The net-tools package contains basic networking tools,
including ifconfig, netstat, route, and others.
Most of them are obsolete. For replacement check iproute package.
|Ethernet address to IP number database
|manipulate the system ARP cache
|A tool to send a Wake-On-LAN "Magic Packet"
|configure a network interface
|adds, deletes, and displays multicast addresses
|creates, deletes, and displays configured tunnels
|Network adapter control and monitoring
|view, manipulate media-independent interface status
|name network interfaces based on MAC addresses
|Print network connections, routing tables, interface statistics, masquerade connections, and multicast memberships
|fine tune PLIP device parameters
|show / manipulate the IP routing table
|attach a network interface to a serial line