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-9.0 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Nettool Dependencies


GTK+-3.24.10, itstool-2.0.6, and libgtop-2.40.0

Runtime Dependencies

BIND Utilities-9.14.5, Nmap-7.80, Net-tools-CVS_20101030, Traceroute-2.1.0, and Whois-5.4.3

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Nettool

Install GNOME Nettool by running the following commands:

sed -i 's/%s ping/%s/' src/ping.h &&
sed -i '27 s/%s6/%s /' src/ping.h &&
./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 2019-08-25 16:50:50 -0700