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-7.8 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Nettool Dependencies


GTK+-3.18.5, Itstool-2.0.2, and libgtop-2.32.0

Runtime Dependencies

BIND Utilities-9.10.3, Nmap-7.00, Net-tools-CVS_20101030, Traceroute-2.0.21, and Whois-5.2.10

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 2015-09-27 15:40:33 -0500