Here's the screen cast of my desktop. I recorded this with gtk-recordMyDesktop application. I love simplicity, so I customize my GNOME desktop (running on Fedora 8) to looks like this:
I'm using single panel at bottom, and customize Main Menu applet with custom icon that I created with Inkscape. The wallpaper came from Google Android website.
At first, I uploaded this video to show you about the list of applications in Linux that I used for daily activity and productivity. But unfortunately, this video resolutions if not help me with that. :-(