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Bug#321999: ITP: vde -- virtual distributed ethernet

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Piotr Roszatycki <dexter@debian.org>

* Package name    : vde
  Version         : 1.5.9
  Upstream Author : Renzo Davoli
* URL             : http://vde.sourceforge.net/
* License         : GPL
  Description     : virtual distributed ethernet

VDE is a virtual network that can be spawned over a set of physical computer
over the Internet

VDE connects together: (1) real GNU-linux boxes (tuntap) (2) virtual machines:
UML-User Mode Linux, qemu, bochs, MPS.

VDE can be used: (i) to create a general purpose tunnel (every protocol that
runs on a Ethernet can be put into the tunnel) (ii) to connect a set of
virtual machine to the Internet with no need of free access of tuntap (iii) to
support mobility: a VDE can stay interconnected despite of the change of
virtual cables, i.e. the change of IP addresses and interface in the real

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