autojump is a command line tool for moving around between different parts of the filesystem more easily than cd. Fedora 16 now includes version 15 of autojump. The project's wiki may be found at https://github.com/joelthelion/autojump/wiki.
autokey is a desktop automation utility for Linux, that allows the automation of virtually any task by responding to typed abbreviations and hot keys. It offers a full-featured GUI that makes it highly accessible for novices, as well as a scripting interface offering the full flexibility and power of the Python language.
One use case is for auto "text expansion" or assigning "hot strings", that help reduce typing the same phrase again and again.
The tool has been also featured on lifehacker (a productivity blog):
The projects homepage is at : http://code.google.com/p/autokey/
calcurse is a text based calendaring and scheduling application. Version 2.9.0 includes new features:
- Usage of short form dates such as "29/5/10" instead of "29/05/2010", "23" for the 23rd of the currently selected month and year or "3/1" for Mar 01 (or Jan 03, depending on the date format) of the currently selected year.
- "backword-kill-word" line editing function.
- Automatically drop empty notes after editing.
- Documentation and man pages now are in AsciiDoc format which is easier to maintain and can be translated to several formats such as HTML, PDF, PostScript, EPUB, DocBook and much more.
- Manual and man pages contain updated links to our new website and mailing lists, as well as instructions on how to use Transifex.
For more details, refer to http://calcurse.org/.
cuneiform is an open source OCR system and is new to Fedora 16. Complete details may be found at https://launchpad.net/cuneiform-linux.
Also new to Fedora 16 is ease. ease is a simple, GNOME-based presentation system For more information refer to http://www.ease-project.org/.
oo2gd is an add on to LibreOffice that allows export of office documents to Google Docs. The project's website maybe found at http://code.google.com/p/ooo2gd/.
pal is a command line calendar program, similar to gcal but with a number of additional features. Additional details are at http://palcal.sourceforge.net/.
Another new to Fedora 16 package is routino. routino provides routing on OpenStreetMap data. Additional information, including an online demonstration, may be found at http://www.routino.org/.
'writetype is a program that helps younger students experience success in writing. It is designed especially for schools to transform technology from a barrier into an opportunity for success. http://writetype.bernsteinforpresident.com/.