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Linux.com: CLI Magic: p0f

Sep 27, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"This week's CLI Magic will be a little different from the norm. It's still about magic happening at the command line, but this time it's magic from the dark side. P0f is a passive OS fingerprint tool written by The Evil Twin, a.k.a. Michal Zalewski. Don't worry, we won't be doing anything illegal, just making our own personal version of Netcraft's 'What's that site running?' survey.

"In order to compile p0f, you'll need to have libpcap installed from source in order to be sure the required header files are present..."

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