Flava is a personal video recording system which can be distributed over multiple nodes to perform the actions of recording, encoding, and storing television shows, as well as an adaptive management system, which can, among other things, track a series of programs and allow multiple users to make requests.
JCap is a Java application for adding captions and descriptions to your digital photograph collection and includes a search dialog for finding photos later. It is completely self-contained; it doesn't require a separate database application or Web server to run. Captions, descriptions, and keywords are stored in plain text files in the same folder as the images they describe and can be read by any application that can read text files. The primary goals are: to help you find photos later, to help share photos with others, and to be able to read photo captions and descriptions thirty years from now on whatever computer you happen to have at the time.
fftv is a TV viewer for use with TV cards and Video for Linux. It also features a radio user interface. It can support recording of various formats and codecs including MPEG, AVI, and Ogg. It supports remote control if LIRC is installed. It supports scheduled power-on/off recording/reminding if tcron is installed.