Alternatives to Wireshark for Linux with any license

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    tcpdump

    tcpdump is a common packet analyzer that runs under the command line. It allows the user to intercept and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over a network to which the computer is attached.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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    netcat

    Netcat is a featured networking utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using the TCP/IP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable "back-end" tool that can be used directly or easily driven by other...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Intercepter-NG

    Intercepter-NG is a multifunctional network toolkit for various types of IT specialists. The main purpose is to recover *interesting* data from the network stream and perform different kinds of MiTM attacks. Intercepter-NG offers...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... BSD iPad

  • Nethogs

    NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool. Instead of breaking the traffic down per protocol or per subnet, like most tools do, it groups bandwidth by process. NetHogs does not rely on a special kernel module to be loaded. If...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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    Ettercap

    Ettercap is a suite for man in the middle attacks on LAN. It features sniffing of live connections, content filtering on the fly and many other interesting tricks. It supports active and passive dissection of many protocols (even...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    CloudShark

    A web based platform that lets you view, analyze, and share packet capture files in a browser. Works in Safari for iPad and iPhone.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

  • Sysdig icon

    Sysdig

    Sysdig is open source, system-level exploration: capture system state and activity from a running Linux instance, then save, filter and analyze. Think of it as strace + tcpdump + lsof + awesome sauce. With a little Lua cherry on top.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Ethereal

    Ethereal® is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education. It has all of the standard features you would expect in a protocol analyzer, and several...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Scapy

    Scapy is a powerful interactive packet manipulation program. It is able to forge or decode packets of a wide number of protocols, send them on the wire, capture them, match requests and replies, and much more. It can easily handle...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Ostinato

    Ostinato is a network packet and traffic generator and analyzer with a friendly GUI. It aims to be "Wireshark in Reverse" and thus become complementary to Wireshark. It features custom packet crafting with editing of any...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    iwScanner

    iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface. Its designed in Glade and written in python, so it just need PyGTK to run in any linux environment For the scanning engine it uses wireless tools, so...

    Open Source Linux

  • Network Diagnostic Tool

    The Network Diagnostic Tool (NDT) is a client/server program that provides network configuration and performance testing to a users desktop or laptop computer. The system is composed of a client program (command line or java applet)...

    Free Windows Linux Android

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    PacketSled

    PacketSled is next generation network forensics and breach detection. Continuously monitor for advanced threats and policy violations missed by other defenses, then analyze and remediate in record time. PacketSled provides...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • httpry

    httpry is a tool designed for displaying and logging HTTP traffic. It is not intended to perform analysis itself, but instead to capture, parse and/or log the traffic for later analysis. It can be run in real-time displaying the live...

    Open Source Linux

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    Justniffer

    justniffer is a TCP sniffer. It reassembles and reorders packets and displays the tcp flow in a customizable way. It can log network traffic in web server log format. It can also log network services performances and extract http...

    Open Source Linux

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    LANGuardian

    LANGuardian is the first and only deep packet inspection (DPI) software to provide SMB network managers with root cause information about network and user activity. LANGuardian gives a deeper level of detail than standard flow tools...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • tcpflow

    tcpflow, a TCP Flow Recorder, is a program that captures data transmitted as part of TCP connections (flows), and stores the data in a way that is convenient for protocol analysis or debugging. A program like 'tcpdump' shows a...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • packeth

    packeth is GUI and CLI packet generator tool for ethernet. Primary it is developed and maintained for Linux, but some ports for Windows and MAC have also be done. It allows you to create and send any possible packet or sequence of...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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