GNOME Shell 3.6 got a neat feature which allows notifications to be displayed in the lock screen.
Xnoise 0.2.13 has been released today, introducing a new Album Art view, similar to the one available in Banshee or in Rhythmbox through the CoverArt Browser plugin, along with a new application icon created by Reda Lazri.
GPaste, a native GNOME Shell clipboard manager, is now available for Ubuntu 12.10 / GNOME Shell 3.6 through the WebUpd8 GNOME 3 PPA.
GPaste features uris support (remembers copied files, not just text), a command line tool, option to backup / restore clipboard history, image support and other useful options.
Unsettings, a tool that lets you tweak Unity, has reached version 0.08, getting support for Unity 6 and thus Ubuntu 12.10. Unsettings can be used to tweak most Unity settings, like disabling the global menu or overlay scrollbars, change the GTK or icon theme and many others.
The Faience pack has been updated today with new and improved icons for the icon theme, GNOME Shell 3.6 support for the GS theme and there's also a beautiful new GTK3 theme.
Valve has posted a Linux Beta survey which they will use to select the 1000 users who will test Steam for Linux.
If you're experiencing screen tearing in Xfce 4.10, you'll be glad to know there's a patch that fixes this, which you can install right away.
Clementine, a cross-platform music player inspired by Amarok 1.4, has reached version 1.1, getting podcast support with gpodder.net integration, modbar support along with other new features.
Insync, an unofficial Google Drive client for Linux, is now available in a repository for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian users and it's recommended you add since you'll get automatic updates.
Lubuntu, an official Ubuntu flavour starting with version 11.10 which uses LXDE, a lightweight desktop environment by default, has reached version 12.10.
Photo is a fast, fancy and highly configurable image viewer written in Qt.
Cairo Dock is a tool that can be used as a complete panel/launcher replacement thanks to its huge list of features: besides the fancy launcher / application switcher, it comes with applets like menu, Messaging Menu, systray, trash, weather and many others.
The Ubuntu Tweak developer has announced today that Ubuntu Tweak will no longer be developed.