The latest MATE Dock Applet 0.74, released today, includes a feature requested by some of you: it can now display Unity-like progress bars and badges on top of the icons, for applications that support this.You can see this in action, in the screenshot above, for Transmission.
In the same way, Guake can be invoked and hidden using a single key (though Guake can also automatically hide when it loses focus).
Some desktop environments don't provide a way to change the mouse acceleration (GNOME and Unity for instance), and even for those that do (like Cinnamon), you can't completely turn it off.
Here's how to completely disable mouse acceleration in Linux (for Xorg).
The latest Vivaldi 1.4 ships with Theme Scheduling, a new feature that allows setting the browser to automatically change the theme based on the time of day.
This is useful if you want to use a dark theme at night, change the theme based on your schedule, and so on.
Avant Window Navigator is a dock / task manager for Linux, which was very popular a while back.
Its developers lost interest with the introduction of Unity, and after several years of inactivity, the project was taken over by a new maintainer.
The Bumblebee package available in the official Ubuntu 16.04 repositories needs a tweak to work with Nvidia 361 graphics drivers.
Furthermore, if you want to use a newer Nvidia graphics drivers version, such as 370 (which is currently in beta), the discrete card is not turned off, resulting in it being used all the time, and not just when running apps or games with "optirun", as it should.
MATE Dock Applet is a MATE Panel applet that displays running application windows as icons.
The applet features options to pin applications to the dock, supports multiple workspaces, and can be added to any MATE Panel, regardless of size and orientation.