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-11.0 platform.

Package Information

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GNOME Nettool Dependencies


GTK+-3.24.30, itstool-2.0.7, and libgtop-2.40.0

Runtime Dependencies

BIND Utilities-9.16.23, Nmap-7.92, Net-tools-2.10, Traceroute-2.1.0, and Whois-5.4.3

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Nettool

First, adapt GNOME Nettool to changes in the ping, ping6, and netstat utilities:

patch -Np1 -i ../gnome-nettool-3.8.1-ping_and_netstat_fixes-1.patch

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 Mon Aug 30 17:07:14 2021