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HOWTO: gnome-nettool
Description: Ping, traceroute, whois, etc. for Gnome
Click here for ChangeLog
NOTE: I use GNU tar >= 1.13.25 so it's -j for .tar.bz2 files,
it's safe to assume that make, gcc, binutils, fileutils/coreutils, gawk, sed, and grep are prerequisites for almost everything


# GNOME Nettool 2.13.5
# ====================
# If you ever want to uninstall GNOME Nettool, cd into the source directory,
# run 'make uninstall' (as root), remove the source directory, and then
# remove the tarball.

# Prerequisites:
# gawk
# intltool >= 0.11
# perl
# iconv
# gettext
# grep
# sed
# pkg-config
# gtk+ >= 2.5.4
# libglade >= 2.0.0
# gconf >= 1.1.11

cd
test -f installed/gnome-nettool-2.13.5.tar.bz2 &&
 mv installed/gnome-nettool-2.13.5.tar.bz2 .
test ! -f gnome-nettool-2.13.5.tar.bz2 &&
 wget http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-nettool/2.13/\
gnome-nettool-2.13.5.tar.bz2

# Verify tarball w/ md5sum:
echo "64c10483b2106fc20532169a9097b6bb  gnome-nettool-2.13.5.tar.bz2" | \
 md5sum -c

mkdir -p -m 0700 src
cd src
find -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "gnome-nettool-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
tar xjvf ~/gnome-nettool-2.13.5.tar.bz2
cd gnome-nettool-2.13.5
test $UID = 0 && chown -R root:root .
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var
make

# Become root to install it
su

make install
find /usr/share/locale -type f -name "gnome-nettool.mo" -exec rm {} \;

# Become yourself again
exit

cd
mkdir -p -m 0700 installed
rm -f installed/gnome-nettool-*.tar.*
mv gnome-nettool-2.13.5.tar.bz2 installed/

# /usr/share/pixmaps/gnome-nettool.png can be used as a desktop icon

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Last updated: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:06:17 -0400
Jason Englander <jason at englanders dot us>