This post is a dumping ground for useful Ubuntu bits and pieces that aren’t worth a full post on their own. Useful Packages Lookit - captures screenshots and upload them to a specified server, then copies the URL to the clipboard - ppa:lookit/ppa Teatime - simple timer, in a Unity launcher Giver - simple file sharing within the same network - install Docky - nice dock - install To get the file browser working nicely with the dock, you need to: