Plowshare is a command-line downloader and uploader for some of the most popular file-sharing websites. It works on UNIX-like systems and presently supports: Megaupload, Rapidshare, 2Shared, 4Shared, ZShare, Badongo, DepositFiles and Mediafire.
Tint2 is a lightweight panel/taskbar intentionally made for Openbox3, but should also work with other window managers such as Gnome.
Urban Terror™ is a free-to-play multiplayer first person shooter game for for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It's a mod for Quake 3 Arena but it doesn't require it anymore, as it can run on ioquake3. Unfortunately Urban Terror is closed source, even though ioquake3 is under a GPL license, but that doesn't mean you can't play it.
Open a terminal and:
When the first Lubuntu ISO came out (LXDE based Ubuntu), it was said that it's purpose is to be faster than Xubuntu:
Ubuntu Karmic Alpha 6 was released with a small delay and the most important new feature is the new Ubuntu Software Store (which a lot of people are saying should be renamed, actually).
There have been proposed quite a few themes for Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 and if you want to install them all in Ubuntu Jaunty for instance, you can just do:
Xara Xtreme for Linux (formerly known as Xaralx) is an open source image editor based on the Windows Xara LX (which is also an image editor, obviously).
Regnum Online is a free fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) game (although premium content is available for enhanced game play) which runs on both Windows and Linux and I must say it looks really good.
Image2mpeg is a tool to convert digital photos (or any other images) into MPEG video streams, with transitions between the images. The photo stream may be accompanied with music (or any other audio stream).
Not so long ago we discovered a simplified version of Nautilus which seems to miss Ubuntu Karmic after all so the only way to get it is through it's PPA.
Tixati is a free, simple, and easy to use P2P client that is compatible with the BitTorrent protocol and also supports magnet links. I probably wouldn't have read about it if it didn't work on Linux, but that made me take a closer look and so I got to enjoy Tixati.
Paintball2 is a fast-paced first-person game with capture the flag, elimination, siege, and deathmatch (free-for-all) styles of gameplay.
Paintball 2 was originally a Quake2 mod. Now that Quake2 has been released under the GPL, Paintball2 has become a complete standalone game with an enhanced, open-sourced engine.
Using the same ALSA upgrade script as for 1.0.20, but with some minor tweaks, you can upgrade to ALSA 1.0.21 by running a simple sh file.
Eudora is a mail and news application from Qualcomm based on the open source
This quick tip is for Gnome users. I always wanted new windows to start centered on the desktop but never searched for something to modify this behavior. But yesterday I stumbled onto something which fixes this by changing 2 parameters in Gnome's almighty gconf editor: