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Excellent Free Distraction-Free Tools for Writers
Fans of the typewriter remain a vehement group. They view the typewriter as something really special, a tool which makes the connection between languages. One of the attractions of a typewriter is that it offers a distraction-free alternative of modern day methods for producing a document. They challenge the writer to concentrate on what really matters - the content. They force the writer to think.

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  • OBPager
    a lightweight pager applet or dockapp. It requires a netwm compatible window manager such as OpenBox. OBPager shows windows in active virtual desktops and allows the user to switch desktops by clicking on the pager dockapp
  • OpenOffice.org Quickstarter
    a small application that runs in the KDE SystemTray. It is used to quickly start the different OpenOffice.org modules without having to go through the K-Menu
  • Original Disk Mount applet
    This is the same as the disk mounter included through GNOME 2.8. For GNOME 2.10 the official applet was rewritten, the new version adds the ability to autodetect mountable devices, but drops a significant (all) configurability.
  • path
    allows easy manipulation of PATH-like environment variables
  • peksystray
    peksystray is a notification area (system tray) dockapp.
  • Perl Panel
    Perl Panel is an attempt to build a useable, lean panel program (like Gnome's gnome-panel and KDE's Kicker) in Perl, using GTK 2. It has an object-oriented design for easy customisation and extension, and an applet architecture.
  • perlbox
    perlbox is an open source project dedicated to the creation and refinement of a fully featured desktop written in portable perl. PerlBox supports the use of voice commands and response and integrates nicely with blackbox window manager.
  • Perltop
    Perltop is a project to make a Unix desktop comparable to the user interface aspects of gnome and kde, using gtk/perl. The HCI of Perltop is modelled on the MacOS 9 finder. Perltop is released under the BSD License.
  • PieDock
    PieDock is a task bar in the shape of a pie menu that appears directly around your mouse cursor. It feels a little bit like the Mac OS X dock but in a circular shape.
  • PlexyDesk
    PlexyDesk is a modular Desktop extension fully powered by Nokia Qt Framework. PlexyDesk lets you customize your Desktop with QML and it's C++ API.
  • Pogo
    Pogo is a speedy, highly extensible, skinnable, and user-configurable program launcher and application front-end for X11. It features a set of easy-to-use control options, including icon rotation, shifting, and switchable window orientation. Pogo comes with over 400 different pre-made application launcher buttons to choose from.
  • ppager
    a small pager for X Window. It display a clock, and can starts differents commands with mouse button. It works under any gnome compliant window manager (eg. E, SawFish, WindowMaker, IceWM, Oroborus
  • Project Elevate
    Project Elevate is an attempt to free users from the desktop metaphor. It offers a fixed set of applications which allow casual users to perform the most usual tasks with their computer.
  • Razor-qt
    Razor-qt is an advanced, easy-to-use, and fast desktop environment based on Qt technologies. It has been tailored for users who value simplicity, speed, and an intuitive interface. Unlike most desktop environments, Razor-qt also works fine with weak machines.
  • ROX-Menu
    ROX-Menu is a simple yet useful application menu for your ROX desktop environment.
  • ROX-Session
    a really simple session manager. It loads, runs any programs you asked it to, and then quits when you run it a second time (thus ending your session). It does not display any windows until you ask it to quit
  • segusoLand
    enables users to specify any kind of action in a very uniform way, with an artificial intelligence that aids you while you are composing the action, by showing you only the relevant options
  • selectwm
    a small application (using GTK+) which lets you select your window manager. It looks for a file named .selectwmrc in the user's directory which contains a list of window managers
  • Setimgr
    Setimgr is a simple program to manage queueing of processing, collecting and sending the results of work units from the SETI@Home project.
  • Shellshape
    Shellshape is a gnome-shell extension that adds smart and user-friendly tiling window features to your GNOME desktop, inspired by bluetile.
  • Simdock
    Simdock is a dockbar that features a zoom effect (like the OS X dock) and customized launchers. It integrates well with GNOME but works on most desktop environment and does not require Compiz or 3D acceleration. Read more
  • SirTobis ButtonBar
    SirTobis ButtonBar is a simple GTK button bar. It has few dependencies, is highly configurable, and is intended to be used for administrating remote servers.
