The IPchains Firewalling Module, part of the RockSolid Linux Distribution, allows you to easily maintain a firewall based on ipchains with the Webmin look and feel. It has three modes: Newbie (select one of five security levels), Template (define from a table with protocols and directions what should be allowed to pass your firewall), and Expert (have the real ipchains experience by having every parameter under control by editing a script file which has all ipchains rules). Nearly all of the ipchains options are supported.
gbrctl is a GNOME utility to configure the Linux Ethernet Bridging code as found in Linux kernels version 2.3.47 and higher, and patched 2.2.x kernels. It features fast and easy bridge and port editing and a stack window, displaying images of your active bridges with 'LEDs' displaying the current port statuses.
Firewall Log Daemon is a program written in C which will watch for ipchains or iptables log alerts in realtime. The program will start a small daemon process that parses and resolves firewall logs by reading a FIFO that syslog writes to. It can queue a batch of alerts and mail them to you, or can be used in a script to crunch an existing log file or data stream. It features hostname, port, protocol, and ICMP type/code lookup, with output formatted by a user-defined template.
Eznet makes setting up PPP for Linux easy. Just enter the name of your ISP, a phone number to dial, the login name, the password and the TTY and eznet takes care of the rest. There are no chat scripts to write, nor any pppd configuration files to fuss over. Eznet handles multiple ISPs and can dialup any of them with a single simple command. It also supports dial-on-demand using either kerneld or diald.