The net-misc category contains various miscellaneous networking tools and utilities.
adjtimex Display or set the kernel time variables
aget multithreaded HTTP download accelerator
aggregate Perform two optimisations on a list of prefixes to reduce the length of the list
anydesk Feature rich multi-platform remote desktop application
apt-cacher-ng Yet another caching HTTP proxy for Debian/Ubuntu software packages
AQtion Aquantia AQC multigigabit NIC linux driver (atlantic) - development preview
aria2 A download utility with segmented downloading with BitTorrent support
arpd ARP server claiming all unassigned addresses (for network monitoring/simulation)
arpsponge Sweeps up stray ARP queries from a peering LAN
asterisk Asterisk: A Modular Open Source PBX System
asterisk-base Gentoo Asterisk init scripts
asterisk-core-sounds Core sounds for asterisk
asterisk-extra-sounds Extra sounds for asterisk
asterisk-g729 G.729 codec and supporting files for asterisk
asterisk-moh-opsound asterisk moh music
asterisk-opus OPUS codec and supporting files for asterisk
astmanproxy Proxy for the Asterisk manager interface
autossh Automatically restart SSH sessions and tunnels
autoupnp Automatic open port forwarder using UPnP
axel Light Unix download accelerator
babeld a loop-free distance-vector routing protocol
balance TCP Load Balancing Port Forwarder
batctl BATMAN advanced control and management tool
bfgminer Modular Bitcoin ASIC/FPGA/GPU/CPU miner in C
bgpq4 Generate access-lists for various routers, maintained fork of bgpq3
bird A routing daemon implementing OSPF, RIPv2 & BGP for IPv4 & IPv6
blinkperl blinkperl is a telnet server, which plays BlinkenLight movies
bopm Blitzed Open Proxy Monitor
bridge-utils Tools for configuring the Linux kernel 802.1d Ethernet Bridge
bsdwhois FreeBSD Whois Client
buka Download manga from
cadaver Command-line WebDAV client
casync Content-Addressable Data Synchronization Tool
cbqinit Sets up class-based queue traffic control (QoS) with iproute2
cgminer Bitcoin CPU/GPU/FPGA/ASIC miner in C
chrome-remote-desktop access remote computers via Chrome!
chrony NTP client and server programs
clockspeed Simple Network Time Protocol (NTP) client
clusterssh Concurrent Multi-Server Terminal Access
cmst Qt GUI for Connman with system tray icon
connect SSH Proxy Command
connman Provides a daemon for managing internet connections
connman-gtk GTK GUI for Connman
connman-json-client An ncurses UI for connman
connman-notify Desktop notification integration for connman
connman-ui A full-featured GTK based trayicon UI for ConnMan
croc Easily and securely send things from one computer to another
curl A Client that groks URLs
dahdi Kernel modules for Digium compatible hardware (formerly known as Zaptel)
dahdi-tools Userspace tools to configure the kernel modules from net-misc/dahdi
datapipe Bind a local port and connect it to a remote socket
dcetest dcetest is a clone of the Windows rpcinfo
dhcdrop Effectively suppresses illegal DHCP servers on the LAN
dhcp ISC Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client/server
dhcpcd A fully featured, yet light weight RFC2131 compliant DHCP client
dhcpcd-ui Desktop notification and configuration for dhcpcd
dhcping Utility to send DHCP requests to DHCP servers to see if responding
dibbler Portable DHCPv6 implementation (server, client and relay)
downloader-cli Simple downloader with an customizable progressbar
dropbear Small SSH 2 client/server designed for small memory environments
dropbox Dropbox daemon (pretends to be GUI-less)
dropbox-cli Cli interface for dropbox (python), part of nautilus-dropbox
econnman ConnMan User Interface written with EFL & python
efax A simple fax program for single-user systems
electron-cash Lightweight Bitcoin Cash client (BCH fork of Electrum)
electrum User friendly Bitcoin client
electrum-ltc User friendly Litecoin client
ena-driver Amazon EC2 Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) kernel driver
endlessh SSH tarpit that slowly sends and endless banner
ethercard-diag Low level mii diagnostic tools including mii-diag and etherwake
etherdfs An ethernet-based file system for DOS
ethertypes Maps ethernet frame ids to symbolic names
ethflop A network-backed floppy emulator for DOS
eventd A small daemon to act on remote or local events
exabgp The BGP swiss army knife of networking
fakeidentd A static, secure identd. One source file only!
