EtherApe Network Traffic Monitor Tool for Linux

  • Post last modified:April 26, 2021
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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.

 

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Wireshark Network Protocol Traffic Analyzer Application

  • Post last modified:April 22, 2021
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Wireshark is a free and open source network traffic analyzer software for Linux, MacOS, Solaris, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Windows. Using Wireshark you can see what’s happening on your network at a detailed level. It supports more than 100 protocols, filters, live capture of the data and offline analysis of the data. It supports Ethernet, IEEE 802.11, PPP/HDLC, ATM, Bluetooth, USB, Token Ring, Frame Relay and FDDI network types.

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Bandwhich – Commandline Bandwidth Utilization Tool – How to install Bandwhich on Ubuntu

  • Post last modified:June 23, 2020
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Bandwhich is a free and open source command-line bandwidth utilization for Linux and MacOS. Using this tool you can get the real time bandwidth utilization of your current network by your system process, connection and remote IP/hostname. It is a good network monitor tool. It is released under open source MIT License. You can easily find what is taking up your bandwidth in your computer system. Its working principle is simple, First it sniffs the current network interface and records IP packet size and after that it cross referencing it with the /proc filesystem on linux or lsof on macOS.

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Monitor your Wifi with Wavemon – How to install Wavemon on Ubuntu

  • Post last modified:June 4, 2020
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Wavemon is a free and open source command line wireless network device monitoring software for Linux. It work as a wireless network manager. It is released under GNU General Public License v3.0. It is based on ncurses programming library that allows to write text-based user interfaces. Using this you can monitor your wifi signal, noise levels in your wireless signal, packet statistics and info, device configuration and network parameters details.

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nmcli – View your Network & Wifi details and Control your NetworkManager

  • Post last modified:June 3, 2020
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nmcli is a free and open source command-line tool to manage your system NetworkManager. Using this tool you can create, display, edit, delete, activate, and deactivate network connections and get reports about the network details. It comes pre installed on Ubuntu. In this article we will see how to show the available wifi details, information and properties for a Wi-Fi interface, show the NetworkManager permissions, log level and domains details and Connect to a password-protected wifi network.

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Network Messenger – LAN messaging and chat system

Network Messenger is a free LAN messaging and chat program for windows.

Main features:

messages to be sent between users on a network peer-to-peer with no need for a server.
Addressing to [email protected] and [email protected]
Support for individual messages
Direct Reply to Messages
Support for 2 user chats
Spellchecking
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NetSetMan – free network settings manager

Author’s description:NetSetMan is a free network settings manager software foe windows to switch between 6 different, visually structured profiles including:

IP Addresses
Gateways (incl. Metric)
DNS Servers
WINS Servers
IPv4 & IPv6!
Extensive WiFi Management
Computer Name
Workgroup
DNS Domain/Suffix
Default Printer
Network Drives
NIC Status
SMTP Server
Hosts File Entries
Scripts (BAT, VS, JS, …)
System Settings
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Simple IP Config – Windows network settings changer

Simple IP Config is free ip changer software to change common windows network settings quickly and easily.

Main feature:

View / Change IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway, DNS Server
Renew / Release IP
Enable / Disable Windows Firewall
displays the current network information for the selected adapter
system tray
Automatically set IP address and DNS server (DHCP)
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