Just finished the GUI for the ‘app store’ to allow simple installation of a range of applications, including applications not in the Unity repos eg Adobe Reader and Picasa:
I am now working on a GUI for LXSkins, similar to that of Nitrogen. I have something that works, but I would like a bit more functionality:
Finally, as requested on the Unity forums, I am investigating simple window compositing using xcompmgr and transset for desktop effects. The effects are nice, but a bit slow on my ageing laptop, however, I will probably make them available through a menu item or autostart script:
Inspiration for all this comes from AdComp on the Crunchbang forums, who has created numerous gorgeous Python scripts. His website is well worth a visit, though it is French:
I notice that he has made a GUI for Openbox autostart configuration, so I’ll have to look into that as I was about to create one myself!