vpcs - Virtual PC Simulator

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository Education all
Package name vpcs
Package version 0.8
Package release lp150.26.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 170.07 KB
Download size 87.28 KB
Official Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
The VPCS can simulate up to 9 PCs. You can ping/traceroute them, or ping/traceroute
the other hosts/routers from the virtual PCs when you study the Cisco routers in
the Dynamips. VPCS is not the traditional PC, it is just a program running on the
Linux or Windows, and only few network commands can be used in it. But VPCS can
give you a big hand when you study the Cisco devices in the Dynamips. VPCS can
replace the routers or VMware boxes which are used as PCs in the Dynamips network.
Try VPCS, it can save your CPU/Memory. It is very small.
Now, VPCS can be run in udp or ether mode. In the udp mode, VPCS sends or receives
the packets via udp. In the ether mode, via /dev/tap, not support on the Windows.


Package Version Architecture Repository
vpcs-0.8-lp150.1.3.x86_64.rpm 0.8 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
vpcs - - -


Name Value
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.15)(64bit) -
libpthread.so.0()(64bit) -
libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.2.5)(64bit) -
libpthread.so.0(GLIBC_2.3.2)(64bit) -
libutil.so.1()(64bit) -
libutil.so.1(GLIBC_2.2.5)(64bit) -


Name Value
vpcs = 0.8-lp150.26.1
vpcs(x86-64) = 0.8-lp150.26.1


Type URL
Binary Package vpcs-0.8-lp150.26.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package vpcs-0.8-lp150.26.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Education repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://widehat.opensuse.org/opensuse/repositories/Education/openSUSE_Leap_15.0/ education
  2. Install vpcs rpm package:
    # zypper install vpcs




2018-01-15 - crrodriguez@opensuse.org
- vpcs-0.8-no-static.patch: extend so binaries are not stripped.
fixes debuginfo generation
- remove bundled getopt implementation, fixes conflict with
glibc headers and build in TW.
2015-11-20 - andrea@opensuse.org
- new upstream version 0.8
* Support IPv6 fragmentation
* Support DNS AAAA record
* Add an option to disable the relay function from the command line
- removed vpcs-0.5b0-no-static.patch and replaced by vpcs-0.8-no-static.patch
2015-06-04 - andrea@opensuse.org
- new upstream version 0.6.1
* Turn off the relay feature because it is conflicting with GNS3
2014-12-10 - andrea@opensuse.org
- vpcs shouldn't require dynamips
2014-11-20 - andrea@opensuse.org
- new upstream version 0.6
* fix: commands with more than 20 arguments will cause core dump
* display the file name while running 'save' to save the configuration
* command string begins with '#' or ';' is considered as comment in CLI
* renew the dhcp4 lease automatically
* support ip fragmentation
* fix: use MAC of gateway while replying in the background
* fix: history list overflow
2014-07-04 - andrea@opensuse.org
- changed project homepage
2014-07-01 - andrea@opensuse.org
- New upstream version 0.5b2
* fix: using getenv+access to the real path of VPCS.
* patch for Debian GNU/kFreeBSD from Daniel Lintott
flush out the output buffer while running 'echo ...'
* increase the maxinum number of tcp sessions and decrease tcp keep alive time
* fix: arp table, the source ether address is not saved
2014-05-19 - andrea@opensuse.org
- New upstream version 0.5b1
* Support for a specified number of vpc instances (between 1 and 9)
* Support for TAP device name (only with 1 VPC instance)
- Changed project home page
2014-03-25 - andrea@opensuse.org
- spec file clean up
2014-03-23 - andrea@opensuse.org
- new upstream version 0.5b0
* support to hypervisor mode
- added vpcs-0.5b0-no-static.patch to avoid static library linking

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