Surealived is a effective LVS (Linux Virtual Server) service tester. It is based on epoll and allows you to detect your hosts' state using HTTP, TCP, DNS, exec, and a universal LUA embedded tester. SSL is also supported. Testers are dynamic modules, and you can extend and write your own modules. You can also dynamicaly change the weight or set real states at run-time. Test states are injected into the kernel IPVS table using the ipvssync application. Configuration is highly extensible, so many testing protocols can be implemented easily.
xNBD is yet another NBD (Network Block Device) server program, which is fully compatible with the NBD client driver in the Linux kernel. In comparison with the original NBD server, it provides possibly better I/O performance by using mmap(), concurrent access from multiple clients, distributed Copy-on-Write disk, and live storage migration for virtual machines.
filter_evdev creates a virtual input device from a physical input device. It provides anytime configuration of positive, negative, or custom acceleration or sensitivity for each axis, or remapping axes or buttons as requested, e.g. inverting the two main mouse buttons or making the middle button act as the right button. Configuration can be dynamically changed by text commands sent to a UNIX socket. Commands apply to specific axes, buttons, or keys when moved in specified value ranges, and consist of custom arithmetic operations.
rules2mrtg is a tool that creates MRTG data traffic graphs derived from iptables's internal traffic statistics for the local machine for every configured IP number/ethernet alias. You can also define ports or port ranges to be monitored per IP address. This avoids problems with using SNMP and aliased interfaces.