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Guess which LAN a network device is connected to

Guessnet is a non-aggressive network detection tool to use when moving a machine among networks which don't necessarily provide DHCP.

Guessnet takes in input a list of candidate network profiles, each of which includes a test description; then it runs all the tests in parallel and prints the name of the profile whose test was the first one to succeed.

Available tests are:

 * ARP probes to check for known hosts in the network
 * link beat check, to check if the interface is connected to anything
 * PPPOE check to see if there is a concentrator accessible via PPPOE
 * Checks provided by custom arbitrary scripts.

Guessnet can be used in either native mode or "ifupdown mode". In the latter case guessnet integrates nicely with ifupdown as a "mapping script".

Tags: Hardware Enablement: Laptop, Implemented in: C++, User Interface: interface::commandline, network::scanner, Role: Program, Scope: Utility, Purpose: Scanning

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Architecture Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 0.56+b1 151.3 kB499.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 0.56+b1 147.7 kB402.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 0.56+b1 140.6 kB398.0 kB [list of files]
armel 0.56+b1 128.6 kB341.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 0.56+b1 132.2 kB273.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 0.56+b1 156.9 kB461.0 kB [list of files]
i386 0.56+b1 155.8 kB405.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 0.56+b1 131.6 kB378.0 kB [list of files]
mips 0.56+b1 139.2 kB485.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 0.56 147.5 kB539.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 0.56+b1 141.9 kB485.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 0.56+b1 141.7 kB465.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 0.56+b2 144.8 kB533.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 0.56+b1 143.3 kB466.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 0.56+b1 145.9 kB459.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 0.56+b1 165.3 kB393.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 0.56+b2 128.8 kB399.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 0.56+b2 150.4 kB389.0 kB [list of files]