Play with the Lovely Netcat

    Date08 Jan 2002
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    The first but secondary purpose of this article is to introduce you this nifty networking tool: /usr/bin/netcat which is well available from the Debian GNU/Linux under the package name netcat. (The drill: apt-get install netcat and you're done.) There are very . . . The first but secondary purpose of this article is to introduce you this nifty networking tool: /usr/bin/netcat which is well available from the Debian GNU/Linux under the package name netcat. (The drill: apt-get install netcat and you're done.) There are very well written companion documentation by the anonymous software author, and from which a well formatted Unix manual page by my fellow Debian developers. Reading the companion documentation is really an interesting experience. It would almost certainly reminds the gentle reader that there is truly this kind of creature called Unix gurus living somewhere at the large. That kind of hackish feeling, think it, insists on and successful in being anonymous, after written such an excellent piece of software. Only true Unix guru could do that!
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