intrusive real-time ANSI color wrapper for common unix-based commands
cwiid Library, input driver, and utilities for the Nintendo Wiimote
dailystrips dailystrips automatically downloads your favorite online comics from the web
datefudge A program (and preload library) to fake system date
dateutils command line date and time utilities
datovka GUI to access Czech eGov "Datove schranky"
ddate Perpetual date converter from gregorian to poee calendar
ddccontrol DDCControl allows control of monitor parameters via DDC
ddccontrol-db DDCControl monitor database
ddcutil Program for querying and changing monitor settings
delay Sleeplike program that counts down the number of seconds specified
detachtty Attach/detach from interactive processes across the network
detox Safely remove spaces and strange characters from filenames
devtodo A nice command line todo list for developers
digitemp Temperature logging and reporting using Maxim's iButtons and 1-Wire protocol
dnetc client
dtach Emulates the detach feature of screen
dvorak7min Simple ncurses-based typing tutor for learning the Dvorak keyboard layout
dvorakng Dvorak typing tutor
dvtm Dynamic virtual terminal manager
editor-wrapper Wrapper scripts that will execute EDITOR or PAGER
egads Entropy Gathering And Distribution System
eid-viewer-bin Graphical interface to the Belgian Electronic Identity Card
elasticsearch Open Source, Distributed, RESTful, Search Engine
email2trac Utilities to convert emails to trac tickets
emelfm2 A file manager that implements the popular two-pane design
empty Small shell utility, similar to expect(1)
enum Replacement for GNU seq and BSD jot
esekeyd Multimedia key daemon that uses the Linux event interface
evemu tools and bindings for kernel evdev device emulation, data capture, and replay
evtest test program for capturing input device events
fdupes Identify/delete duplicate files residing within specified directories
fdutils utilities for configuring and debugging the Linux floppy driver
figlet program for making large letters out of ordinary text
flasm Command line assembler/disassembler of Flash ActionScript bytecode
freemind Mind-mapping software written in Java
fslint A utility to find various forms of lint on a filesystem
fslurp Read and display data from Fronius IG and IG Plus inverters
fsniper Monitors a given set of directories for new files
fujiplay Utility for Fujifilm/Leica digital cameras (via serial port)
g15composer A library to render text and shapes into a buffer usable by the Logitech G15
g15daemon Takes control of the G15 keyboard, through the linux kernel uinput device driver
g15macro Macro recording plugin to G15daemon
g15message A simple message/alert client for G15daemon
g15mpd MPD (music player daemon) plugin to G15daemon
g15stats CPU, memory, swap, network stats for G15 Keyboard
gcal The GNU Calendar - a replacement for cal
gcalcli Google Calendar Command Line Interface
gcstar Manage your collections of movies, games, books, music and more
geekcode Geek code generator
geneweb Genealogy software program with a Web interface
gentoo Graphical file manager for Unix-like systems, using GTK+
geoclue A geoinformation D-Bus service
getopt getopt(1) replacement supporting GNU-style long options
glastree glastree is a poor mans snapshot utility using hardlinks written in perl
glcdprocdriver Glue library for the glcdlib LCDproc driver based on GraphLCD
glimpse A index/query system to search a large set of files quickly
gnomecatalog Cataloging software for CDs and DVDs
gnote Desktop note-taking application
gnuit GNU Interactive Tools - increase speed and efficiency of most daily tasks
gnutu GNU Student's Timetable for polish users
golly simulator for Conway's Game of Life and other cellular automata
goobook Google Contacts wrapper for mutt
gourmet Recipe Organizer and Shopping List Generator for Gnome
grabcartoons Comic-summarizing utility
gramps Genealogical Research and Analysis Management Programming System
graphlcd-base Graphical LCD Driver
grc Generic Colouriser beautifies your logfiles or output of commands
gtk-sunlight Real-time Sunlight Wallpaper
gtypist Universal typing tutor
hachoir-metadata Program to extract metadata using Hachoir library
hachoir-subfile Find subfile in any binary stream
hachoir-urwid Binary file explorer using Hachoir and urwid libraries
hatools High availability environment tools for shell scripting
hddled Show hard disk activity using the scroll lock LED
hello GNU "Hello, world" application
hexcompare ncurses-based visual comparison of binary files
hilite A utility which highlights stderr text in red
hivex Library for reading and writing Windows Registry 'hive' binary files
i2bits Utility to convert hex or dec to binary format
icdiff Colourized diff that supports side-by-side diffing
ifp-line iRiver iFP open-source driver
ignuit Memorization aid based on the Leitner flashcard system
iguanaIR library for Irman control of Unix software
inputlircd Inputlirc daemon to utilize /dev/input/event*
interceptty a program that can sit between a serial port and an application
irtrans-irclient IRTrans Server
irtrans-irserver IRTrans Server
jail Builds a chroot and configures all the required files, directories and libraries
