tunctl - Create and remove virtual network interfaces

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository Network Utilities all
Package name tunctl
Package version 1.5
Package release lp150.43.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 12.11 KB
Download size 13.59 KB
Official Mirror ftp.gwdg.de
tunctl is a tool to set up and maintain persistent TUN/TAP network
interfaces, enabling user applications access to the wire side of a
virtual nework interface. Such interfaces is useful for connecting VPN
software, virtualization, emulation and a number of other similar
applications to the network stack.
tunctl originates from the User Mode Linux project.


Package Version Architecture Repository
tunctl-1.5-lp150.1.6.x86_64.rpm 1.5 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
tunctl - - -


Name Value
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.4)(64bit) -


Name Value
tunctl = 1.5-lp150.43.1
tunctl(x86-64) = 1.5-lp150.43.1


Type URL
Binary Package tunctl-1.5-lp150.43.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package tunctl-1.5-lp150.43.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Network Utilities repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/repositories/network:/utilities/openSUSE_Leap_15.0/ network-utilities
  2. Install tunctl rpm package:
    # zypper install tunctl




2014-05-12 - tchvatal@suse.com
- Remove pointless commented lines.
2013-04-05 - idonmez@suse.com
- Cleanup spec file
- Add Source URL, see https://en.opensuse.org/SourceUrls
2012-04-18 - coolo@suse.com
- only buildrequire the minimal set of docbook-utils, we only need
2011-03-21 - coolo@novell.com
- licenses package is about to die
2011-02-16 - pcerny@novell.com
- patch Makefile to install the manpage as not-executable
2010-11-16 - mvyskocil@suse.cz
- use DESTDIR=%%buildroot on darix's advice
2010-11-11 - mvyskocil@suse.cz
- fixes bnc#650468 - network tunnel scripts reference tunctl by wrong path
* move tunctl binary to /sbin as is needed for boot
2010-08-02 - mvyskocil@suse.cz
- fixes bnc#626582: tunctl has no manpage
- used the tunctl 1.5 sources from tunctl.sf.net:
* man page from Debian
* contains SUSE patches (so obsolete them here)
2008-05-29 - mt@suse.de
- Fixed swapped -n and -p options in tunctl-tun-support.diff
2008-04-14 - skh@suse.de
- update to uml_utilities_20070815
- adjusted uml-utilities-tunctl-tun-support.diff accordingly

See Also

Package Description
twitter-cmdline-1.03-lp150.1.1.noarch.rpm Command Line Client for the Twitter IM Service
tyrs-0.3.2-lp150.1.1.noarch.rpm Twitter and Identi.ca Client for the Terminal
udpcast-20120424-lp150.1.1.x86_64.rpm File Transfer Tool via UDP Multicast
urlwatch-2.15-lp150.30.1.noarch.rpm A tool for monitoring webpages for updates
vlan-1.9-lp150.265.1.x86_64.rpm 802.1q VLAN Implementation for Linux
w3perl-3.18-lp150.1.1.noarch.rpm Web analytic tool for Web / FTP / Squid / CUPS and Mail servers
webalizer-2.23-lp150.50.1.x86_64.rpm A Web Server Log File Analysis Program
webalizer-flags-2.23-lp150.50.1.noarch.rpm Flags of the World
wget-1.19.5-lp150.114.3.x86_64.rpm A Tool for Mirroring FTP and HTTP Servers
whois-5.4.0-lp150.110.1.x86_64.rpm Intelligent WHOIS client
wireshark-2.6.4-lp150.276.2.x86_64.rpm A Network Traffic Analyser
wireshark-devel-2.6.4-lp150.276.2.x86_64.rpm A Network Traffic Analyser
wireshark-ui-qt-2.6.4-lp150.276.2.x86_64.rpm A Network Traffic Analyser - Qt UI
woof-20120531-lp150.1.1.noarch.rpm Simple Web-based File Exchange
wput-0.6.2-lp150.1.1.x86_64.rpm A utility for uploading files or whole directories to remote ftp-servers