Free software

All the following softwares are covered by the GNU General Public License . Go here to download.


lt is a package management tool, which can be used to install, query, check, update and remove software packages. Each package is located inits own directory, then symbolic links are used to make package files accessible in traditional common location (/usr/local). No database is used, and lt is simple and stateless.

Alt is coded a simple shell script. Download last version: 0.4 (01-jul-2002).
[Manual page] [Source ]


Txt2man converts flat ASCII text to man page format. It is a shell script using gnu awk, that should run on any Unix like system. Last version: 1.5.6 (16-mar-2011), Changelog.

As an example, look at user manual input text (embedded in the script), and result (man, html , postscript).

A command to extract comments from source code src2man, and a command to build an indexed volume from a set of man pages bookman are also provided since release 1.5.

See also these projects to automate source documentation: c2man , doxygen, doc++, cxref, pod, robodoc. Lot of others are also mentioned in literate programming FAQ.


Cgprof generates colored graphs for profiled executables using gcc and gprof. Last version: 1.2 (16-dec-2004).
[ChangeLog] [Manual page] [Screenshot] [Source]


Xlab is a X11 window system script recording and playback program. Xlab sits between X clients and X server, monitors the events flowing from the server to the clients, and records events in a script file. Xlab can automate the playing of fixed sequences of operations into an application program based on X.
[Manual page]


Program to print "hello World", for test purposes. hello-0.1.tar.gz

Contact: Marc Vertes
Last updated: 16-mar-2011