LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 04-05-2012, 04:56 AM   #1
devilboy09
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2011
Location: Iran
Distribution: Debian, CentOS, LFS
Posts: 351

Rep: Reputation: 7
command line -> Network Tools


there's a gui application in linux mint called Network-Tools that contains a series of tools for testing network and network nodes.
i was wondering how can i run this application from command line.
any help will be appreciate.
 
Old 04-05-2012, 05:30 AM   #2
salasi
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jul 2007
Location: Directly above centre of the earth, UK
Distribution: SuSE, plus some hopping
Posts: 3,916

Rep: Reputation: 777Reputation: 777Reputation: 777Reputation: 777Reputation: 777Reputation: 777Reputation: 777
Quote:
Originally Posted by devilboy09 View Post
i was wondering how can i run this application from command line.
I haven't seen this in Mint, but I have in another distro, and if we are talking about the same thing, the answer to the question that you asked is that you can't. It is a GUI application (Gnome, not that this matters), and that means that you need a GUI to run it.

However, don't give up, because essentially what the GUI application does is give you an easy way of running things that you could run from the command line, all concentrated in one place and with a GUI front end. So, the 'ping' tab does what the command line command 'ping' does (plus, gives you a bar graph, which is nice, but hardly essential, in most cases), the netstat tab does what netstat does, traceroute does what traceroute does, whois does what whois does. One exception is 'port scan' and that does what nmap does (IIRC), although you'll need a bit of time with the nmap man page to get the options that you want.
 
Old 04-05-2012, 05:46 AM   #3
devilboy09
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2011
Location: Iran
Distribution: Debian, CentOS, LFS
Posts: 351

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 7
thamk you for your answer but i did what i want to do with this command(in python):
Code:
os.system("gnome-nettool")
but i have another problem.when i execute it in my application, that has a gui interface, i cant interact with my main application.it just hangs till i close network tools application that i imported to my application.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] Are there any command line domain tools? Advice Pro Linux - Software 2 02-22-2012 10:23 PM
[SOLVED] How do I use command line tools? Advice Pro Linux - Software 2 06-23-2011 09:50 AM
must have command line tools. slimm609 Slackware 28 05-29-2007 07:45 AM
C++ Interfacing with command line tools khermans Programming 2 04-14-2005 03:00 PM
group command line tools m2azer Linux - General 4 10-31-2004 10:37 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:54 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration