pidentd - TCP/IP IDENT protocol server with DES support

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name pidentd
Package version 3.0.19.ds1
Package release 7
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 118 B
Download size 45.24 KB
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Identd is a server which implements the TCP/IP proposed standard IDENT user
identification protocol as specified in the RFC 1413 document.
This package has been built with DES support.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pidentd_3.0.19.ds1-7_i386.deb 3.0.19.ds1 i386 Debian Main
pidentd - - -


Name Value
adduser -
inet-superserver -
libc6 >= 2.7
libssl1.0.0 >= 1.0.0
netbase -
openbsd-inetd -
passwd -
update-inetd -


Name Value
ident-server -


Name Value
ident-server -


Name Value
netstd -
pidentd-des << 3.0.14


Type URL
Binary Package pidentd_3.0.19.ds1-7_amd64.deb
Source Package pidentd

Install Howto

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




2011-12-08 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix update-rc.d error
Patch by Martin Stigge
Closes: 651031
2011-12-03 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-6) unstable; urgency=low
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Fix "pidentd does not work with /var/run mounted as a tmpfs file
system" apply the solution proposed by John Zaitseff adding an init
script (Closes: #411019)
[ Anibal Monsalve Salazar ]
* Debian source format is 3.0 (quilt)
* Standards-Version is 3.9.2
* DH compatibility level is 7
* Fix "Override says net - optional, .deb says net - standard"
* Fix maintainer-script-without-set-e
* Fix pidentd-des: empty-binary-package
* Fix dh-clean-k-is-deprecated
* Fix debian-rules-missing-recommended-target
* Fix command-with-path-in-maintainer-script
2008-09-23 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Priority is optional; closes: #416570, #492060
* Standards-Version is 3.8.0
* Fix description-contains-homepage
2007-08-19 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-4) unstable; urgency=high
* Change identd from /var/run back to /var/run/identd.
Closes: #438554, #427409, #430336, #430711.
2007-05-19 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Sinchronise with ubuntu.
2007-05-18 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU. Closes: #417040.
* Fixed the following lintian errors:
- outdated-autotools-helper-file aux/config.guess 2003-01-03
- outdated-autotools-helper-file aux/config.sub 2003-01-03
* Set debhelper >= 5.
2007-05-18 - Luk Claes <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-1.2) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix broken use of -a in test in postrm.
2007-05-17 - Luk Claes <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-1.1) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload during BSP.
* Fix unconditional use of deluser in postrm (Closes: #417040).
* Depend on update-inetd as it is used in prerm and postinst.
* Fix broken changelog entries.
2006-12-21 - Michael Bienia <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-1ubuntu1) feisty; urgency=low
[ Lionel Porcheron ]
* debian/control: Add update-inetd to pidentd's dependencies
(Closes Ubuntu: #76127).
* debian/control: Add openbsd-inetd | inet-superserver dependencies
as pidentd needs an inet server to work
* debian/pidentd.postinst: change identd home from /var/run/identd
to /var/run (Closes Ubuntu: #74968)
* change Build Dep linux-kernel-headers in linux-libc-dev (cause FTBFS)
[ Michael Bienia ]
* change the path from /var/run/identd/ to /var/run/
also in:
- doc/identd.8
- etc/identd.conf
- src/pidentd.h
- debian/pidentd.prerm
2006-06-21 - Anibal Monsalve Salazar <>
pidentd (3.0.19.ds1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Fixed "Since version of linux-kernel-headers,
tcp_diag.h was renamed as inet_diag.h", closes: 374749.
* Removed doc/rfc1413.txt.
* Fixed identd man page typos, closes: #337184.
Patch by A Costa <>.
* Set Standards-Version to 3.7.2.

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