python-libpcap - Python wrapper for libpcap packet capture library

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename python-libpcap_0.6.4-1_i386.deb
Package name python-libpcap
Package version 0.6.4
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category python
License -
Maintainer Debian QA Group <>
Download size 34.65 KB
Installed size 130.00 KB
Python module for the libpcap, the UNIX packet capture library.
This can be used for many purposes including network debugging,
traffic analysis, intrusion detection, based on the original
Python libpcap module by Aaron Rhodes.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-libpcap_0.6.4-1_amd64.deb 0.6.4 amd64 Debian Main
python-libpcap - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libpcap0.8 >= 0.9.8
python >= 2.7
python << 2.8


Name Value
python2.7-libpcap -


Name Value
python-pypcap -


Type URL
Binary Package python-libpcap_0.6.4-1_i386.deb
Source Package python-libpcap

Install Howto

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




2013-02-27 - Prach Pongpanich <>
python-libpcap (0.6.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload
* Maintainer field set to QA Group
* New upstream release (Closes: #703759)
* Convert to dh_python2, thank to Colin Watson (Closes: #617012)
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format
+ split diff into historic patches
* Convert copyright file to UTF-8
* Add watch file, thank to Bart Martens
* Use wrap-and-sort in debian/control
* Convert debian/rules to debhelper-7 style,
thank to Jakub Wilk
* Update copyright file to version 1.0 format
+ Remove refer to BSD license file
+ Bump the copyright year
* Bump debhelper compat to 9
* Update package description
* Add ${misc:Depends} to the python-libpcap dependency
* Drop libpcap0.8 from Build-Depends and Depends,
thank to Sebastian Ramacher
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.4
2012-04-30 - Shell Xu <>
python-libpcap (0.6.2-0.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* (Closes: #656543) python-pypcap python-libpcap marked as conflict. 
2009-11-21 - Richard Darst <>
python-libpcap (0.6.2-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
[ Richard Darst ]
* New upstream release
* Fix problems in build-tools/ and build-tools/
which caused FTBFS (Closes: #542984).  This is probably related to SWIG
* str/int comparison bug fixed, which caused the hacked doc system
above to not even be seen from python.
[ Kumar Appaiah ]
* Build for all Python versions
+ Build-Depend on python-all-dev in debian/control.
+ Alter debian/rules to build for all Python versions.
* Set correct homepage field in debian/control.
* Add '~' to Debian-specific version numbers in Build-Depends.
* Add ${shlibs:Depends} to the python-libpcap dependency.
+ Run dh_shlibdeps.
2007-08-01 - Thomas Bläsing <>
python-libpcap (0.6.1+cvs.2007.07.28-2) unstable; urgency=low
* fixed policy violation (Closes: #435261)
2007-07-28 - Thomas Bläsing <>
python-libpcap (0.6.1+cvs.2007.07.28-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #215367)

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