nmapfe (xnmap) - GTK+ graphical frontend to the Nmap Security Scanner
nmapfe [ any Glib options such as --display ]
Nmapfe (also known as xnmap) is a convenient X Window front end for the
Nmap Security Scanner. Most of the options correspond directly to Nmap
options, which are described in detail in the Nmap man page. We recom-
mend you read that first. There is also limited help available via the
NmapFE "Help" menu.
NmapFE was originally written by Zach Smith <email@example.com>
It is now maintained by Fyodor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Feel free to write me ( email@example.com ) with questions or bug
The newest version of nmapfe can be obtained from http://www.inse-
nmapfe is (C) 1999, 2000 by Fyodor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
Free Software Foundation; Version 2. This guarantees your right to
use, modify, and redistribute Nmap under certain conditions. If this
license is unacceptable to you, Insecure.Org may be willing to sell
alternative licenses (contact email@example.com ).
Source is provided to this software because we believe users have a
right to know exactly what a program is going to do before they run it.
This also allows you to audit the software for security holes (none
have been found so far).
Source code also allows you to port nmapfe to new platforms, fix bugs,
and add new features. You are highly encouraged to send your changes
to Fyodor for possible incorporation into the main Nmap distribution.
By sending these changes to Fyodor or nmap-hackers, it is assumed that
you are offering Fyodor the unlimited, non-exclusive right to reuse,
modify, and relicense the code. If you wish to specify special license
conditions of your contributions, please state them up front.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MER-
CHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General
Public License for more details (it is in the COPYING file of the nmap
It should also be noted that Nmap has been known to crash certain
poorly written applications, TCP/IP stacks, and even operating systems.
Nmap should never be run against mission critical systems unless you
are prepared to suffer downtime. We acknowledge here that Nmap may
crash your systems or networks and we disclaim all liability for any
damage or problems Nmap could cause.
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