Thunderbird is a total redesign of the Mozilla mail component to produce a cross-platform, stand-alone mail application using the XUL user interface language. It has many new features, among them the ability to customize your toolbars the way you want them. a new look and feel with a large number of downloadable themes which alter the appearance of the client, and the ability to add UI extensions.
AbiWord is a free word processing program similar to Microsoft Word. It is suitable for a wide variety of word processing tasks. It allows you to collaborate with multiple people on one document at the same time. It is tightly integrated with the AbiCollab.net Web service, which lets you store documents online, allows easy document sharing with your friends, and performs format conversions on the fly.
gjots lets you organize text notes in a convenient, hierarchical way. It can be used for notes, jottings, bits and pieces, recipes, and even PINs and passwords, using encryption. It can also be used to "mind-map" larger compositions like manuals, Web pages, articles, etc. It is a bit like the KDE program "kjots", but uses the GTK library and supports a hierarchy of folders. Files can be output to HTML with an automatic table of contents or to docbook XML. Encryption is supported with ccrypt(1), gpg(1), and openssl(1), so that musings can be kept private.
Quassel IRC is a modern, cross-platform, distributed IRC client, meaning that one or more clients can attach to and detach from a central core, much like the popular combination of screen and a text-based IRC client, but graphical. In addition to this unique feature, it aims to be a comfortable chatting program.
FileZilla is a multi-platform FTP program. The suite includes an easy-to-use client, which is similar to other popular FTP programs like WS-FTP or Cute-FTP, and a Windows-only server. The client supports various flavors of FTP and SCP, including FTP over SSL/TLS (FTPS) and SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). The client also features IPv6 support, support for resuming and transferring files larger than 4GB, a tabbed user interface, a powerful site manager and transfer queue, bookmarks, drag and drop support, configurable transfer speed limits, filename filters, directory comparison, a network configuration wizard, remote file editing, keep-alive, HTTP/1.1, SOCKS5, and FTP-Proxy support, logging to a file, synchronized directory browsing, and remote file search.
Refinery is a Ruby on Rails content management system for small business sites where the client needs to be able to update their Web site themselves without being bombarded with anything too complicated. It is truly aimed at the end user, making it easy for them to pick up and make changes themselves.
HTTrack is an easy-to-use offline browser utility. It allows you to download a Web site from the Internet to a local directory, building recursively all directories, getting HTML, images, and other files from the server to your computer. HTTrack arranges the original site's relative link-structure. Simply open a page of the mirrored Web site in your browser, and you can browse the site from link to link, as if you were viewing it online. HTTrack can also update an existing mirrored site, and resume interrupted downloads. WebHTTrack is a Web-based GUI for HTTrack.