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To: Marco Mascherpa <m.mascherpa@g.o>
From: Abhishek Amit <abhishekamit2000@...>
Subject: Re: tcpdump and telnet on the liveCDs
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2003 22:46:37 -0800
On 00:14 Mon 17 Mar     , Marco Mascherpa wrote:
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> hi everyone,
> last week i was installing Gentoo on a brand new machine at work and i noticed
> againg that tcpdump and the telnet client are not available in the liveCD's
> environment. Why aren't they included? Is it about some policy or it's just
> nobody asked them yet?
> 
> I think tcpdump in particular should be added, sometimes it's necessary to
> check out network stuff at a lower level; the telnet client would be very
> useful too, none ever thinks to use it to connect to remote shells, but
> sometimes it can be very useful to check out services and stuff.
> 
> What do you think?
> 
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It's almost funny that telnet isn't included, when ssh is. If you need
to connect to remotre shells you can ssh to them. But like you said it
cant be used to connect to certain services. 


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