Firewall is a set of scripts (firewall, fwup, and fwdown) that implement an ipchains firewall and various forms of network address and port translation. All you have to do is read the policy file and edit it to reflect your topology and filtering policy. It supports many different types of network topology (single host, traditional forwarding, masquerading, port forwarding, alias port forwarding and NAT), up to 10 untrusted interfaces each with their own policy, and over 50 network applications. It also supports centralised administration of multiple remote firewalls (meta-firewall).
The Ad hoc Protocol Evaluation testbed is a small Linux distribution intended for the analysis of ad hoc networking environments. It is self-contained and pre-configured, and contains tools for data gathering at both the IP and ethernet level. It also has a scenario scripting system, which enables APE test runs to use movement choreography, with instructions to participants.
install_latest_kernel automates the process of fetching, patching, configuring, building, and installing Linux kernels and updating bootloaders. It is designed for people that often install the latest kernel and get a little bit bored by the standard routine. It is not suitable for newbies and requires a working setup, a kernel configuration file, and the ability to read scripts and apply patches.
Thinux is a thin-client server on a live CD. It boots a network of diskless computers to automatically start an application such as a Web browser. Each thin client machine acts as a cluster node to share its processing and memory resources with each other to take the load off the server. It is a turnkey solution that does not change nor rely on your existing systems to run. By booting from a removable CD, it does not lock-in the user so it is convenient to test. It is ideal for any organizations that require large deployment of software automatically and cost effectively.