Net-tools

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Summary: Standard Linux networking tools

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old-output
use old ifconfig output style (useful for when new output breaks scripts)

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Net-tools

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net-tools is the old networking tools package that is being deprecated by Iproute2

  • hostname - show or set the system's host name
  • dnsdomainname - show the system's DNS domain name
  • domainname - show or set the system's NIS/YP domain name
  • nisdomainname - show or set system's NIS/YP domain name
  • ypdomainname - show or set the system's NIS/YP domain name

under funtoo, /etc/conf.d/hostname controls the system hostname. /etc/conf.d/net is where your domain name is defined. /etc/hosts is where static routes and loopbacks are defined.