gnome-nettool-42.0

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.

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GNOME Nettool Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.24.34, itstool-2.0.7, and libgtop-2.40.0

Runtime Dependencies

BIND Utilities-9.18.5, Nmap-7.92, Net-tools-2.10, Traceroute-2.1.0, and Whois-5.4.3

User Notes: https://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-nettool

Installation of GNOME Nettool

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

patch -Np1 -i ../gnome-nettool-42.0-ping_and_netstat_fixes-1.patch

Then add a fix for newer versions of meson:

sed -i '/merge_file/s/(.*/(/' data/meson.build

Install GNOME Nettool by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd build   &&

meson --prefix=/usr --buildtype=release &&
ninja

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Contents

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

Short Descriptions

gnome-nettool

is a network information tool