net-tools

Overview

A collection of programs that form the base set of the NET-3 networking distribution for the Linux operating system. This package includes arp(8), hostname(1), ifconfig(8), ipmaddr, iptunnel, mii-tool(8), nameif(8), netstat(8), plipconfig(8), rarp(8), route(8) and slattach(8).

  • Maintainers: Bernd Eckenfels, Phil Blundell
  • Current Version: net-tools 1.60 (see upstream git for updates)

Please keep in mind that most net-tools programs are obsolete now:

program obsoleted by
arp ip neigh
ifconfig ip addr
ipmaddr ip maddr
iptunnel ip tunnel
route ip route
nameif ifrename
mii-tool ethtool

You would probably want to review iproute2 page.

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