A list of awesome applications to install on top of the standard Ubuntu installation:
Getting Things Gnome!
Transmission BitTorrent client
VLC media player
Live TV streaming from the national danish television provider Danmarks Radio works perfectly well on my new Ubuntu 11.04 setup. The channels are available on their website dr.dk using a Flash-player of some sort.
It’s nice to see these improvements compared to the last years of endless problems with stalled streaming of web TV. Of course