john - John the Ripper password cracker

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository Repoforge (RPMforge) x86_64
Package name john
Package version 1.7.9
Package release 1.el6.rf
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 2.38 MB
Download size 940.60 KB
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.i686.rpm 1.7.9 i686 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(x86-64) = 1.7.9-1.el6.rf


Type URL
Binary Package john-1.7.9-1.el6.rf.x86_64.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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