Barcode provides a Web interface for generating barcode images according to well-known barcode formating standards. It supports the following barcode format standards: Codabar, Code11, Code39, Code93, Code128, EAN-8, EAN-13, ISBN, Interleaved 2 of 5, Standard 2 of 5, MSI Plessey, UPC-A, UPC-E, UPC Extension 2, UPC Extension 5, and PostNet. The output images generated according to most of the standards have been tested with a barcode reader device to confirm that they are correctly generated.
Battstat is a battery status applet that monitors the battery charge level on a laptop. It displays different icons depending on the state of the power subsystem, and will warn if the power drops below a user configurable level. It uses the standard GNOME event system to play user configurable samples at certain events. It's available in binary form for Red Hat (.rpm), Debian (.deb) and FreeBSD (.tgz). You can also compile it yourself by downloading the source tarball (.tar.gz).
BeatPacker is a simple Python script that uses an M3U playlist to generate a temporary folder filled with files that can be easily transferred to a portable music player. It's designed to be used as a target for drag-and-drop, a nautilus-scripts right-click action, or similar purposes. A Windows installer is available.
BeatrIX Linux is a 180-megabyte live CD that is also installable to hard drive. It features kernel 2.6.7, Gnome 2.8, Evolution 2.0, Firefox 1.0 with AdBlock, Open Office 1.1.2, Vim, Apt, xPDF and more. It tracks the Ubuntu package repository. It was originally built for the mini-ITX motherboards from Via, but it runs on just about any Pentium-class PC with 64 megs of RAM or more. It's a get-the-job-done distribution for people who want the basics.