Empathy is an instant messaging program that lets you talk to your friends on the AIM, MSN, Google Talk (Jabber/XMPP), Facebook, Yahoo!, Salut, Gadu-Gadu, Groupwise, ICQ and QQ as well as on many other instant messaging networks in one program! It supports text, voice, video, file transfers and inter-application communication over many different protocols. Empathy is already installed on your computer unless you've removed it. Just go to Applications -> Internet -> Empathy IM Client and enter your user name, password, and select the network you wish to connect to. Be it AIM, MSN, ICQ or one of the other popular networks.

GYache supports most of the features you would expect to find in the official Windows Yahoo! client-but with some value added enhancements. Some of the traditional features found in the Yahoo! client that are supported include: Voice chat, webcams, faders, 'nicknames', audibles, avatars, display images, and more. One of the unique features of GYache is it remains very easy to use and fast.

Wink is a Tutorial and Presentation creation software, primarily aimed at creating tutorials on how to use software like OpenOffice, GIMP, Pidgin, etc. Using Wink you can capture screenshots, add explanations boxes, buttons, titles etc and generate a highly effective tutorial for your users.


Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a free BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content. Content is presented through channels and categories containing TV shows, music videos, movies, video games and others. Additionally, if users prefer to publish their original content, they may monetize it.


Twitux is a lightweight client for the twitter messaging service, featuring timeline auto updating, a tray area icon and notification of new messages.


TorK is an anonymity manager which provides users the surf the web anonymously. With it you can communicate anonymously using many different communication tools such as email such as email, ssh, IRC and IM. To sum it up the programs gives you the control to monitor your anonymous traffic and non-anonymous traffic on the Tor network.


TeamSpeak is non-free Voice over IP software that allows users to speak on a chat channel with other users, much like a telephone conference call. A TeamSpeak user will often wear a headset with an integrated microphone. Users use the TeamSpeak client software to connect to a TeamSpeak server of their choice, from there they can join chat channels.


Tasque is a simple TODO list task management application. If you are looking for a more advanced project management application consider planner.


TaskJuggler is a modern and powerful, project management tool. Its new approach to project planing and tracking is more flexible and superior to the commonly used Gantt chart editing tools. It has already been successfully used in many projects and scales easily to projects with hundreds of resources and thousands of tasks.


Sylpheed is a simple, lightweight but featureful, and easy-to-use e-mail client (mailer, MUA).

* Simple, beautiful, and well-polished user interface
* Comfortable operationality which is built in detail
* Well-organized, easy-to-understand configuration
* Lightweight operation
* High reliability
* Security features (GnuPG, SSL/TLSv1)