john - John the Ripper password cracker

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository Repoforge (RPMforge) i386
Package name john
Package version 1.7.9
Package release 1.el6.rf
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Installed size 4.01 MB
Download size 1.43 MB
Official Mirror
John the Ripper is a fast password cracker. Its primary purpose is to
detect weak Unix passwords, but a number of other hash types are
supported as well.


Package Version Architecture Repository
john-1.8.0-5.el6.psychotic.i386.rpm 1.8.0 i386 Psychotic Ninja
john-1.8.0-5.el6.psychotic.x86_64.rpm 1.8.0 x86_64 Psychotic Ninja
john-1.7.9-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.7.9 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john-1.7.8-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm 1.7.8 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john-1.7.8-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.7.8 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john-1.7.6-3.el6.rf.i686.rpm 1.7.6 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john-1.7.6-3.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.7.6 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john-1.7.6-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.7.6 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john-1.7.6-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm 1.7.6 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john-1.7.6-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 1.7.6 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
john - - -


Name Value
config(john) = 1.7.9-1.el6.rf - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
config(john) = 1.7.9-1.el6.rf
john = 1.7.9-1.el6.rf
john(x86-32) = 1.7.9-1.el6.rf


Type URL
Binary Package john-1.7.9-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
Source Package john-1.7.9-1.el6.rf.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest rpmforge-release rpm from
  2. Install rpmforge-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh rpmforge-release*rpm
  3. Install john rpm package:
    # yum install john




2012-04-15 - Chris Lockfort <> - 1.7.9-1
- Bump version to 1.7.9 and allow using the default profile
2011-09-23 - Yury V. Zaytsev <> - 1.7.8-1
- Bumped version to 1.7.8-jumbo-7 (Gilles Chauvin, GH-62).
2011-04-03 - Yury V. Zaytsev <> - 1.7.6-3
- Fixed x86 builds (thanks to Alexander Kirillov!)
- Updated to the latest jumbo patch version.
2011-01-24 - Yury V. Zaytsev <> - 1.7.6-2
- Added jumbo patch and fixed builds.
- Thanks to Alexander Kirillov!
2010-06-14 - Dag Wieers <> - 1.7.6-1
- Updated to release 1.7.6.
2006-05-29 - Dag Wieers <> -
- Fixed systemwide installation. (Solar Designer)
- Fixed cpu fallback. (Solar Designer)
- ...
- Changelog trimmed, see

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