Minimal Desktop for Ubuntu is a shell script designed to be run following the installation of the Ubuntu command-line system available on the Alternate and Netboot install CDs. It builds a stripped-down graphical environment, allowing the user to select which windowing environment, Web browser, IM client, office suite, and media player they want before they are installed.
linux_ics is designed to make the process of sharing an Internet connection from a Linux computer easier for the average user. It handles configuring the interfaces, setting up NAT, and optionally running a DHCP server. In addition to Ethernet, linux_ics can also share an Internet connection over a WiFi interface in either ad-hoc or master mode.
OpenUDID provides a cross-platform method for generating globally unique per-device identifiers. UDIDs are used for analytical or CRM purposes, such as to track how much time users spend in free apps before upgrading to the paid version, or for tracking the source of a download when advertising on an ad network.