sniffit - packet sniffer and monitoring tool

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name sniffit
Package version 0.3.7.beta
Package release 19build1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 131 B
Download size 57.70 KB
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sniffit is a packet sniffer for TCP/UDP/ICMP packets.
sniffit is able to give you very detailed technical info
on these packets (SEC, ACK, TTL, Window, ...) but also
packet contents in different formats (hex or plain text,


Package Version Architecture Repository
sniffit_0.3.7.beta-19build1_amd64.deb 0.3.7.beta amd64 Ubuntu Universe
sniffit - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libncurses5 >= 6
libpcap0.8 >= 0.9.8
libtinfo5 >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package sniffit_0.3.7.beta-19build1_i386.deb
Source Package sniffit

Install Howto

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




2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-19build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ncurses6 transition.
2015-05-03 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-19) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update to unstable.
2015-04-03 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-18) experimental; urgency=medium
* New maintainer. Thanks to William Vera for your work over this package.
(Closes: #781587)
* Migrations:
- debian/copyright to version 1.0.
- DH level to 9.
- Using autoreconf.
* Renaming:
- to docs.
- sniffit.examples to examples.
- sniffit.install to install.
- sniffit.manpages to manpages.
* debian/clean: added to remove files created by upstream.
* debian/control:
- Added the Vcs-* fields.
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
- Removed the Homepage field. The upstream development is dead and no
longer exist a homepage. (Closes: #685419)
* debian/copyright: updated all data.
* debian/manpages: added sniffit.8.
* debian/patches/:
- Added the Last-Update field to all previous patches.
- Added the 06_clang_FTBFS_Wreturn-type.patch, to allow build using
CLANG. Thanks to Nicolas Sévelin-Radiguet <>.
(Closes: #741125)
- fix-manpage-8: added to fix some spelling errors in sniffit.8.
* debian/rules:
- Added the '--with autotools-dev' customization to dh target.
- Added the override_dh_clean target to allow the package to build twice.
- Added the DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS variable to fix the issues pointed by
blhc tool.
- Removed lots of trash.
* debian/source/options: added to ignore changes in some upstream files.
* debian/watch: added a fake site to explain about the current
status of the original upstream homepage.
2012-08-16 - William Vera <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-17) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU.
+ Thanks Aron Xu.
* Added a patch to enable hardening options. (Closes: #649817).
+ Thanks Simon Ruderich.
* Added a patch to fix spelling error on binary.
* Fixed spelling error on debian/README.Debian.
* Added "DM-Upload-Allowed: yes" at debian/control.
2012-03-26 - Aron Xu <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-16.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Various changes to install correct files.
2012-03-06 - William Vera <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-16) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU.
+ Thanks HIGUCHI Daisuke.
* Delete dpatch as Build Depend.
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format. (Closes: #664401).
* Added missing recommended target build-arch in debian/rules.
* Updated Standards Version to 3.9.3.
* Added flags to enable hardening options in debian/rules (Closes: #649817).
+ Thanks VDR dai.
2011-11-10 - HIGUCHI Daisuke (VDR dai) <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-15.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/patches/05_fix_segfaults_on_amd64_bts644978.dpatch
- fix segfaults on amd64, thanks Sebastian Harl <>
(Closes: #644978).
2009-10-24 - William Vera <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-15) unstable; urgency=low
* Added a patch to add support for GNU/kFreeBSD (Closes: #535506). 
* Added README.source (dpatch). 
* Updated Standards Version to 3.8.3. 
2009-06-10 - William Vera <>
sniffit (0.3.7.beta-14) unstable; urgency=low
* Added a patch to defined prototyes correctly (Closes: #532581).
+ Thanks James Westby 
* Updated Standards Version to 3.8.1
* Added ${misc:Depends} at debian/control file.
* Added Homepage field at debian/control file.
* Added a patch with old changes in diff.gz.
* Added a patch to fix manpages format.

See Also

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snmpsim_0.2.4-1_all.deb SNMP agent simulator
snmptrapd_5.7.3+dfsg-1ubuntu4_i386.deb Net-SNMP notification receiver
snmptrapfmt_1.14+nmu1ubuntu1_i386.deb A configurable snmp trap handler daemon for snmpd
snmptt_1.4-1_all.deb SNMP trap handler for use with snmptrapd
snoopy_2.3.1-2_i386.deb execve() wrapper and logger
snort-common-libraries_2.9.7.0-5_i386.deb flexible Network Intrusion Detection System - libraries
snort-common_2.9.7.0-5_all.deb flexible Network Intrusion Detection System - common files
snort-doc_2.9.7.0-5_all.deb flexible Network Intrusion Detection System - documentation
snort-rules-default_2.9.7.0-5_all.deb flexible Network Intrusion Detection System - ruleset
snort_2.9.7.0-5_i386.deb flexible Network Intrusion Detection System
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