fatrat Qt5-based download/upload manager
felix Calico's per-host agent, responsible for programming routes and security policy
freerdp Free implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol
frr The FRRouting Protocol Suite
gallery-dl Download image galleries and collections from several image hosting sites
geoipupdate Performs automatic updates of GeoIP2 and GeoIP Legacy binary databases
geomyidae A daemon to serve the gopher protocol
gerbera UPnP Media Server
getdate Network Date/Time Query and Set Local Date/Time Utility
gnome-connections A remote desktop client for the GNOME desktop environment
gnome-remote-desktop Remote desktop daemon for GNOME using pipewire
gns3-gui Graphical Network Simulator
gns3-server GNS3 server to asynchronously manage emulators
gofish Gofish gopher server
grive An open source Linux client for Google Drive
gsasl The GNU SASL client, server, and library
gupnp-tools Collection of developer-oriented UPnP tools
gvrpcd A program for announcing VLANs using GVRP
gwhois Generic whois
haeredes Confirm delegation of NS and MX records
hashcash Utility to generate hashcash tokens
hath Hath manipulates network blocks in CIDR notation
htail Tail over HTTP
htbinit Sets up Hierachical Token Bucket based traffic control (QoS) with iproute2
htpdate Synchronize local workstation with time offered by remote webservers
httpie Modern command line HTTP client
httpstat httpstat visualizes cURL statistics in a way of beauty and clarity
httptype Returns the http host software of a website
hurl Hurl, run and test HTTP requests
hylafaxplus Enterprise client-server fax package for class 1 and 2 fax modems
iaxmodem Software modem that uses an IAX channel instead of a traditional phone line
icaclient ICA Client for Citrix Presentation servers
icecast Opensource alternative to shoutcast that supports mp3, ogg and aac streaming
ices Icecast OGG streaming client, supports on the fly re-encoding
icingadb Icinga configuration and state database supporting multiple environments
ifenslave Attach and detach slave interfaces to a bonding device
igmpproxy A multicast routing daemon which uses IGMP forwarding
inetutils Collection of common network programs
ipcalc IP Calculator prints broadcast/network/etc for an IP address and netmask
iperf A TCP, UDP, and SCTP network bandwidth measurement tool
ipmiview A GUI application that allows to manage multiple target systems through BMC
iprange A tool capable of managing sets of IPs
ip-sentinel Prevent unauthorized usage of IP addresses
ipsorcery Ipsorcery allows you to generate IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, and IGMP packets
ipsvd Set of internet protocol service daemons for Unix
iputils Network monitoring tools including ping and ping6
ipv6calc IPv6 address calculator
jlj Simple console LiveJournal entry system
jwhois Advanced Internet Whois client capable of recursive queries
kafka-bin A high-throughput distributed messaging system
kafkacat Generic command line non-JVM Apache Kafka producer and consumer
kea High-performance production grade DHCPv4 & DHCPv6 server
keychain Agent manager for OpenSSH,, Sun SSH, and GnuPG
kio-zeroconf KIO worker to discover file systems by DNS-SD (DNS Service Discovery)
knock Simple port-knocking daemon
l7-filter-userspace Userspace utilities for layer 7 iptables QoS
l7-protocols Protocol definitions of l7-filter kernel modules
lambdamoo networked mud that can be used for different types of collaborative software
lanmap lanmap sits quietly on a network and builds a picture of what it sees
libteam Library and tools set for controlling team network device
linux-eoip Linux support for proprietary MIkrotik EoIP protocol
linuxptp The Linux Precision Time Protocol (PTP) implementation
liveice Live Source Client For IceCast
lksctp-tools Tools for Linux Kernel Stream Control Transmission Protocol implementation
lldpd Implementation of IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP)
lyricwikia Python API to get song lyrics from LyricWikia
mcproxy A multicast proxy for IGMP/MLD
megatools Command line tools and C library for accessing Mega cloud storage
memcached High-performance, distributed memory object caching system
mico A freely available and fully compliant implementation of the CORBA standard
midentd ident daemon with masquerading and fake replies support
mikutter Simple, powerful and moeful twitter client
minidlna DLNA/UPnP-AV compliant media server
minissdpd MiniSSDP Daemon
miniupnpd MiniUPnP IGD Daemon
mobile-broadband-provider-info Database of mobile broadband service providers
modemmanager Modem and mobile broadband management libraries
monmotha MonMotha IPTables-based firewall script
moonlight NVIDIA GameStream (and Sunshine) client
mosh Mobile shell that supports roaming and intelligent local echo
mptcpd Daemon that performs multipath TCP path management related operations.
