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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:

https://www.felixrr.pro/archives/273/how-to-install-honeyd-on-ubuntu-12-04-1

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 dep file, so you can open this file by Ubuntu software center and inside the USC click on install button.

http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package/core/precise/universe/base/honeyd

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