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"SLC6X: applications/internet: nc

nc - Reads and writes data across network connections using TCP or UDP

Website: http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/usr.bin/nc/
License: BSD
Vendor: Scientific Linux CERN, http://cern.ch/linux
Description:
The nc package contains Netcat (the program is actually nc), a simple
utility for reading and writing data across network connections, using
the TCP or UDP protocols. Netcat is intended to be a reliable back-end
tool which can be used directly or easily driven by other programs and
scripts.  Netcat is also a feature-rich network debugging and
exploration tool, since it can create many different connections and
has many built-in capabilities.

You may want to install the netcat package if you are administering a
network and you'd like to use its debugging and network exploration
capabilities.

Packages

nc-1.84-24.el6.i686 [55 KiB] Changelog by Petr Šabata (2014-11-26):
- Remove the *.language backup files

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