libnl-utils - Utilities for dealing with netlink sockets

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libnl-utils
Package version 3.2.24
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 189 B
Download size 31.31 KB
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This is a library for applications dealing with netlink sockets.
The library provides an interface for raw netlink messaging and various
netlink family specific interfaces.
These utilities help dealing with netlink sockets.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libnl-utils_3.2.24-2_i386.deb 3.2.24 i386 Debian Main
libnl-utils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libnl-3-200 >= 3.2.7
libnl-cli-3-200 = 3.2.24-2
libnl-genl-3-200 >= 3.2.7
libnl-idiag-3-200 = 3.2.24-2
libnl-nf-3-200 >= 3.2.7
libnl-route-3-200 >= 3.2.7


Type URL
Binary Package libnl-utils_3.2.24-2_amd64.deb
Source Package libnl3

Install Howto

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




2014-04-18 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.24-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Backport two upstream fixes to prevent issues with older kernels:
- dfd0a80ec845 (route: don't enforce minlen in inet6_parse_protinfo()
(IFLA_PROTINFO) and inet_parse_af() (IFLA_AF_SPEC)
- 5206c050504f (route/addr: only sent IFA_FLAGS when needed to workaround
picky older kernels)
2014-02-16 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.24-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Add new libnl-idiag library handling inetdiag requests
2013-05-21 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.21-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #707081)
Including CAN support (Closes: #698954)
* Add symbols files (Closes: #654758)
* Provide static libraries (Closes: #693939, #693940)
* Update standards to 3.9.4
* Removed doc package. Libnl3 documentation is released
separately now.
2012-06-30 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.7-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Add watch file (Closes: #679473)
* Use dh-autoreconf to update the build system (Closes: 679474)
2012-06-18 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.7-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix FTBFS due to failing (Closes: #674322)
* Convert to Multi-Arch (Closes: #676611)
* Update standards to 3.9.3 - no changes
* Switch to dpkg-source format 3.0 (quilt)
2012-03-05 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.7-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Force doxygen dot-threads to 1 to circumvent segfaults on armel
* Add missing build-dependency on ghostscript
2012-02-13 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Build-depend on source-highlight (Closes: #657254)
2011-12-19 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable
* Split split udeb to be in line with regular packages
* Move libnl and libnl-genl to /lib for iw and wpa_supplicant.
2011-11-06 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.2.3-1) experimental; urgency=low
* Upload to experimental to not break debian-installer
* Split library and dev packages for the individual libraries
* Add utils package
[Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <>]
* New upstream release (Closes: #648819)
* debian/patches/0001-fix-headers.patch,
debian/patches/0003-fix-out-of-tree-build.patch: dropped.
* debian/patches/0004-more-out-of-tree-build-fixes.patch: new patch; adjust
Makefiles some more to properly deal with the out-of-tree build when
generating headers and documentation.
* debian/control:
- rename packages to follow upstream soname.
- add python-pygments, xmlstarlet, texlive-latex-base and asciidoc to
* debian/rules: update due to upstream soname changes.
* debian/*.install: rename and update due to upstream soname changes.
* debian/libnl-3-200.install: netlink config files should be installed to
/etc/libnl, not /etc/libnl3.
* debian/libnl-3-doc.install,
debian/libnl-3-doc.doc-base: update to take into account new paths.
2011-09-26 - Heiko Stuebner <>
libnl3 (3.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU
* Install config-files to /etc/libnl3 (Closes: #632790)

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