jira-cli Simple command line utility to interact with your jira instance
jitac An image to ASCII converter written in Java
jot Print out increasing, decreasing, random, or redundant data
joy2key An application that translates joystick events to keyboard events
joymouse An application that translates joystick events to mouse events
jq A lightweight and flexible command-line JSON processor
kanatest Visual flashcard tool for memorizing the Japanese Hiragana and Katakana alphabet
khal A CalDAV based calendar
klavaro Another free touch typing tutor program
ktoblzcheck Library to check account numbers and bank codes of German banks
lcd4linux Shows system and ISDN information on an external display or in a X11 window
lcdproc Client/Server suite to drive all kinds of LCD (-like) devices
leave Command-line tool from FreeBSD that reminds you when its time to leave
ledit A line editor to be used with interactive commands
lfm Last File Manager is a powerful file manager for the console
linux-logo A utility that displays an ANSI/ASCII logo and some system information
linuxspa Linux Serial Protocol Analyser
lirc decode and send infra-red signals of many commonly used remote controls
livecd-tools Gentoo LiveCD tools for autoconfiguration of hardware
lockfile-progs Programs to safely lock/unlock files and mailboxes
logitech-applet Control utility for some special features of some special Logitech USB mice!
logserial A tool for logging raw data from a serial device
lsx list executables
ltunify Tool for working with Logitech Unifying receivers and devices
lxsplit Command-line file splitter/joiner for Linux
matew Make Album The Easy Way (Matew) is an HTML/CSS generator for static image albums
mc GNU Midnight Commander is a text based file manager
media-player-info A repository of data files describing media player capabilities
mediacrush-cli A bash script for working with MediaCrush from a shell
mencal Calendar to track menstruation cycles
mepl Self-employed-mode software for 3COM/USR message modems
metromap Metromap is simple pygtk+2 programm for finding paths in metro(subway) maps
mime-types Provides /etc/mime.types file
misterhouse Mister House, an open source home automation program with X10 support
mmv Move/copy/append/link multiple files according to a set of wildcard patterns
mosquitto An Open Source MQTT v3 Broker
mouseremote X10 MouseRemote
mswinurl_launcher Launcher and desktop association for MS Windows *.URL (text/x-uri) files
mtail Tail workalike, that performs output colourising
muttprint Script for pretty printing of your mails
mvcase A modified version of mv, used to convert filenames to lower/upper case
neofetch Simple information system script
no-more-secrets recreate decrypting text from 1992 movie 'Sneakers'
note A note taking perl program
nullmodem A Utility to loopback Pseudo-Terminals
nut Record what you eat and analyze your nutrient levels
ofl Open file lister (replaces fuser and lsof -m)
ondir Automatically execute scripts as you traverse directories
oneko A cat, dog and others which chase the mouse or windows around the screen
openastro A fully-featured Open Source Astrology Program
openastro-data OpenAstro data files, ephemeris, famous people database, geo database
pal Command-line calendar program
pax-utils ELF utils that can check files for security relevant properties
pdfpc Presenter console with multi-monitor support for PDF files
perltrash Command-line trash can emulation
pfm A terminal-based file manager written in Perl
physlock lightweight Linux console locking tool
pip Wrapper around programs that don't support stdin/stdout
pipeworks a small utility that measures throughput between stdin and stdout
plod A tool designed to help administrators keep track of their daily activities
ps3pf_utils Utilities to set the ps3 specific features
pwsafe A Password Safe compatible command-line password manager
pysmssend Python Application for sending sms over multiple ISPs
pystopwatch clock and two countdown functions that can minimize to the tray
qlcplus QLC+ - Q Light Controller Plus to control DMX interfaces
ranger A vim-inspired file manager for the console
razertool Unofficial tool for controlling the Razer Copperhead mouse
realpath Return the canonicalized absolute pathname
recoll A personal full text search package
regex-markup A tool to color syslog files as well
regionset Sets the region on DVD drives
relevation a command-line searcher for the Revelation password manager
remind Ridiculously functional reminder program
reptyr A utility to attach a running program to a new terminal
resolve-march-native Resolve GCC flag -march=native
rioutil Tool for transfering mp3s to and from a Rio 600, 800, Riot, and Nike PSA/Play
rl Randomize lines from text files or stdin
rlwrap GNU readline wrapper
rox-filer ROX-Filer a drag and drop spatial file manager
rundeck-bin Job Scheduler and Runbook Automation
rundeck-cli-bin Command line tool for rundeck
scope Serial Line Analyser
screen screen manager with VT100/ANSI terminal emulation
screenfetch Bash Screenshot Information Tool
screenie screen(1) frontend that is designed to be a session handler
scrub Overwrite files with iterative patterns.
