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Instant Netcat Starter by K.C. Yerrid

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Installation

In four easy steps, you can install Netcat and get it set up on your system, whether it is Windows, Linux, Unix, or Mac OS X. For brevity, we will be focusing on Windows and Debian distributions of Linux. Mac OS X has Netcat installed by default, albeit without the DGAPING_SECURITY_HOLE option enabled (which is explained later). For information on recompiling Netcat for Mac OS X (BSD) with the DGAPING_SECURITY_HOLE option, please refer to the build instructions in the man pages.

For all supported platforms

The requirements for Netcat are reflective of the good old days of computing, when Bill Gates was famously (and also incorrectly) attributed to the 640 K memory ceiling on personal computing needs (see http://www.wired.com/politics/law/news/1997/01/1484 ...

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