mrouted IP multicast routing daemon
mstpd Multiple spanning tree protocol daemon
mulk Download agent similar to wget/curl
nat-traverse Traverse NAT gateways with the Use of UDP
ncman An ncurses UI for connman, forked from connman-json-client
ncp Utility for copying files in a LAN (npoll, npush)
ndisc6 IPv6 diagnostic tools
ndppd Proxies NDP messages between interfaces
nemesis A commandline-based, portable human IP stack for UNIX/Linux
netdate utility to synchronize the time with ntp-servers
netevent Tool to share Linux event devices with other machines
netifrc Gentoo Network Interface Management Scripts
netkit-bootparamd Netkit - bootparamd: Net-boot support daemon
netkit-bootpd Netkit - bootp
netkit-fingerd Netkit - fingerd and finger client
netkit-rsh Netkit's Remote Shell Suite: rexec{,d} rlogin{,d} rsh{,d}
netkit-talk Netkit - talkd
netkit-telnetd Standard Linux telnet client and server
netkit-timed Netkit - timed: Time daemon
netopeer2 Server for implementing NETCONF configuration management
netpipe tool to reliably distribute binary data using UDP broadcasting techniques
netpipes Tools to manipulate BSD TCP/IP stream sockets
netsed Small tool for altering forwarded network data in real time
netstat-nat Display NAT connections
networkmanager A set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward
nextcloud-client Desktop Syncing Client for Nextcloud
nicstat Network traffic statics utility for Solaris and Linux
ntp Network Time Protocol suite/programs
ntpsec The NTP reference implementation, refactored
nx NX compression technology core libraries
nxplayer Client for NoMachine remote servers
nyx Utility to monitor real time Tor status information
ofono Open Source mobile telephony (GSM/UMTS) daemon
oidc-agent Agent and tools for managing OpenID Connect tokens on the command line
oidentd Another (RFC1413 compliant) ident daemon
olsrd An implementation of the Optimized Link State Routing protocol
omniORB A robust, high-performance CORBA 2 ORB
omnisync A driver for NTPd for people who are firewall-challenged
openntpd Lightweight NTP server ported from OpenBSD
openr2 An open implementation of the MFC/R2 telephony signaling protocol
openrdap RDAP command line client
openrsync BSD-licensed implementation of rsync
openssh Port of OpenBSD's free SSH release
openssh-contrib Port of OpenBSD's free SSH release with HPN/X509 patches
openvswitch Production quality, multilayer virtual switch
owncloud-client Synchronize files from ownCloud Server with your computer
packETH Packet generator tool for ethernet
pcapfix Repair and fix broken pcap files
pedro Pedro is a subscription/notification communications system
pen TCP Load Balancing Port Forwarder
pimpd RFC1413-compliant identd server supporting masqueraded connections
pingu Policy routing daemon with failover and load-balancing
pipes Very versatile TCP pipes
plowshare Command-line downloader and uploader for file-sharing websites
portfwd Port Forwarding Daemon
portspoof return SYN+ACK for every port connection attempt
pps-tools User-space tools for LinuxPPS
proxychains force any tcp connections to flow through a proxy (or proxy chain)
proxytunnel Connect stdin and stdout to a server via an HTTPS proxy
ps3mediaserver DLNA compliant UPNP server for streaming media to Playstation 3
pssh PSSH provides parallel versions of OpenSSH and related tools
ptpd Precision Time Protocol daemon
puf Download tool for UNIX-like systems
pulseaudio-dlna A lightweight DLNA/UPNP/Chromecast streaming server for PulseAudio
putty A Free Telnet/SSH Client
qtm Qt blogging client
r8125 r8125 vendor driver for Realtek RTL8125 PCI-E NICs
r8152 r8152 driver for Realtek USB FE / GBE / 2.5G Gaming Ethernet Family Controller
r8168 r8168 driver for Realtek 8111/8168 PCI-E NICs
rabbitmq-server RabbitMQ is a high-performance AMQP-compliant message broker written in Erlang
radvd Linux IPv6 Router Advertisement Daemon
rclone A program to sync files to and from various cloud storage providers
rdate Use TCP or UDP to retrieve the current time of another machine
rdesktop A Remote Desktop Protocol Client
redir Redir is a port redirector
remmina A GTK+ RDP, SPICE, VNC and SSH client
rinetd redirects TCP connections from one IP address and port to another
rsync File transfer program to keep remote files into sync
rsync-bpc Rsync-bpc is a customized version of rsync that is used as part of BackupPC
rwbs Roger Wilco base station
rwhoisd ARIN rwhois daemon
rygel Rygel is an open source UPnP/DLNA MediaServer
s3cmd Command line client for Amazon S3
s4cmd Super S3 command line tool
s6-networking Suite of small networking utilities for Unix systems
samplicator UDP packets forwarder and duplicator
scponly A tiny pseudoshell which only permits scp and sftp
seafile File syncing and sharing software with file encryption and group sharing
seafile-client Seafile desktop client
secpanel Graphical frontend for managing and running SSH and SCP connections
ser2net Serial To Network Proxy
