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I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware. I have to test the working of honeyd. Suggest me the exact step by step installation process of Honeyd in Ubuntu.

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Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install honeyd
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From experience I have found that the documentation isn't exactly self explanatory. I wrote this article a while ago:

I hope that addresses your question better.

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. – Eric Carvalho Mar 11 '13 at 12:49

It seems there is a bug in Ubuntu or honeyd that fails the installation via compile and make the honeyd codes, but I finally found a simple way to install honeyd.

Open up the following page and then download your 32bit or 64bit version of honeyd. Now it's expected you'll have a deb file, so you can open this file by Ubuntu software center and inside the USC click on install button. Alternatively you can install that deb file by the Debian Package Manager (dpkg).

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