Introduction to GNOME Nettool

The GNOME Nettool package is a network information tool which provides GUI interface for some of the most common command line network tools.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Nettool Dependencies


GTK+-3.10.7, libgtop-2.28.5, and yelp-xsl-3.10.1

Runtime Dependencies

BIND-9.9.5, Net-tools-CVS_20101030, Traceroute-2.0.19, and Whois-5.1.1

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Nettool

Install GNOME Nettool by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Program: gnome-nettool
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/share/gnome-nettool and /usr/share/help/*/gnome-nettool

Short Descriptions


is a network information tool.

Last updated on 2014-02-22 07:06:53 -0800