GlassWire Alternatives for Linux

    GlassWire is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Netdata, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to GlassWire and seven of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to GlassWire are BitMeter OS (Free, Open Source), OpenSnitch (Free, Open Source), Portmaster (Free, Open Source) and Etherape (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 6, 2021

    1. Infrastructure-wide health monitoring & performance troubleshooting in one place. Collaborate in the same place as relevant data from your systems and applications, reducing mean time to acknowledge (MTTA), & mean time to resolution. (MTTR).
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    2. BitMeter OS keeps track of how much you use your internet/network connection, and allows you to view this information in a variety of ways.
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      BitMeter OS vs GlassWire opinions
      Almost everyone thinks BitMeter OS is a great alternative to GlassWire.
      This program just monitors my computers network usage. It was perfect for me since I don't need all the features in Glasswire
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

      M_O_Z_G BitMeter OS is just a logger.
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago


    3. OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall.
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      application control for linux that's not iptables. perfect.
      Positive comment 5 months ago

    4. All-Around System Privacy Since the Portmaster sits on your kernel, you can finally protect your whole computer, not just your browser. Do you want to block Ads and Analytics for your whole operating system? The Portmaster has you covered.
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      It's just like glasswire except for the fact that portmaster has more features than glasswire, and it is also for more advanced users.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

    5. EtherApe is a graphical network monitor for Unix modeled after etherman. Featuring link layer, IP and TCP modes, it displays network activity graphically. Hosts and links change in size with traffic. Color coded protocols display.

    6. Smart Traffic Meter is a Linux network usage monitor. The program shows real-time graphs and reports. Smart Traffic Meter runs as a system daemon and displays all information in a web user interface accessible through a web browser.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Raspberry Pi
      The upribox Software turns your RaspberryPi into a privacy-enhancing Wireless router with adblocking, Tor, and a VPN server.
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