We're waiting for the script that can handle the list logically enough, so please be patient. Meanwhile, just head over to Maemo Downloads and select the appropriate operating system.

If you want to get applications to your device, I suggest you read article Installing applications.

[edit] Applications

A number of projects which are available for Maemo have wiki pages describing their features — other projects even use the wiki for their main web pages. This page is a catalog of those pages.

Maemo Software
Application Description OS availability
Actman manage multiple desktop sessions Maemo 5
AutoDisconnect automatically disconnect network connections when they are not needed Maemo 5
Bluemaemo Use your Maemo device as a Bluetooth controller OS 2008, Maemo 5
Bluezwitch Desktop widget which allows you to quickly switch Bluetooth on or off
Dexter Teletext reader
ejpi RPN calculator OS2008, Maemo 5
Evopedia Offline Wikipedia viewer
fcron Command scheduler
Gonvert Unit converter OS2008, Maemo 5
HomeBank Maemo Finance software
I am here Track your phone if it is lost or stolen Maemo 5
JPush Information pushing between a client and server via Jabber Maemo 5
Knots2 Multimedia streaming software OS 2008, Maemo 5
Livewallpaper Live (moving) desktop backgrounds Maemo 5
MaeFat Weight and body mass index (BMI) tracking Maemo 5
Miniature Chess game with online chess server functionality Maemo 5
Multilist Todo list OS2008, Maemo 5
MyPaint Digital painting OS2008, Maemo 5
Nqaap audiobook player OS2008, Maemo 5
OMWeather Desktop applet for showing the weather OS 2006, 2007, 2008, Maemo 5
OpenNTPD Make the device clock keep accurate time OS 2008, Maemo 5
Orrery Night sky viewer and compass Maemo 5
QSportsEvent View scores and tables for sporting events OS 2008, Maemo 5
Queen BeeCon Widget desktop widget monitoring tool Maemo 5
Quicknote Notes OS2008, Maemo 5
Quick Widgets Desktop widgets written with Qt Quick Maemo 5
Recaller Desktop widget for recording all kinds of audio Maemo 5
Rockbox media player for a variety of systems Maemo 5
Shutter IR remote control for either Canon, Nikon or Olympus DSLR cameras
SMSCON Remote control and tracking via SMS Maemo 5
SMSCON Editor Configuration and Test interface to SMSCON Maemo 5
Sleeper Desktop widget that pauses you music player after a defined time
Swappolube Interface to the configuration of several parameters of the N900 kernel Maemo 5
The One Ring Google Voice plugin for conversations and phone OS2008, Maemo 5
VertSMS Vertical orientation SMS application Maemo 5
Waters of Shiloah streaming inspiration audiobook player OS2008, Maemo 5
Wifi Assistant easily connect to wireless networks requiring a login page Maemo 5
Xscreensaver Port of Xscreensaver for Maemo Maemo 5

For more software, see:

and browse the software category, as well as the killer apps article.