fake - IP address takeover tool

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename fake_1.1.11-3_i386.deb
Package name fake
Package version 1.1.11
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin devel::lang:tcl interface::commandline network::hiavailability protocol::ip role::program scope::utility
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Simon Horman <horms@debian.org>
Download size 35.37 KB
Installed size 79.00 KB
Fake is a utility that enables the IP address be taken over by bringing up
a second interface on the host machine and using gratuitous arp. Designed
to switch in backup servers on a LAN.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fake_1.1.11-3_amd64.deb 1.1.11 amd64 Debian Main
fake - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.3.4


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package fake_1.1.11-3_i386.deb
Source Package fake

Install Howto

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




2017-01-11 - Simon Horman <horms@debian.org>
fake (1.1.11-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Restrict architecture to linux-any as send-arp uses a linux-specific
2017-01-11 - Simon Horman <horms@debian.org>
fake (1.1.11-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Make build reproducible. (Closes: #776949)
* Update standards version from 3.6.1 to 3.9.8
* Update debhelper compat level from 5 to 9
* Use dh_prep instead of dh_clean -k
* Use flags provided by dpkg-buildflags
2009-07-08 - Simon Horman <horms@debian.org>
fake (1.1.11-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream
- Include Raphael Geissert's non-maintainer upload changes.
- Don't die if FOREIGN_INTERFACE isn't set as it isn't mandatory.
2009-07-02 - Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
fake (1.1.10-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix bashism. (Closes: #530079)
* debian/rules:
+ Don't ignore errors by make;
+ Use $(CURDIR) instead of pwd.
* debian/compat: bump to level five.
* debian/control:
+ Bump versioned dependency on debhelper.
+ Add dependency on misc:Depends
2004-06-11 - Simon Horman <horms@debian.org>
fake (1.1.10-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New Upstream
* Removed unused LOG_DIR directive. Thomas Hood.  (closes: Bug#253292)
* Fixed typos in fake(8) man page. Thomas Hood. (closes: Bug#253294)
2004-06-08 - Simon Horman <horms@debian.org>
fake (1.1.9-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New Upstream
(closes: Bug#253129)
2002-10-21 - Simon Horman <horms@vergenet.net>
fake (1.1.8-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Updated for 1.1.8
(closes: Bug#165318)
2002-01-07 - Simon Horman <horms@vergenet.net>
fake (1.1.7) unstable; urgency=low
* A release

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