GTK+ Recent Files Scrubber is a compact, lightweight Python script which uses GTK's RecentManager to watch for updates to all globally-available "Recently Used" lists (the ones which appear in Open dialogs and the like) and filter out anything in the folders you blacklist. Blacklist entries are hashed to make reading the blacklist not worth the effort.
gtk-screenshot is a program for taking screenshots. It captures the screen or a window and saves the image in the PNG format. It is similar to gnome-screenshot but it's not a GNOME application. All parameters may be specified on the command line, or the application can be graphicaly driven.