NetworkMiner Alternatives for Linux

    NetworkMiner is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Wireshark, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NetworkMiner and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to NetworkMiner are Charles (Paid), tcpdump (Free, Open Source), Nethogs (Free, Open Source) and Ettercap (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    1. Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.
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      Charles is an HTTP proxy / HTTP monitor / Reverse Proxy that enables a developer to view all of the HTTP and SSL / HTTPS traffic between their machine and the Internet. This includes requests, responses and the HTTP headers (which contain the cookies and caching information).


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      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.
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      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.
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      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.


    2. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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 features not seen in any other product.

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      A web based platform that lets you view, analyze, and share packet capture files in a browser. Works in Safari for iPad and iPhone.
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      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.
    3. iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface.

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