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inSSIDer Alternatives for Linux

inSSIDer is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is LinSSID, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to inSSIDer and six of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to inSSIDer are Kismet, wavemon, iwScanner and netsniff-ng.

inSSIDer alternatives are mainly Network Analyzers but may also be Network Monitors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of inSSIDer.
This page was last updated Feb 12, 2022
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  1. LinSSID

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    LinSSID is graphically and functionally similar to iwscanner (Linux) and Inssider (Microsoft™ Windows®). It is written entirely in C++ using Linux wireless tools and Qt4.

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    LinSSID is the most similar to inssider

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  2. Kismet

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. Kismet will work with any wireless card which supports raw monitoring (rfmon) mode, and (with appropriate hardware) can sniff 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n traffic.

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    Most users think Kismet is a great alternative to inSSIDer.

    Completely re-written in modern tools.

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    Used it, provides great and easy to use interface, shows channels and graphs quite good

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  3. wavemon is a wireless device monitoring application that allows you to watch signal and noise levels, packet statistics, device configuration and network parameters of your wireless network hardware.

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    It's easy to use, shows clear Signal to noise ratios

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  4. iwScanner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface.

    Discontinued

    website is unresponsive, unable to locate packages

  5. netsniff-ng

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    netsniff-ng is a free, performant Linux networking toolkit. The gain of performance is reached by zero-copy mechanisms, so that on packet reception and transmission the kernel does not need to copy packets from kernel space to user space and vice versa.



  6. Wifi Network Testing

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Scan your wifi network and obtain troubleshooting details, with extreme granularity.

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