Removing gnome-nettool from the default Desktop image?

Robert Ancell robert.ancell at
Thu Jun 7 22:27:42 UTC 2012

On 08/06/12 04:48, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> Hi,
> 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
> releases.
> Does anyone use gnome-nettool? Is there any reason not to remove it?
> The bug is
> Jeremy
+1 from me for removing.

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