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Nmap Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Nmap for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Angry IP Scanner, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Nmap and 18 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Nmap are Zenmap, sn0int, MASSCAN and Vernet.

Nmap alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be IP Scanners or Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Nmap.
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  1. Angry IP Scanner icon

    Angry IP Scanner

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
    49 alternatives to Angry IP Scanner 

    Open-source and cross-platform network scanner designed to be fast and simple to use.

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    Almost everyone thinks Angry IP Scanner is a great alternative to Nmap.
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    Zenmap

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    38 alternatives to Zenmap 

    Zenmap is the official cross-platform GUI for the Nmap Security Scanner. It is free and runs on Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, etc. Zenmap aims to make Nmap easy for beginners to use while providing advanced features for experienced Nmap users.

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    Almost everyone thinks Zenmap is a great alternative to Nmap.


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    sn0int

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    18 alternatives to sn0int 

    sn0int is a semi-automatic OSINT framework and package manager. It was built for IT security professionals and bug hunters to gather intelligence about a given target or about yourself. sn0int is enumerating attack surface by semi-automatically processing public information and...

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    MASSCAN

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    21 alternatives to MASSCAN 

    MASSCAN produces results similar to Nmap , the most famous port scanner. Internally, it operates more like scanrand, unicornscan, and ZMap, using asynchronous transmission. The major difference is that it's faster than these other scanners.

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    Vernet

    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • F-Droid
    47 alternatives to Vernet 

    Vernet - Network Analyzer and Monitoring Tool.

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    1.  LightweightVernet consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      runZero Network Discovery

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      41 alternatives to runZero Network Discovery 

      runZero provides asset inventory and network visibility for security and IT teams. You can discover your entire inventory including managed and unmanaged devices, on-premises and cloud assets, IT and OT infrastructure, endpoints at work and at home.

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      netdiscover

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      49 alternatives to netdiscover 

      Netdiscover is an active/passive address reconnaissance tool, mainly developed for those wireless networks without dhcp server, when you are wardriving. It can be also used on hub/switched networks.

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      Fingbox

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      23 alternatives to Fingbox 

      Fingbox is a cloud system to monitor and manage your network, based on Fing Apps, Applications and Tools. It's a secure, cross-platform, comprehensive solution to discover devices, scan services, analyze and customize your networks, from anywhere.

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      skipfish

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      27 alternatives to skipfish 

      A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features: High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint - easily achieving 2000 requests per second with responsive targets.

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      1.  Command line interfaceskipfish either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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      Skipfish is no longer maintained. Last version, 2.10 beta, released in December 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

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      NeDI

      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      16 alternatives to NeDI 

      NeDi can discover your network on a regular basis. It allows you to locate and track all connected devices, monitor traffic or broad-

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