Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux. It can monitor temperatures of the different hardware sensors (motherboard and CPU using lm-sensors), hard disk drives (hddtemp/libatasmart), and ATI/Nvidia GPUs. The fan can also be monitored (lm-sensors). Psensor is designed to be simple and easy to use.
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.
iGolaware Linux is an Ubuntu 10.10 derivative intended for beginners.. It adds many codecs and plugins and extra applications in the base installation including XBMC 10.0 media center, ClamAv anti-virus, Firestarter firewall, kdenlive NLE, GIMP and Inkscape for image manipution, Nanny parental control, PlayOnLinux (for Windows compatibility), and more. It is an ideal distribution for anyone new to Linux or even to computing itself.
claws-mail-indicator is a simple plug-in which adds support to Claws Mail for the Ubuntu indicators. Notifications are displayed in the Messaging menu, with the option to display a notification bubble each time new messages arrive. It was developed and tested on Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) 64-bit.