PBZIP2 is a parallel implementation of the bzip2 block-sorting file compressor that uses pthreads and achieves near-linear speedup on SMP machines. The output of this version is fully compatible with bzip2 1.0.2 or newer (ie: anything compressed with PBZIP2 can be decompressed with bzip2).
midget is a small SMB-share based backup script intended for use in unattended environments where finding a person to create backups is next to impossible. It is designed to allow the deployment of a file server with a built-in DVD-R drive at a client's site and subsequently perform completely automated backups. The backup server is configured through a CSV file stored on one of the server's shares.
Bruteblock allows system administrators to block various bruteforce attacks on UNIX services. The program analyzes system logs and adds attackers' IP addresses into the ipfw2 table, effectively blocking them. Addresses are automatically removed from the table after specified amount of time. Bruteblock uses regular expressions to parse logs, which gives it enough flexibility to be used with almost any network service. Bruteblock doesn't use any external programs and works with ipfw2 tables via the raw sockets API.