sgopherd Small Gopher Server written in GNU Bash
shigofumi Command line client for ISDS
shmux run the same command across many hosts in parallel
sipcalc Advanced console-based IPv4/IPv6 subnet calculator
sipp A free Open Source test tool / traffic generator for the SIP protocol
sipsak small command line tool for testing SIP applications and devices
sitecopy Maintain remote web sites with ease
sks An OpenPGP keyserver which is decentralized with highly reliable synchronization
smb4k Advanced network neighborhood browser
smbc Text mode (ncurses) SMB network commander. Features: resume and UTF-8
snarf Small and fast CLI resource grabber for http, gopher, finger, ftp
sntpd A NTP (RFC-1305 and RFC-4330) client and server for unix-alike systems
socat Multipurpose relay (SOcket CAT)
sock A shell interface to network sockets
socket Shell-level interface to TCP sockets
socket-burst-dampener A daemon that spawns one command per connection, and dampens connection bursts
spice-gtk Set of GObject and Gtk objects for connecting to Spice servers and a client GUI
spiped secure pipe daemon
ssh-askpass-fullscreen A small SSH Askpass replacement written with GTK2
sshpass Tool for noninteractively performing password authentication with ssh
sshrc Bring your .bashrc, .vimrc, etc. from your local machine when you ssh
sslh Port multiplexer - accept both HTTPS and SSH connections on the same port
sstp-client Client implementation of Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol (SSTP)
streamlink CLI for extracting streams from websites to a video player of your choice
streamtuner Stream directory browser for browsing internet radio streams
stunnel TLS/SSL - Port Wrapper
stuntman Open source implementation of the STUN protocol
suite3270 Complete 3270 (S390) access package
sysrepo YANG-based configuration and operational state data store
taptap Program to link two /dev/net/tun to form virtual ethernet
taylor-uucp Taylor UUCP
tcpsound Play sounds in response to network traffic
teamviewer All-In-One Solution for Remote Access and Support over the Internet
telnet-bsd Telnet and telnetd ported from OpenBSD with IPv6 support
throttle Bandwidth limiting pipe
tiers Random network topography generator
tigervnc Remote desktop viewer display system
tigervnc-xorg-module Metapackage for the xorg module provided by tigervnc
tinyssh A small SSH server with state-of-the-art cryptography
tipcutils Utilities for TIPC (Transparent Inter-Process Communication)
trurl Command line tool for URL parsing and manipulation
ttytter A multi-functional, console-based Twitter client
turbovnc A fast replacement for TigerVNC
ubridge Bridge for UDP tunnels, Ethernet, TAP and VMnet interfaces
ucarp Portable userland implementation of Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP)
udpcast Multicast file transfer tool
udpxy Small daemon to relay multicast UDP traffic to client's TCP (HTTP) connection
uftp Encrypted UDP based FTP with multicast
unison Two-way cross-platform file synchronizer
unix2tcp Connection forwarder that converts Unix sockets into TCP sockets
usbip Userspace utilities for a general USB device sharing system over IP networks
utelnetd Small telnet daemon derived from the Axis tools
vconfig 802.1Q vlan control utility
vde Virtual distributed ethernet emulator for emulators like qemu, bochs, and uml
vmnet A simple virtual networking program - SLIP over stdin/out
vmpsd An open-source VLAN management system
vncrec VNC session recorder and player
vncsnapshot A command-line tool for taking JPEG snapshots of VNC servers
vrrpd Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol Daemon
wakeonlan Client for Wake-On-LAN
websocat Command-line client for WebSockets, like netcat, with socat-like functions
websocketd Like inetd, but for WebSockets
wget Network utility to retrieve files from the WWW
wget2 GNU Wget2 is a file and recursive website downloader
whatmask Little C program to compute different subnet mask notations
whois Improved Whois Client
wol Implements Wake On LAN (Magic Paket) functionality in a small program
wput Tiny program like wget, to upload files/whole directories via FTP
x11-ssh-askpass X11-based passphrase dialog for use with OpenSSH
x2goclient The X2Go Qt client
x2goserver The X2Go server
xmrig RandomX, CryptoNight, KawPow, AstroBWT, and Argon2 CPU/GPU miner
yandex-disk CLI to access Yandex Disk file storage service
you-get Utility to download media contents from the web
youtube-viewer A command line utility for viewing youtube-videos in Mplayer
yt-dlp youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes
ytfzf Posix script to find and watch youtube videos from the terminal
ytmdl Simple app to get songs from youtube in mp3 format
zerotier A software-based managed Ethernet switch for planet Earth
zssh SSH wrapper enabling zmodem up/download in ssh
zsync Partial/differential file download client over HTTP using the rsync algorithm


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