Cuttlefish, my aquatically-designed chum: there's a time and place for garish purple-y pink tentacles and the Ubuntu indicator area isn't it.
A pretty clever guy called Newton once said, "for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction." The same is now true for Ubuntu with the use of Cuttlefish.
Last month developers across the world spent three short weeks crafting over 130 applications as part of the Ubuntu App Showdown contest. From these, three winners were picked by a jury of judges: RSS reader 'Lightread', puzzle game 'Picsaw' and web-app creator 'Fogger'. But that's not where the contest ends. It's now up to you to decide which apps win the last 3 prizes up for grabs. To help you get started we've listed our top 20 submissions - jury winners omitted - that are worth installing regardless of whether you intend to vote or not