ascii lists ASCII idiomatic names and octal/decimal code-point forms. It frovides easy conversion between various byte representations and the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) character table. It knows about a wide variety of hex, binary, octal, Teletype mnemonic, ISO/ECMA code point, slang names, XML entity names, and other representations. Given any one on the commandline, it will try to display all others. Called with no arguments, it displays a small, handy ASCII chart.
BottleRocket is a utility to allow the use of the X10 FireCracker wireless appliance control kit under Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and more; porting to other systems usually just requires changing the serial port device. It covers all of the major non-GUI functions of the X10 software for windows, plus many other features.
Boxes is a text filter that can draw any kind of box around its input text. Box design choices range from simple boxes to complex ASCII art. A box can also be removed and repaired, even if it has been badly damaged by editing of the text inside. Since the generated boxes may be open on any side, the program can also be used to create regional comments in any programming language. New box designs of all sorts can easily be added and shared by appending to a free format configuration file. In addition to being a command line tool, Boxes integrates well with any text editor that supports filters.
The BRU Backup and Restore Utility features data-verified backups, scalability, configurability, and ease of use for Linux and Unix. Versions are available for Linux, FreeBSD, and most UNIX variants. It works via an X11 interface, command line interactive, or through a scripted, scheduled (CRON) mechanism.
BW whois is a modern whois client that works as a full-featured Web application or as a commandline tool. It is flexible and configurable with self-detecting CGI support, multiple security options in the CGI mode, a mature TLD table, database caching (using MySQL or PostgreSQL), and many more options and features.
C-Kermit is a combined serial and network communication software package offering a consistent, medium-independent, cross-platform approach to connection establishment, terminal sessions, file transfer, character-set translation, numeric and alphanumeric paging, and automation of communication tasks. Recent versions include FTP and HTTP clients as well as an SSH interface, all of which can be scripted and aware of character-sets. It supports built-in security methods, including Kerberos IV, Kerberos V, SSL/TLS, and SRP, FTP protocol features such as MLSD, and source-code parity with Kermit 95 2.1 for Windows and OS/2.
Calendars for the Web provides a server based calendar and scheduling application. It allows unlimited users to share unlimted events per calendar. Calendars for the Web comes with a full-featured browser based interface, is completely customizable (sixteen different calendar view types), fully documented, and supports online administration.