Darkstat, Linux traffic analysis, quick and simple

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Full-featured traffic analyzers for Linux systems such as ntop and vnstat are widely available, but sometimes you just want a simple program that gives you fast, basic information about the amount of traffic going in and out of the hosts on your network. Darkstat, a packet sniffer that runs as a background process, fills that role. It gathers statistics about network usage and displays them over HTTP.

( Source : http://www.linux.com/feature/122165 )

For Ubuntu Linux, just run “apt-get install darkstat” from command line to install it…

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2 thoughts on “Darkstat, Linux traffic analysis, quick and simple

    kliwon said:
    December 17, 2007 at 1:37 am

    nice utility

    . said:
    January 17, 2008 at 2:44 pm

    What version is Ubuntu up to? The package is up to 3.0.707.

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