netpipe-tcp - Network performance tool using the TCP protocol

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Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename netpipe-tcp_3.7.2-7.4build3_amd64.deb
Package name netpipe-tcp
Package version 3.7.2
Package release 7.4build3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/net
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 89.48 KB
Installed size 119.00 KB
NetPIPE is a protocol independent performance tool that encapsulates
the best of ttcp and netperf and visually represents the network
performance under a variety of conditions. By taking the end-to-end
application view of a network, NetPIPE clearly shows the overhead
associated with different protocol layers. NetPIPE answers such
questions as: how soon will a given data block of size k arrive at its
destination? Which network and protocol will transmit size k blocks
the fastest? What is a given network's effective maximum throughput
and saturation level?  Does there exist a block size k for which the
throughput is maximized? How much communication overhead is due to the
network communication protocol layer(s)? How quickly will a small (< 1
kbyte) control message arrive, and which network and protocol are best
for this purpose?
This package uses a raw TCP protocol to measure network performance.


Package Version Architecture Repository
netpipe-tcp_3.7.2-7.4build3_i386.deb 3.7.2 i386 Ubuntu Universe
netpipe-tcp - - -


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libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package netpipe-tcp_3.7.2-7.4build3_amd64.deb
Source Package netpipe

Install Howto

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




2018-05-13 - Matthias Klose <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7.4build3) cosmic; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for dune openmpi soname change.
2016-10-22 - Steve Langasek <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7.4build2) zesty; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild against libopenmpi2
2016-02-07 - Matthias Klose <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7.4build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for openmpi transition.
2016-01-16 - Matthias Klose <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7.4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build-depend on libmpich-dev instead of libmpich2-dev.
* Build the netpipe-openmpi package on arm64 and ppc64el. Closes: #746692.
* Build using dpkg-buildflags.
* Bump the standards version.
2016-01-09 - Anton Gladky <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Replace mpich2 by mpich. (Closes: #810512)
2015-12-26 - Anton Gladky <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix compilation against new mpich. (Closes: #808591)
2015-12-15 - Anton Gladky <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Replace build-depends libmpich2-dev by libmpich-dev. (Closes: #808080)
2012-05-10 - Camm Maguire <>
netpipe (3.7.2-7) unstable; urgency=low
* prioity set to extra
2012-04-20 - Camm Maguire <>
netpipe (3.7.2-6) unstable; urgency=low
* mpich-bin -> mpich2 in netpipe-mpich2 depends.
2012-04-16 - Camm Maguire <>
netpipe (3.7.2-5) unstable; urgency=low
* netpipe-pvm extra priority

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