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[all variants] firestarter does - gufw does not - how do I?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – So, I have been using firestarter for the past 3 years - I've even dropped other distros because it wasn't in the repositories. Today I discover that firestarter is not approved of in ubuntu-land, and ufw/gufw is the approved way to go. Ok, I say - so what is the difference? Am I getting anything from Firestarter that gufw does not deliver? The answer is yes. In the Firestarter gui I can see what devices are attached to my server. Gufw does not do that. Also - and this may be a bit nit-picky, but here it is - in Firestarter it is dead-simple clear whether or not you have the ruleset applie (Hardware)