Is there a version of fing for the Raspberry Pi 3

jddavisuk
jddavisuk Member, Beta Tester Posts: 3
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I've looked everywhere for this but don't seem to be able to find a download link.
Is it still available ?

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  • Pooh
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    edited August 30, 2019 #2 Accepted Answer
    https://www.fing.com/products/development-toolkit/

    Downloads for Debian, Fedora etc. I downloaded CLI_Linux_Debian_5.4.0 and it has multiple images inside, including fing-5.4.0-arm.deb
    People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.

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  • Andrea
    Andrea Member, Beta Tester Posts: 43
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    edited August 30, 2019 #3
    not sure but here there is the Install instruction for Raspberry https://help.fing.io/knowledge-base/steps-installation-process/

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  • jddavisuk
    jddavisuk Member, Beta Tester Posts: 3
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    Many Thanks - I found the same articles during my search, but I still cant find how to download to fing-arm64.deb or tgz package.
  • jddavisuk
    jddavisuk Member, Beta Tester Posts: 3
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    Thanks for your help - problem solved
  • Andrea
    Andrea Member, Beta Tester Posts: 43
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    How?

  • kltaylor
    kltaylor Member, Beta Tester Posts: 1,231
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    Andrea said:

    How?

    Actually performing this process right now on my own Raspberry Pi.
    Walk through the steps in the link that @Pooh provided and it will install the CLI portion of Fingbox on your Raspberry Pi.
    "There's a fine line between audacity and idiocy."
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  • kltaylor
    kltaylor Member, Beta Tester Posts: 1,231
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    OK I ran into a snag, My Pi v3 tells me
    [code][email protected]:~ $ sudo wget fing-arm64.deb
    --2019-08-31 10:07:05--  http://fing-arm64.deb/
    Resolving fing-arm64.deb (fing-arm64.deb)... failed: Name or service not known.
    wget: unable to resolve host address ‘fing-arm64.deb’[/code]

    I have a Raspberry Pi v3 running Buster, will the CLI run on that OS version?


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  • kltaylor
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    I was able to install the package not from an SSH connection to my RaspPi, but in connecting to it using VNC, opening the file manager, navigating to the folder where the package was extracted after it was downloaded from here.  Then right-click on armhf.deb file that was extracted and then left-click on 'Install Package'
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    edited August 31, 2019 #11
    Once that finishes the install, open an SSH session and connect to your Pi.  After authentication and at the prompt, type:
    [code]sudo fing[/code]
    The application will begin searching your LAN and displaying resolved SNMP responses.
    Also:
    [code][email protected]:~ $ fing --help

    === Fing 5.4.0 - www.fing.io ===

    CLI options:

    Helper:
      -h [ --help ]             show this help message
      -v [ --version ]          show fing version
      --interactive             start the interactive mode

    Command List:
      -i [ --info ]             show network informations
      -n [ --netdiscover ] arg  run network discovery
      -s [ --servicescan ] arg  scan services on host/network
      -p [ --ping ] arg         run icmp ping on the hosts
      -T [ --traceroute ] arg   run traceroute on the specified host
      -w [ --wol ] arg          send wake on lan command on targets

    Command Options:
      -d [ --rdns ] arg         enable/disable reverse DNS lookups
      -o [ --output ] arg       use output setup for discovery/scan/ping
      -P [ --profile ] arg      use specific discovery/scan/ping profile
      -r [ --rounds ] arg       number of rounds for discovery
      -m [ --maxports ] arg     max ports for scan
      --session arg             use specific discovery session file
      --silent                  force to silent mode[/code]

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    -Warden Anastasia Luccio, Captain
  • Pooh
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    So, having done all that, what did this give you that the Fingbox or Fingbox app doesn't?
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  • mozarella
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    Will it be possible to change a raspberry into a fingbox running this software? Include into the app and periodically scan network, set alerts, block devices and so on? Or is it just a cli on-demand-scanner?
  • VioletChepil
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    @mozarella this isn't in our immediate plans. 
    We have some legacy linux packages for download in our CLI developer section. But we do not provide support from them other than the documentation here under CLI. There is a user guide on this page. 
    https://www.fing.com/products/development-toolkit 
    We're developing new up to date version for MAC/PC and this could be followed by more installation methods too depending how we get on!
    Let me know any other questions on this one! 

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  • MRoelandts
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    Can you install it on a Raspberry pi zero?
    i'm unable to... I get the error 'Illegal instruction'
  • Robin_from_Fing
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    Can you install it on a Raspberry pi zero?
    i'm unable to... I get the error 'Illegal instruction'
    As of now, the Fing CLI for raspberry 0 is not available. Also, Fing CLI is different than Fing Desktop. Fing Desktop is created to replace the Fing CLI. 
    Robin (Admin at Fing)
    Getting Started? Please refer to Community guidelines & Community User Guides. HAPPY POSTING!!!
  • Jitmo
    Jitmo Member Posts: 1
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    This worked for me with Fing v5.5.2 on Raspberry Pi 3 (Rasbian Buster)
    mkdir fing
    cd fing
    wget https://www.fing.com/images/uploads/general/CLI_Linux_Debian_5.5.2.zip
    unzip CLI_Linux_Debian_5.5.2.zip
    sudo dpkg -i fing-5.5.2-armhf.deb
    sudo fing
    cd ..
    rm -r fing