shim is a small shell based utility to display images in a variety of formats. It has a few features, such as slideshow, saving to a file, rotating, zooming, and fullscreen display. It needs the SDL and SDL_image libraries. Depending on your SDL_image library, it will support the following formats: PNG, LBM, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PCX, TGA, BMP, PNM, XPM, and XCF.
bahcount is a utility that counts down the seconds left until noon, January 20, 2009 in a small window. This is the expected date Bush will cease being president of the USA. The program takes your timezone into account and counts down according to EST. Various command line options are available.
Equake Xfce is a panel plugin for the Xfce panel which monitors earthquakes and displays an update each time a new earthquake occurs. In addition, it can show alerts when heavy earthquakes have happened, display maps and webpages with more information, produce lists of hourly and daily earthquakes, and update a handy signature file you can use in your email messages. Many features are user-configurable.