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 debian 2011-02-24 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [67a9b3] imported debian patches for 0.9.10
 doc 2016-03-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [0f5fc5] update man page and manual
 glade 2016-03-21 Zev Weiss Zev Weiss [b31695] Small layout fix for preferences window.
 m4 2010-01-03 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [5d4083] screenshots merge
 po 2016-02-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [8cb594] updates and fixes for 0.9.14
 src 2016-03-21 Zev Weiss Zev Weiss [511fb4] More careful versions of pntohl() and friends.
 tests 2002-09-22 toledo toledo [c8ac98] Added a directory holding files helpful for tes...
 .hgignore 2010-01-03 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [5d4083] screenshots merge
 .hgtags 2016-02-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [d5f28e] Added tag rel-0.9.14 for changeset 8cb5942410c9
 ABOUT-NLS 2002-09-15 toledo toledo [ae9ab1] Assorted patches to compile in an updated envir...
 AUTHORS 2016-03-14 Zev Weiss Zev Weiss [a5ab56] List my main email address in AUTHORS file & cr...
 COPYING 2016-02-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [8cb594] updates and fixes for 0.9.14
 ChangeLog 2015-03-08 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [2d31e7] patch #5 from StrPt, make std files UTF-8
 FAQ 2009-09-27 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [c1fa86] release 0.9.8
 INSTALL 2015-06-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [86d562] fixes for autoconf 2.69, bump version number
 Makefile.am 2015-06-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [8caf8f] EtherApe services file is not needed anymore, f...
 NEWS 2016-03-21 Zev Weiss Zev Weiss [7215f9] Add '-Z' flag to run main process as unprivileg...
 OVERVIEW 2011-03-17 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [5d484b] split preferences (saved) from transient global...
 README 2001-04-03 toledo toledo [395571] Etherape to EtherApe name change
 README.bugs 2009-09-27 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [c1fa86] release 0.9.8
 TODO 2016-01-25 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [85a9b0] update po
 acinclude.m4 2006-03-10 bchiara bchiara [83c7e6] minor changes. Rephrased pcap-devel check to be...
 autogen.sh 2010-01-03 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [5d4083] screenshots merge
 configure.ac 2016-03-21 Zev Weiss Zev Weiss [dc4437] Move packet-capture to a separate process.
 etherape.1 2016-03-21 Zev Weiss Zev Weiss [7215f9] Add '-Z' flag to run main process as unprivileg...
 etherape.desktop.in 2015-03-08 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [213e55] patch #6 from StrPt
 etherape.png 2001-04-03 toledo toledo [ffe41b] New version: 0.5.7
 etherape.spec.in 2016-02-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [8cb594] updates and fixes for 0.9.14
 mkinstalldirs 2015-06-06 R.Ghetta R.Ghetta [86d562] fixes for autoconf 2.69, bump version number
 old.version 2006-01-16 bchiara bchiara [38a062] fixed silly mistake in purging conversations.

Read Me

General Information
------- -----------

EtherApe is a network traffic browser. It displays network activity
graphically. It uses GNOME libraries as it's user interface, and 
libpcap, a packet capture and filtering library.

EtherApe started as an etherman clone, but now it has some unique
features. It can run in "interape" mode with -m ip, and in
"tcp-ape" mode with -m tcp. Expect more modes to come soon.

EtherApe will use /etc/ethers if there is one. If not, it will 
try to reverse lookup the ip address. 

IMPORTANT! It is particularly important when running EtherApe
to have the ethernet address of your router in /etc/ethers.
If not, your router will have as name whatever IP address
it was forwarding traffic from when it was first heard.

Check the NEWS file for the latest developments, and 
etherape --help for the current set of options.

You will have to have superuser privileges in order to use this
program, as is the case with any libpcap based application.

If you are not running on a high-color or better display, you
might want to use the --no-fade option.

Note: EtherApe is being _actively_ developed: I tend to release
daily. If you liked the program, I suggest you take a look at
the webpage and look for the latest version.


Installation:
-------------
Please read the INSTALL file for installation instructions.
Brief summary:

        # ./configure
        # make install

By default, binaries will be copied to /usr/local/sbin
You may uninstall later by running

	# make uninstall

You will also find information on how to build a debian package
in the INSTALL file.


Porting:
--------
EtherApe has been compiled in at least:
* Linux: Debian 2.2, Slackware 4.0 and 7.0, RedHat 6.1,
  modified linuxppc 1999, Debian m68k
* NetBSD 1.4T (i386)
* Sparc Solaris 7 with gcc 2.95.2

EtherApe should probably compile and run in other Unix-like OS. If
you manage to compile it in a configuration other than the ones
listed, please post it to the mailing list
<etherape-users@lists.sourceforge.net> No need to subscribe.


Further information:
--------------------

See the EtherApe web page at
http://etherape.sourceforge.net/

	   
Subscribe to the EtherApe mailing list. To subscribe, point your 
browser to http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/etherape-users
To post a message, mail to 'etherape-users@lists.sourceforge.net'
Be advised that emails sent to me will always be replied to the
list, and bcc'ed to you as an attempt to minimise the number 
of times I have to answer a question. Being so you might as 
well write to the list directly. :-)

To receive a message whenever a new version of EtherApe is 
available, go to http://sourceforge.net/project/?group_id=2712 and
click on the "Monitor this module" link.

See README.bugs for instructions on how to send a bug report.

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