An update today brought lots of changes to the Ubuntu Software Center. The most notable are an animated "Featured applications" section as well as a Launchpad login (now called Ubuntu login).
Prpltwtr is a Pidgin (or Empathy) plugin which makes Twitter feel a lot like an IM: you can see yo
I was reading an article on tux-planet.fr about xdotool when I realized I can use this to create a script to focus (activate) the Pidgin conversation window using a shortcut key - something I have been searching for a long time.
I've recently came across a very interesting Banshee extension which I'm sure many of you will find to be useful.
The extension is called Banshee Telepathy Extension and you can use it to share or stream music through Empathy instant messaging client with your contacts (Jabber (including GTalk) only) through a p2p protocol.