EtherApe Network Traffic Monitor Tool for Linux

EtherApe is a free and open source network traffic monitoring tool for Linux. This packet sniffer application shows network activity graphically. Using this tool you can filter traffic, read packets from a file and live from the network. It is released under GNU General Public License. It comes with link layer, IP and TCP modes and fancy color coded protocols display. It is a fork of a popular etherman app. It supports Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring, ISDN, PPP, SLIP and WLAN devices.



Install EtherApe on Ubuntu

EtherApe is available from default Ubuntu repositories. Open terminal command line software and run below commands one by one. It will install the latest version of EtherApe on your system.

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EtherApe application


sudo apt update
sudo apt install etherape

After the installation you can run this application by using below command.

EtherApe nodes

sudo etherape

EtherApe settings


That’s all

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