Removing gnome-nettool from the default Desktop image?

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at
Thu Jun 7 16:48:41 UTC 2012


I'd like to see gnome-nettool removed from the default Ubuntu Desktop
image. It will of course still be available for easy install for those
who want it. Personally, I just use tools like ping, traceroute, or
whois from the command line. I don't believe normal people use those
commands anyway.

I'd like to still keep whois, but drop nmap and finger; the nmap .debs
are pretty large and it wasn't part of previous Ubuntu Desktop

Does anyone use gnome-nettool? Is there any reason not to remove it?

The bug is


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