nibbles - UDP print listener

Stable Tarballs

Following stable release tarballs are curretly available:


Development release:

Development version of nibbles is found from github.
It can also be fetched using git client by issuing command

git clone


After obtaining nibbles compile and (optionally) install it by issuing commands:

sudo make install

in folder where Makefile is located. Note that nibbles needs ncurses library (also form, menu and panel libraries). Typically these are all included in ncurses development library, often called as ncurses-devel. On Fedora you can install ncurses by issuing command

sudo yum install ncurses-devel

Version History

nibbles 0.2_ultrabra

  • Fixed bug #1 - Prints not ending with \0 not getting displayed
  • Other things forgotten long ago

nibbles 0.1_ultrabra

  • File based version - use memory mapped files instead of custom 'twin buffer hack'
  • log rotate not supported anymore

nibbles x.x (not ultrabra

  • Too long list of features and versions - all using two memry buffers to collect and flush prints to file - fast printing might flood buffers

See also my other projects:
thongs - ethernet packet capturing and generating tool | NSN - Network Status Notifier | epb - Ethernet Packet Bombardier

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