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From: Dhruba Bandopadhyay <dhruba@...>
Subject: Re: tcpdump and telnet on the liveCDs
Date: 17 Mar 2003 00:31:14 +0000
On Sun, 2003-03-16 at 23:14, 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?

I can't speak about inclusion in gentoo but certainly those two items
are available to emerge if you need them.

Best wishes.


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