Here is a guide to install the CompizConfig Settings Manager and an how to enable the desktop cube and the wobbly windows effect.
Please note that using the effects can slow down your system. When enabling/disabling some plugins your desktop will freeze, don’t panic just wait!
Here is a guide to install MediaTomb on Ubuntu 14.04
MediaTomb is an UPnP MediaServer with a nice web user interface, it allows you to stream your digital media through your home network and listen to/watch it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices. Visit the MediaTomb Homepage.