awesome-status populates the awesome window manager's widgets. It features CPU usage, date/time, lm_sensors (CPU temperature, fan RPMs, etc.), memory/swap information, mpd information, network download/upload, sound card information (volume and outgoing level), and uptime information. An example commented configuration file is included.
GOULD (GTK+ Objects Ultra Light Desktop) is an ultra-light desktop environment. Tt provides gpanel, a configurable desktop panel with a built-in shortcuts manager, gdisplay, an image viewer with a directory browser, gsnapshot, for screen, window, and region capture, and grdesktop, an rdesktop front-end.
xfburn is easy to use burning software for the Xfce desktop environment (but will work with others). It uses libburn and libisofs as a backend. ISO files can be burned, data composition created, discs blanked, and DVD-RW media formatted and deformatted. Common burning software features not yet implemented are audio CD creation and disc copying.