ADM (Asterisk Desktop Manager) aims to integrate your desktop with the Asterisk PBX and hardware IP phone by providing some useful features such as automatic on-call volume reduction, one click dialing (from the clipboard), CRM integration via a browser popup, BlueTooth presence detection and automatic call redirection when you walk out of the office, and transfer of the current call from the desktop.
BeatPacker is a simple Python script that uses an M3U playlist to generate a temporary folder filled with files that can be easily transferred to a portable music player. It's designed to be used as a target for drag-and-drop, a nautilus-scripts right-click action, or similar purposes. A Windows installer is available.
gPodder is a Podcast receiver/catcher written in Python and pyGTK. It manages podcast feeds for you, and automatically downloads all podcasts from as many feeds as you like. If you are interested in Podcast feeds, simply put the feed URLs into gPodder and it will download all episodes for you automatically. If there is a new episode, it will get it for you. It supports download resume, if the server supports it.
SpeechLion is a speech recognition application for desktop command and control. It is based on the Sphinx-4 recognizer, and it allows the user to control the Linux desktop using simple spoken commands. Some example commands are "browse google", "mouse click", "next window", "show help", and "volume mute". SpeechLion recognizes high-level commands for Web browsing via Firefox, simple Emacs usage, window control, volume control, and more. It also has low-level commands for ad-hoc keyboard shortcuts and mouse actions.
X10MMS is a software suite that provides support for the X10 CM19A USB home automation transceiver under Linux. It allows users to control the device directly, sending and receiving basic on/off commands, and also includes a sample application that allows XMMS to be remotely controlled using the CM19A transceiver and an X10 palmpad remote. The current CM19A driver is implemented as a kernel module and requires an up-to-date 2.6.x kernel. The program is completely user configurable via a straightforward text file, so you can assign any supported function to any toggle key on the remote.
Music Box is a handy database for your music files. If you have a large collection of them, it will help you to organize and keep them in order. Tracks can be grouped by artist, album, genre, volume, or category. Tracks can be organized into as many categories and subcategories as you need. A search function allows you to find the CD or DVD on which you stored your tracks. Music Box reads and edits the metadata information of the tracks (ID3 tags, iTunes AAC tags, etc.). The MP3, AAC, MP4, Ogg Vorbis, Monkey's Audio, and FLAC formats are supported. Music Box's data can be exported to HTML, text, or XML.