  • skaMenu
    skaMenu is a menu, browser written in python. It's controlled with a lirc device and it's very configurable by an xml configuration file. It supports true type fonts and antialias, and output is done with sdl library.
  • StateMenu
    StateMenu is a popup desktop menu for not only launching apps, but also for monitoring and controlling the state of system resources (like daemons, cpu scaling, firewalls, etc.). It works with Nautilus/GNOME, Xfce4, ROX Pinboard, and other environments.
  • SuxPanel
    SuxPanel provides a lightweight X11 desktop panel, similar to the GNOME or XFCE panels. Although small, SuxPanel comes with a number of features, with room to add more; (writing new applets is easy, as is porting applets for other panels, such as XFCE4 or GNOME.
  • Taschenpanel
    Taschenpanel is a compact panel for the GNOME Desktop. If you consider the GNOME panel beeing too heavingweight, this panel might be an option for you. It provides application launchers, a window list and the obligatory clock. Additionally you get monitors for your notebook battery, network and processor status. Finally it supports freedesktop style notification icons.
  • Techisa Desktop Environment
    TDE (Techisa Desktop Environment) is a lightweight alternative desktop environment developed using Qt. The project's goal is to provide users with a comfortable environment using as few resources as possible.
  • TkPanel
    TkPanel is a 'panel' application, greatly inspired by the CDE panel, with some other features; it is basically used to call other programs, that can be configured by the user. Thus, with TkPanel, the programs which are more often executed can be easily called. TkPanel is able to lock the computer, and can run arbitrary command on the fly.
  • tkwallpaper
    tkwallpaper is an automatic background changing utility.
  • twin
    twin is a text-mode window environment. It turns a text terminal into a X11-style display with window manager, terminal windows, and can also serve as display for remote applications.
  • UDE
    The UDE-Project is creating a new Desktop Environment for X11. The entirely original look & feel is mainly optimized for efficient shell usage (as for programming, sysadministration etc). Offers max. screen space, stability and very low resource usage.
  • Ulteo OVD
    Ulteo OVD brings scalability to address IT departments need to manage much larger desktop deployments and application delivery projects.
  • Unsettings
    Unsettings is a graphical configuration program for the Unity desktop environment that lets you change some oft the Unity settings.
  • Ventana3d
    Ventana3d is a 3D desktop environment for X11 applications.
  • virtualDesktopTools
    a set of tools for handling X Window virtual desktops. It makes it possible to switch the virtual desktop to the one indexed by a command line argument, and displays the number of desktops and index of the currently selected one
  • Wallpaper Control
    a non-window manager-specific wallpaper manager for the X Window System. It aims to be a full featured utility for managing and setting your images you use as wallpaper
  • Window Options
    a tool for managing the IceWM 'winoptions' file. With this tool, you can control such things as the size and the position of applications, the window icon of the application, as well as the IceWM layer, workspace, and much more
  • WingPanel
    WingPanel is a super sexy space-saving top panel.
  • WMAppl
    a simple application launcher for the Window Maker dock. It is loosely based off of WMButton
  • wmbatppc
    a dock App for window maker on linuxppc, monitoring power management on PowerBooks G3 and iBook
  • wmbutton
    wmbutton displays nine buttons which can be configured through a configfile. Each button can be assigned up to three commands (one per mouse button). It is intended as WindowMaker dock-app and can be swallowed by Wharf in Afterstep.
  • wmDrawer
    a dock application (dockapp) which provides a drawer (button bar) to launch applications from
  • wmdropzone
    wmdropzone is a download manager for the WindowMaker Dock.
  • wmget
    a dock app for the GNU Window Maker window manager which makes it more convenient to perform long downloads in the background
  • wminfo
    wminfo is a Window Maker dockable application that displays text format information using the plugin.
  • WMKeyboard
    WMKeyboard is a keyboard map mapper/creator. WMKeyboard's dock window switches keymaps when called by user selected shortcut keys. It also has a config panel which allows you to create new/edit/delete keymaps and select default and alternate maps.
  • wmmenu
    provides a popup menu of icons for WindowMaker like in AfterStep, as a dockable application
  • wmpager
    wmpager is a simple pager docklet for the WindowMaker. wmpager automatically configures according to the number of workspaces and automagically adjusts to the current workspace and features a themeable look and feel as well as workspace tooltips.

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