iperf - Internet Protocol bandwidth measuring tool

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename iperf_2.0.12+dfsg1-2_i386.deb
Package name iperf
Package version 2.0.12+dfsg1
Package release 2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin::monitoring interface::commandline interface::daemon net network::server protocol::ip protocol::ipv6 role::program scope::utility use::monitor works-with::network-traffic
Homepage https://sourceforge.net/projects/iperf2/
License -
Maintainer Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
Download size 76.11 KB
Installed size 204.00 KB
Iperf is a modern alternative for measuring TCP and UDP bandwidth performance,
allowing the tuning of various parameters and characteristics.
* Measure bandwidth, packet loss, delay jitter
* Report MSS/MTU size and observed read sizes.
* Support for TCP window size via socket buffers.
* Multi-threaded. Client and server can have multiple simultaneous
* Client can create UDP streams of specified bandwidth.
* Multicast and IPv6 capable.
* Options can be specified with K (kilo-) and M (mega-) suffices.
* Can run for specified time, rather than a set amount of data to transfer.
* Picks the best units for the size of data being reported.
* Server handles multiple connections.
* Print periodic, intermediate bandwidth, jitter, and loss reports at
specified intervals.
* Server can be run as a daemon.
* Use representative streams to test out how link layer compression affects
your achievable bandwidth.


Package Version Architecture Repository
iperf_2.0.12+dfsg1-2_amd64.deb 2.0.12+dfsg1 amd64 Debian Main
iperf - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcc1 >= 1:4.2
libstdc++6 >= 5


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package iperf_2.0.12+dfsg1-2_i386.deb
Source Package iperf

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install iperf deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install iperf




2018-07-13 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.12+dfsg1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix compilation on kfreebsd-amd64.
2018-07-12 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.12+dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* Updated standards.
2017-08-17 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.10+dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Fixed homepage in copyright file.
* Updated standards.
2016-07-15 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.9+dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version, including fix for FTBFS with gcc 6. (Closes: #831180)
* Updated standards.
* Updated homepage and watch file.
2014-07-15 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.5+dfsg1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix hardening building.
2014-07-13 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.5+dfsg1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Repackaged tarball to delete */service.[ch] (unused) files with
restrictive copyright.
* Machine readable debian/copyright.
* Updated standards.
* Fix 100% CPU consumption bug in daemon mode.
* Set traffic class for IPv6.
2012-05-24 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix improper check for IPv6 family when sending multicast
(Closes: #674288).
* Updated standards.
2011-11-15 - Simon Paillard <spaillard@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.5-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix FTBFS -Werror=format-security (Closes: #643408)
2011-01-08 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix server mode exiting after TCP bidirectional test.
2010-12-26 - Roberto Lumbreras <rover@debian.org>
iperf (2.0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* Updated standards.
* Deleted patches merged by upstream:
* Dropped probably unnecesary patches:
* Fix 'recieve' spelling-error-in-binary (lintian).

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