How to install ethtool from tar.gz

Posted: 27th October 2016 by admin in all
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1.Download latest ethtool archive from :https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/

wget https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/network/ethtool/ethtool-3.15.tar.gz

2.Open the downladed archive

tar -zzfv ethtool-3.15.tar.gz

3. Go to unarchived folder

cd ethtool-3.15

Then type " ./configure –prefix=/usr " hit return should be screen fulls of more stuff.

Then type " make " more stuff

Then type " make install "

Hopefully this installs ethtool . Test by simply typing " ethtool " in a terminal , you should get the useage menu.

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