Steadyflow 0 votes

Steadyflow is a GTK+ based download manager that aims for minimalism, ease of use, and a clean, malleable codebase. It should be easy to control, whether from the GUI, command line, or D-Bus.

gDesklets 0 votes

Desktop Eye Candy

gDesklets is a system for bringing mini programs (desklets), such as weather forecasts, news tickers, system information displays, or music player controls, onto your desktop, where they are sitting there in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness. The possibilities are really endless and they are always there to serve you whenever you need them, just one key-press away. The system is not restricted to one desktop environment, but currently works on most of the modern Unix desktops (including GNOME, KDE, Xfce).

Docky 1 vote

Docky is a full fledged dock application that makes opening common applications and managing windows easier and quicker. Docky is fully integrated into the GNOME Desktop and features a no non-sense approach to configuration and usage. It just works.

It is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the edges of your screen.

It provides easy access to some of the files, folders and applications on your computer, displays which applications are currently running, holds windows in their minimized state and more.

Epiphany 0 votes

An epiphany in browsing

Epiphany is the web browser for the GNOME desktop. Its goal is to be simple and easy to use. Epiphany ties together many GNOME components in order to let you focus on the Web content, instead of the browser application. As part of the GNOME project, Epiphany is Free Software.

Epiphany displays webpages with the same speed and accuracy as other popular browsers, such as Safari or Firefox. In addition, it provides an elegant, responsive and uncomplicated user interface that fits in perfectly with GNOME, and it has been translated to over sixty languages!

Shotwell 0 votes

Open source photo manager for GNOME

Shotwell is a digital photo organizer that runs on Linux. It is the default photo manager in Ubuntu 11.04 and Fedora 15.

Shotwell 0.11 is here! Major new features include:

  1. Tags can now be organized into hierarchical trees
  2. Paired RAW + JPEG images are treated as a single photo when imported from a camera
  3. Select different developers for RAW photos: use the development produced by Shotwell or by your camera
  4. Shotwell now uses GSettings instead of GConf to store its configuration information
  5. “Hide Photos Already Imported” setting persists between imports
  6. Several all-new saved search options
  7. JPEG mimics of RAW images are no longer stored in your home directory, and are now created on demand
  8. Shotwell now supports Windows Bitmap (.bmp) images

Eye of GNOME 0 votes

The GNOME image viewer

The Eye of GNOME image viewer is the official image viewer for the GNOME Desktop environment. With it, you can view single image files, as well as large image collections.

The Eye of GNOME supports a variety of image file formats. The GdkPixbuf library determines which file formats Eye of GNOME can load and save. If the appropriate plugins are installed on your system, Image Viewer will be able to open more image formats than those listed below. The following list is the default supported file formats for reading:

-ANI - Animation
-BMP - Windows Bitmap
-GIF - Graphics Interchange Format
-ICO - Windows Icon
-JPEG - Joint Photographic Experts Group
-PCX - PC Paintbrush
-PNG - Portable Network Graphics
-PNM - Portable Anymap from the PPM Toolkit
-RAS - Sun Raster
-SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics
-TGA - Targa
-TIFF - Tagged Image File Format
-WBMP - Wireless Bitmap
-XBM - X Bitmap
-XPM - X Pixmap

The Image Viewer supports the following formats for saving by default:

-BMP - Windows Bitmap
-ICO - Windows Icon
-JPEG - Joint Photographic Experts Group
-PNG - Portable Network Graphics

Totem 0 votes

Totem is the official movie player of the GNOME desktop environment based on GStreamer. It features a playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume controls, as well as keyboard navigation.
It comes with added functionality such as:

  1. Video thumbnailer for the file manager
  2. Nautilus properties tab
  3. Mozilla (Firefox) plugin to view movies inside your browser
  4. Command-line video properties helper (for indexers)

Brasero 1 vote

Brasero is a application to burn CD/DVD for the Gnome Desktop. It is designed to be as simple as possible and has some unique features to enable users to create their discs easily and quickly.


-Supports multiple backends: cdrtools, growisofs and libburn(optional).

Data CD/DVD:
-supports edition of discs contents (remove/move/rename files inside directories)
-can burn data CD/DVD on the fly
-automatic filtering for unwanted files (hidden files, broken/recursive symlinks, files not conforming to joliet standard, ...)
-supports multisession
-supports joliet extension
-can write the image to the hard drive
-can check disc file integrity

Audio CD:
-write CD-TEXT information (automatically found thanks to gstreamer)
-supports the edition of CD-TEXT information
-can burn audio CD on the fly
-can use all audio files handled by Gstreamer local installation (ogg, flac, mp3, ...)
-can search for audio files inside dropped folders
-full edition of silences between tracks

CD/DVD copy:
-can copy a CD/DVD to the hard drive
-can copy CD and DVD on the fly
-supports single-session data DVD
-supports any kind of CD

-erase CD/DVD
-can save/load projects
-can burn CD/DVD images and cue files
-song, image and video previewer
-device detection thanks to HAL
-file change notification (requires kernel > 2.6.13)
-a customisable GUI (when used with GDL)
-supports Drag and Drop / Cut'n'Paste from nautilus (and others apps)
-can use files on a network as long as the protocol is handled by gnome-vfs
-can search for files thanks to beagle (search is based on keywords or on file type)
-can display a playlist and its contents (note that playlists are automatically searched through beagle)
-all disc IO is done asynchronously to prevent the application from blocking

Simple Scan 0 votes

Simple Scan is a simplified GUI using SANE that is intended to be easier to use and better integrate into the GNOME desktop than XSANE. It was initially written and is maintained by Robert Ancell of Canonical Ltd. for Linux. Simple Scan was first fielded as part of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and is also used in Lubuntu.

Cheese 1 vote

Cheese uses your webcam to take photos and videos, applies fancy special effects and lets you share the fun with others. It was written as part of Google's 2007 Summer of Code lead by Daniel G. Siegel and mentored by Raphaël Slinckx. Under the hood, Cheese uses GStreamer to apply fancy effects to photos and videos. With Cheese it is easy to take photos of you, your friends, pets or whatever you want and share them with others.

Anjuta 1 vote

Anjuta DevStudio is a versatile software development studio featuring a number of advanced programming facilities including project management, application wizard, interactive debugger, source editor, version control, GUI designer, profiler and many more tools. It focuses on providing simple and usable user interface, yet powerful for efficient development.

Rhythmbox 0 votes

The music management application for GNOME

Rhythmbox is an integrated music management application, originally inspired by Apple's iTunes. It is free software, designed to work well under the GNOME Desktop, and based on the powerful GStreamer media framework.

Among the many features of Rhythmbox, you will find:

  1. Easy to use music browser
  2. Searching and sorting
  3. Comprehensive audio format support through GStreamer
  4. Internet Radio support including streams
  5. Playlists
  6. Display audio visualizations
  7. Transfer music to and from iPod, MTP, and USB Mass Storage music players
  8. Display album art and song lyrics downloaded from the internet
  9. Play, rip, and burn audio CDs
  10. Automatically download audio podcasts
  11. Browse, preview, and download albums from Magnatune and Jamendo