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Netshow Provider for Linux Operating Systems

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Netshow-linux is a Provider for Netshow, a Network Abstraction Software. It is optimized to collect core networking data from Linux devices that contain many interfaces.

Netshow-linux has 2 main modules.


This module contains other modules that are responsible for retrieving network information from the Linux kernel and associated components. This information is abstracted in mainly into interface types, like bonds, bridges, bond members and so on.


Netshow modules are responsible for printing the network information collected from the netshowlib modules. For example, the print_iface netshow module takes interface information retrieved by netshowlib modules and abstracted in python objects and prints the information in a human readable form.


Netshow is available on Use the newish PIP version like 7.0+ and run

pip install netshow-linux-lib


  1. Fork it.

  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature).

  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature').

  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature).

  5. Create new Pull Request.

License and Authors

Author:: Cumulus Networks Inc.

Copyright:: 2015 Cumulus Networks Inc.

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Cumulus Linux

Cumulus Linux is a software distribution that runs on top of industry standard networking hardware. It enables the latest Linux applications and automation tools on networking gear while delivering new levels of innovation and flexibility to the data center.

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This project is licensed under the GNU General Public License, Version 2.0

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