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'nabou' monitors changes to files and directories on your system using MD5 checksums. It can also watch crontabs, suid files, and user accounts for changes. It stores all data in standard dbm databases. 'nabou' is highly configurable; you can exclude files from being checked, configure which file attributes it should look for, use custom checks, and more.


User README included


Download version 2.3 (stable)
released on 30 August 2004


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey5 June 2001

Leaders and contributors

Thomas Linden Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Digest_MD5
Weak prerequisite Crypt_CBC; Crypt_DES; Crypt_IDEA; Crypt_Blowfish
Required to use Config-General (
Required to use Perl

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 August 2004.


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