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nload is described as 'console application which monitors network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time. It visualizes the in- and outgoing traffic using two graphs and provides additional info like total amount of transfered data and min/max network usage' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are more than 10 alternatives to nload for Linux, BSD, Windows, Mac and Xfce. The best alternative is Munin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like nload are Nethogs, Cacti, iftop and vnStat.

nload alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Network Analyzers or Statistical Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of nload.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
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nload is a console application which monitors network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time. It visualizes the in- and...

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  1. Munin icon

    Munin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.

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  2. Nethogs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    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.

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    Cacti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven.

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    iftop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    iftop does for network usage what top(1) does for CPU usage. It listens to network traffic on a named interface and displays a table of current bandwidth usage by pairs of hosts. Handy for answering the question "why is our ADSL link so slow?".

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  5. vnStat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor for Linux and BSD that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interface(s). It uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source.

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    ntop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    NTop is a hybrid layer 2 / layer 3 network monitor, that is by default it uses the layer 2 Media Access Control (MAC) addresses AND the layer 3 tcp/ip addresses. ntop is capable of associating the two, so that ip and non-ip traffic (e.g.

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  7. Bandwhich

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Terminal bandwidth utilization tool. Contribute to imsnif/bandwhich development by creating an account on GitHub.

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  8. IPtraf-ng

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    iptraf-ng is a fork of original iptraf-3.0.0. IPTraf-ng is a console-based network monitoring utility.

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  9. 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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  10. trafshow

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    TrafShow continuously display the information regarding packet traffic on the configured network interface that match the boolean expression. It periodically sorts and updates this information.

    Discontinued

    Official website and app unavailable.

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