Packages with the net use flag

app-shells / bash : The standard GNU Bourne again shell

  • Enable /dev/tcp/host/port redirection

dev-libs / poco : C++ libraries for building network-based applications

  • Classes to write network clients & servers

games-engines / scummvm : Reimplementation of the SCUMM game engine used in Lucasarts adventures

  • enable cloud support via media-libs/sdl2-net

games-fps / prboom-plus : An enhanced clone of the classic first-person shooter Doom

  • Enable support for network play

mail-client / s-nail : Enhanced mailx-compatible mail client based on Heirloom mailx (nail)

  • Enable support for network protocols (POP, IMAP and SMTP). If you only need to send mail with the local Transport Agent, disabling this will get you support for only /usr/sbin/sendmail call.

sys-apps / hwids : Hardware (PCI, USB, OUI, IAB) IDs databases

  • Install the oui.txt and iab.txt databases