net-acct - User-mode IP accounting daemon

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name net-acct
Package version 0.71
Package release 9
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 200 B
Download size 48.82 KB
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This package logs network traffic. It provides a daemon (nacctd) that
logs all traffic passing the machine it runs on (similar to what tcpdump
Capability is provided to associate traffic to slip/ppp users in case you
run a slip/ppp server.


Package Version Architecture Repository
net-acct_0.71-9_i386.deb 0.71 i386 Ubuntu Universe
net-acct - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
logrotate -


Type URL
Binary Package net-acct_0.71-9_amd64.deb
Source Package net-acct

Install Howto

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




2009-11-01 - St├ęphane Glondu <>
net-acct (0.71-9) unstable; urgency=low
* Move patches to upstream to quilt series
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format
* Switch to dh with overrides
* Add debian/README.source
* Upstream is dead: remove Homepage field, update watch file
* debian/control:
- update my e-mail address and remove DMUA
- update Standards-Version to 3.8.3 (no changes)
2008-06-21 - Stephane Glondu <>
net-acct (0.71-8) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer (Closes: #486000: ITA: net-acct)
* Acknowledge NMU
* Use debhelper 7: debian/rules rewritten, maintenance scripts
updated (and partly automatically generated by debhelper)
* Fix handling nostrip build option (Closes: #437610)
* Update Standards-Version to 3.8.0
* Add Homepage field to debian/control
* Fix Lintian warning in debian/changelog
* Use logrotate instead of cron.daily/savelog
* Purging removes log files (Closes: #332495)
* Don't compress perl modules in examples (Closes: #162665)
* Add README.Debian and switch to machine-parsable copyright format,
as per
* Add LSB short description and status command to init.d script
* Add debian/watch
* Fix incomplete sl2rbl output (Closes: #440335)
2008-04-02 - Peter Eisentraut <>
net-acct (0.71-7.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Added LSB formatted dependency info in init.d script (closes: #468892)
2008-01-16 - Luca Falavigna <>
net-acct (0.71-7.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/rules: fix bashism (Closes: #379633).
* debian/postinst: fix deprecated-chown-usage lintian warning.
2007-09-02 - Robert S. Edmonds <>
net-acct (0.71-7.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use invoke-rc.d; closes: #367725.
2004-09-07 - Bernd Eckenfels <>
net-acct (0.71-7) unstable; urgency=high
* reupload for faster processing (resigned with correct GPG key)
2004-09-07 - Bernd Eckenfels <>
net-acct (0.71-6) unstable; urgency=high
* spelling fix (Closes Bug: #125176)
* SECURITY: fixed insecure temp file creation/deletion reported
by Stefan Nordhausen. This is net-acct-notempfiles.patch from
Sep 2 2004 (Closes: Bug #270359) (simply remove the code)
* include stdlib.h to declare strdup (Closes: Bug #226655) (not critical
since the compiled object was not used)
* removed compiler warning (undefined integer variable in capture-linux.c)
* bumped standards version from 3.5.6 to 3.6.1 (no /usr/doc link)
* fixed path to interpreter in sample (Closes: Bug #162664)
* fixed endianess problem in protocol type detection.
* fixed copyright-should-refer-to-common-license-file-for-gpl
2001-12-16 - Bernd Eckenfels <>
net-acct (0.71-5) unstable; urgency=low
* chnaged section to extra
* added manpage from Alex King ( THANKS! Closes: Bug#4309
2001-10-20 - Bernd Eckenfels <>
net-acct (0.71-3) unstable; urgency=low
* fixed missing check for binary in nacct-daily (Closes: Bug #116252)
* fixed url in copyright file
* upgraded to standrds version 3.5.6, remove gcc -g switch
2000-11-18 - Bernd Eckenfels <>
net-acct (0.71-2) unstable; urgency=low
* closes bug #76917 (missing +x for prerm)

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netcat_1.10-39_all.deb TCP/IP swiss army knife -- transitional package
netcdf-bin_4.1.1-6_amd64.deb Programs for reading and writing NetCDF files
netcdf-doc_4.1.1-6_all.deb Documentation for NetCDF
netcdf-ruby1.8_0.6.5-3build1_all.deb Ruby interface of netCDF library
netcdf-ruby1.9.1_0.6.5-3build1_all.deb Ruby interface of netCDF library
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netcf_0.1.9-2ubuntu3_amd64.deb programs for the netcf library
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