Install Launchy: The Open Source Keystroke Launcher October 29, 2011
Fix Firefox Backspace to Take You to the Previous Page « Ubuntu Blog. change the value to 0 in about:config
QGRUBEditor Qt-Apps.org. This tool lets you control the grub really well, If you have alraedy done
sudo apt-get install grub-splashimages
you can easily use those images from /boot/grub/splashimages to change the blank GRUB in Ubuntu to some good images.