GKrellF@H is a GKrellM 1.2.x plugin to monitor the Folding@Home client. It can be configured to display the name of the molecule being folded, the download time of the work unit, and the progress through the work unit. It supports starting and stopping the Folding@Home client and will optionally run a command when a work unit completes.
iloog is a Gentoo-based live CD targeted mainly at students and scientists. It features UnionFS filesystem support that enables you to write everywhere on the LiveCD and install extra packages, a graphical X environment through the Fluxbox window manager, many programming editors and IDEs, and a plethora of scientific applications, including Octave, Namd, Merlin, and full (La)TeX support.