sl sophisticated graphical program which corrects your miss typing
sleepyhead Software used to analyze data from CPAP machines
slmon Colored text-based system performance monitor
smtm Stock ticker, profit/loss calculator and chart tool
socnetv Qt Social Network Visualizer
solaar A Linux device manager for Logitech's Unifying Receiver peripherals
sonypid tool to use the Sony Vaios jog-dial as a mouse-wheel
spacenavd The spacenavd daemon provides free alternative to the 3dxserv daemon
specto watch configurable events and trigger notifications
sphinx Full-text search engine with support for MySQL and PostgreSQL
splitvt Splitting terminals into two shells
srm A command-line compatible rm which destroys file contents before unlinking
supercat A text file colorizer using powerful regular expressions
symlinks Scans for and fixes broken or messy symlinks
tails-installer A graphical tool to install or upgrade Tails on a USB stick from an ISO image
task Taskwarrior is a command-line todo list manager
taskd the server part of Taskwarrior, a command-line todo list manager
tasque Simple task management app (TODO list) for the Linux Desktop
tdfsb SDL based graphical file browser
tdl Command line To Do List manager
tek GUI tool for upgrading the firmware of a Truly Ergonomic Keyboard
terminal-colors A tool to display color charts for 8, 16, 88, and 256 color terminals
timestamp A text filtering pipe that marks each line with a timestamp
tkpasman A useful and reliable personal password manager, written in Tcl/Tk
tmate Instant terminal sharing
tmux Terminal multiplexer
tmux-mem-cpu-load CPU, RAM memory, and load monitor for use with tmux
todo A CLI-based TODO list manager
toilet The Other Implementations letters. Figlet replacement
towitoko Provides a driver for using Towitoko smartcard readers under UNIX environment
tpconfig Touchpad config for ALPS and Synaptics TPs. Controls tap/click behaviour
tpipe Command to duplicate standard input to more than one program
tprint Transparent Print Utility for terminals
tracker A tagging metadata database, search tool and indexer
trash-cli Python scripts to manipulate trash cans via the command line
ttyrec tty recorder
ttysnoop Tool to snoop on login tty's through another tty-device or pseudo-tty
unfoo A simple bash driven frontend to simplify decompression of files
uptimed System uptime record daemon that keeps track of your highest uptimes
utimer A command line timer and stopwatch
vcp Copy files/directories in a curses interface
vifm Console file manager with vi(m)-like keybindings
vit Perl/Curses front-end for Taskwarrior (app-misc/task)
vittk A front end for Taskwarrior (app-misc/task)
vlock A console screen locker
vzstats OpenVZ stats collection daemon
wcd Wherever Change Directory
webcomics-collector python script for downloading webcomics
when Minimalistic personal calendar program
wipe Secure file wiping utility based on Peter Gutman's patterns
worker Worker Filemanager: Amiga Directory Opus 4 clone
workrave Helpful utility to attack Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
wyrd Text-based front-end to Remind
xmind A brainstorming and mind mapping software tool
yagtd CLI todo list manager based on the 'Getting Things Done' philosophy
ytree A curses-based file manager
yworklog Stack based utility with CLI interface helping to monitor time spent on tasks
zisofs-tools User utilities for zisofs
zygrib GRIB File Viewer - Weather data visualization


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