netbase - Basic TCP/IP networking system

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name netbase
Package version 5.3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 66 B
Download size 18.54 KB
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This package provides the necessary infrastructure for basic TCP/IP based


Package Version Architecture Repository
netbase_5.3_all.deb 5.3 all Debian Main
netbase - - -


Name Value
lsb-base >= 3.0-6


Type URL
Binary Package netbase_5.3_all.deb
Source Package netbase

Install Howto

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




2014-10-21 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (5.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* etc-services: added amqps (5671/tcp).
2013-12-30 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (5.2) unstable; urgency=low
* etc-services: added ipsec-nat-t (4500/udp). (Closes: #718210)
* etc-services: added syslog-tls (6514/tcp). (Closes: #729565)
* etc-services: added dicom (11112/tcp). (Closes: #710361)
2013-04-02 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* etc-services: removed console (782/tcp).
Reverted because #658077 was totally bogus: this entry is not useful.
* etc-services: added urd (465/tcp). ssmtp and smtps kept as aliases.
(Closes: #703175)
* etc-services: added db-lsp (17500/tcp). (Closes: #695708)
* etc-protocols: added hopopt (0). (Closes: #675339)
* Removed ip6-localnet and ip6-mcastprefix from the default /etc/hosts
created by postinst because they have no purpose. (Closes: #688090)
* Made the package Multi-Arch foreign. (Closes: #688396)
* Slightly raised the ifupdown Breaks version to match Ubuntu.
2012-05-14 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (5.0) unstable; urgency=medium
* Removed the init script, added Breaks: ifupdown (<< 0.7~rc1).
(Closes: #595113)
* etc-services: added asf-rmcp (623/udp). (Closes: #657152)
* etc-services: added iscsi-target (3260/tcp). (Closes: #657178)
* etc-services: added console (782/tcp). (Closes: #658077)
* Starting from this release, TCP/UDP ports will be added only for the
actually implemented protocol even if IANA nowadays assigns both.
* Removed the obsolete dependency on initscripts.
2011-10-30 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (4.47) unstable; urgency=low
* etc-services: added groupwise (1677). (Closes: #633375)
* etc-services: removed clc-build-daemon (8990/tcp) because it is
unofficial and invalid accordingly to RFC 6335. (Closes: #641291)
* etc-services: swapped the www name with its alias http, since the latter
is the official name.
* s/_/-/ for the following service names, to comply with RFC 6335:
pipe_server, sge_qmaster, sge_execd, kerberos_master, passwd_server,
krb_prop, moira_db, moira_update, moira_ureg. The old names have
been retained as aliases.
2011-06-26 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (4.46) unstable; urgency=medium
* etc-protocols: added mobility-header (135). (Closes: #630239)
* etc-services: added f5-globalsite (2792), f5-iquery (4353).
(Closes: #630110)
* etc-services: changed the description of domain. (Closes: #628023)
* etc-services: removed the duplicated descriptions from UDP ports.
* Added md5sums. (Closes: #616714)
2011-01-19 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (4.45) unstable; urgency=high
* etc-services: added 4691 (mtn). (Closes: #607858)
* etc-protocols: added dccp (33). (Closes: #610536)
2010-12-05 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (4.44) unstable; urgency=medium
* etc-services: added 5666 (nrpe/tcp), mysql-proxy (6446).
(Closes: #604830)
2010-10-23 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (4.43) unstable; urgency=medium
* etc-services: added nbd (10809/tcp), epmd (4369).
(Closes: #591568, #599526)
2010-06-25 - Marco d'Itri <>
netbase (4.42) unstable; urgency=low
* Stop setting net.ipv6.bindv6only=1 by default. (Closes: #560238)
* Remove /etc/hosts and /etc/networks on purge to please mindless
nitpickers and piuparts. (Closes: #585708)
* Do not add IPv6-related names to /etc/hosts on upgrades to allow
people to remove them and break their own systems. (Closes: #579752)
* Create /etc/hosts and /etc/networks if missing on the first install
(e.g. when installing with debootstrap).
* etc-services: added dcap (22125/tcp), gsidcap (22128/tcp).
(Closes: #586396)

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