packeth - Ethernet packet generator

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name packeth
Package version 1.6.5
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 416 B
Download size 137.14 KB
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packeth is a GUI packet generator tool for Ethernet.
It allows you to create and send any possible packet
or sequence of packets via Ethernet. It also
supports the PCAP format, so you can load packets
from any other program (i.e. wireshark).
You can create and send any Ethernet packet. The
supported protocols are: Ethernet II, Ethernet
802.3, 802.1q, QinQ, ARP, IPv4, UDP, TCP, ICMP,


Package Version Architecture Repository
packeth_1.6.5-2_i386.deb 1.6.5 i386 Debian Main
packeth - - -


Name Value
libatk1.0-0 >= 1.12.4
libc6 >= 2.3
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libgtk2.0-0 >= 2.8.0


Type URL
Binary Package packeth_1.6.5-2_amd64.deb
Source Package packeth

Install Howto

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




2011-09-13 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS because of wrong link order, thanks to Colin Watson
(Closes: #641422)
* Standards-Version bumped to 3.9.2, no changes needed
* Bump debhelper compatibility to 8
2010-03-04 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* debian/control:
- updated my email address
- DMUA removed
- bumped Standards-Version to 3.8.4 (no changes needed)
- bumped debhelper dependency to >= 7.0.50~, to use
overridden rules
- removed Build-Dependency on quilt
* debian/rules:
- use dh7
- rename /usr/bin/packETH to /usr/bin/packeth
* debian/watch updated
* debian/source/format: use 3.0 (quilt)
* debian/patches/:
- fix_pixmaps.patch removed, fixed upstream
- fix_warnings.patch updated, and renamed to 01-fix_warnings.patch
- fix_Makefile.patch removed, fixed in debian/rules
- 02-fix_typo.patch added
* debian/examples removed, no more available upstream
* debian/packeth.1 manually rewritten, without using docbook sources
* debian/copyright: point to the non-symlink license
2009-10-31 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version
* debian/rules rewritten to adapt to new source layout
- debian/manpages added
- debian/examples added
- debian/dirs added
* debian/control:
- bumped quilt Build-Depends to >= 0.46-7~ (to use --with quilt in
- Standards-Version bumped to 3.8.3 (no changes needed)
* debian/patches/* refreshed to cleanly apply
2009-02-17 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6.2-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules:
- fix clean target, FTBFS because of cruft left in debian/
(Closes: #515719)
2009-02-15 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6.2-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable.
2009-02-01 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6.2-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New Upstream Version
* debian/copyright updated
* debian/control:
- setting DM-Upload-Allowed
* Packaging switched to dh7
2008-12-31 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* [67fe44f] Packaging converted to git: fixed Vcs-* urls accordingly
* [dc4ed8d] Adding .desktop file
* [a2b61db] Added menu file (Closes: #501384)
* [dd20a8f] debian/rules updated
* [e999125] debian/changelog updated
* [bc31532] Added descriptions to the patches
* [3a7c40c] Standards-Version bump to 3.8.0, debian/README.source
* [2a748ea] Fixed menu section
2008-02-21 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
- "Ethernet" not capitalized in descriptions (Closes: #466497)
- debhelper dependency bumped to 6 (also debian/compat)
2008-02-16 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/fix_pixmaps.patch added (Closes: #465999)
2008-01-05 - David Paleino <>
packeth (1.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* debian/control:
- updated Vcs-Svn and Vcs-Browser (were missing a "/trunk" at the end)
- Standards-Version bumped to 3.7.3
* debian/rules:
- updated to fix new upstream source tree
* debian/patches:
- updated: upstream integrated the patches :)
- added new patch to fix some GCC warnings

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