Ailurus is an application which tells its users about tricks for enhancing their use of Ubuntu Linux. It puts tricks in tool-tip text and a "Tip of the day" window. It also displays information about the system's BIOS, motherboard, CPU, and battery. It has an interface for changing some GNOME settings. It can install and remove some applications which are not provided in the official Ubuntu apt repository. It can detect the speed of apt mirrors and find the fastest one. It can enable and disable some third party repositories.
BleachBit deletes junk to recover disk space and maintain privacy. It rids your system of old junk including cache, Internet history, temporary files, unused locale files (better than localepurge), logs, and cookies. Designed for Linux systems, it wipes clean 50 applications including Adobe Reader, Bash, Firefox, Flash, OpenOffice.org, Opera, Real Player, Skype, and more. It shreds files so that they cannot be recovered, and it wipes free disk space to hide insecurely deleted files. It offers both a simple PyGTK GUI and a command line interface for automation.
Booktype makes it easier for people and organizations to collate, organize, edit, and publish books. Delivering frictionlessly to print, lulu.com, and almost any ereader, Booktype facilitates collaborative production processes, with no more lost manuscripts, overwritten Word files, awkward wikis, or cumbersome CMSes.
Chev is a sane by default vulnerability check script that checks NIST and US Cert RSS feeds for a short list of software that you configure. It has two levels of priority, warn and critical, which allows for easy use with Nagios as a stand-alone script or in a cron job. Just add strings for your major pieces of software and chev will tell you when a vulnerability has been released.
Cura is a mobile phone application bundle of remote server administration tools. It provides a personalized terminal emulator, a syslog module that allows for reading logs directly from a server, a SysMonitor module that visually graphs CPU and RAM usage percentages, access to Nmap, and Server Stats will offer general server information like its Vitals, Hardware information, Memory information, processes, and so on. A security feature allows you to have Cura's database wiped when you send the compromised phone a secret pattern of your choosing. (e.g. send an SMS message containing "phone has been stolen!" to your Android phone to wipe Cura's database and receive the location of the compromised phone as an SMS to your emergency phone number or as an e-mail to your emergency email address).