diffmon - Tool for reporting changes in system configuration

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name diffmon
Package version 20020222
Package release 2.6
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 90 B
Download size 12.10 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This tool is run by a nightly cron job, and takes a `diff' of specified system
configuration files and emails them to a specified email address.  Options
to diff can be specified.  This is useful in friendly environments where there
are multiple sysadmins working on configuration files/setups and everyone's
changes are reported.  CVS is a better answer, but most of us don't want to
have the hassle of putting system files in a repository.


Package Version Architecture Repository
diffmon_20020222-2.6_all.deb 20020222 all Ubuntu Universe
diffmon - - -


Name Value
bash >= 2.0
mail-transport-agent -
sendmail -


Type URL
Binary Package diffmon_20020222-2.6_all.deb
Source Package diffmon

Install Howto

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




2013-09-22 - Robert Luberda <robert@debian.org>
diffmon (20020222-2.6) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload fo remove build-dependency on dbs (closes: #576037);
upload this NMU to DELAYED/10 queue.
* Switch to non-native tarball and the '3.0 (quilt)' source format.
* Use debhelper v9 and its tiny rules format.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
* Remove duplicated `Section' line from debian/control (lintian).
* Modify 04-manpage to fix typos in man page (closes: #246466).
2010-01-15 - Filippo Giunchedi <filippo@debian.org>
diffmon (20020222-2.5) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use >= in build-depends instead of the deprecated >
* Adjust debian/patches to not write to build-tree/diffmon-20020222.new but
build-tree/diffmon-20020222 (Closes: #560563)
2008-05-01 - Filippo Giunchedi <filippo@debian.org>
diffmon (20020222-2.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Include check for diffmon's executability in cron.daily (Closes: #435987)
2007-02-02 - Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
diffmon (20020222-2.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Remove the abusive debconf note as proposed by the maintainer
back in 2002. Closes: #137637
* Remove the full stop at the end of the package description
in the control file
2006-10-25 - Julien Danjou <acid@debian.org>
diffmon (20020222-2.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix a security hole with bad umask (Closes: #382132)
* Bump standards version
* Change Build-Depends-Indep to Build-Depends
2006-07-12 - Amaya Rodrigo Sastre <amaya@debian.org>
diffmon (20020222-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Rebuild should take care of the dependency on cdebconf (Closes: #331803).
* Get rid of the /usr/doc link (Closes: #359380). 
2002-02-26 - Jeff Bailey <jbailey@nisa.net>
diffmon (20020222-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Update debconf text.  (Closes: #135400, #135401)
Thanks to Lazarus Long for help with these.
* Create files in the debconf cache with permissions 600.
Thanks to Reid Sutherland for the patch. (Closes: #135699)
2002-02-22 - Jeff Bailey <jbailey@nisa.net>
diffmon (20020222-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release (Closes: #133101).

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