bing - Empirical stochastic bandwidth tester

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name bing
Package version 1.1.3
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 96 B
Download size 28.76 KB
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Bing is a point-to-point bandwidth measurement tool (hence the 'b'),
based on ping.
Bing determines the real (raw, as opposed to available or average)
throughput on a link by measuring ICMP echo requests' round trip times
for different packet sizes at each end of the link.


Package Version Architecture Repository
bing_1.1.3-2_i386.deb 1.1.3 i386 Debian Main
bing - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7-1


Type URL
Binary Package bing_1.1.3-2_amd64.deb
Source Package bing

Install Howto

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




2009-01-12 - Mark Purcell <>
bing (1.1.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix "segfaults on IPv6 addresses" Patch from Jeremie Koenig
(Closes: #511407)
* Update to Standards Version 3.8.0
- Add Homepage: & debian/watch
2003-01-14 - Mark Purcell <>
bing (1.1.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release, Thanks Stephane Bortzmeyer.
* Reapply Nikunj A. Dadhania HURD patch (Fixes: Bug#109724)
* Update debian/copyright (Closes: Bug#169064)
* bing now displays Mbps or Kbps as most sensible (Closes: Bug#27597,
Bug#61771, Bug#119818)
2002-01-03 - Mark Purcell <>
bing (1.0.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Apply Nikunj A. Dadhania HURD patch (Fixes: Bug#109724)
2001-12-23 - Mark Purcell <>
bing (1.0.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix spelling (Closes: Bug#124453)
* NMU Fixed bugs - Closed: (Closes: #37197, #45733, #55585, #58514) 
2001-12-17 - Mark Purcell <>
bing (1.0.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: Bug#123534)
* New upstream release (Closes: Bug#83124)
* Added Build-Depends: (Closes: Bug#70259)
2000-02-26 - Josip Rodin <>
bing (1.0.4-5.3.1) frozen unstable; urgency=low
* Reupload of 1.0.4-5.3 into frozen, too, as it fixes two bugs (one
of them RC). Sorry for wasting bandwidth :)
2000-02-26 - Josip Rodin <>
bing (1.0.4-5.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Removed suid bit, added README.Debian explaining it, an applied
the patch for the buffer overflow, closes: #58514.
* Suidless bing now really belongs to /usr/sbin, closes: #55585.
1999-09-25 - Josip Rodin <>
bing (1.0.4-5.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload, approved by maintainer.
* Changed packaging to use debhelper, and updated for Policy 3.x.
* Use suidregister to register (mode 4755) binary /usr/sbin/bing.
* Fix the license and URL in the copyright file (fixes: #37197).
1997-11-10 - Martin Mitchell <>
bing (1.0.4-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer release.
* Libc6 compile.
1997-05-13 - Michael Shields <>
bing (1.0.4-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Convert to new package format.

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