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trafshow is described as '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' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are eight alternatives to trafshow for Linux, BSD, Mac, Windows and Solaris. The best alternative is Munin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like trafshow are nload, vnStat, ntop and wavemon.

trafshow alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Network Analyzers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of trafshow.
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  • Linux

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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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    Munin does not show level 3+ network info. It primarily shows application / server level info, with very little network info. trafshow is purely a higher-layer network info tool.

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  2. nload

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris

    nload is a 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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacenload either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. 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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    Looks very capable, but only limited functionality is available in the free version. Sorting flows by rate with auto updating like trafshow, seemed to need a paid version.

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  5. wavemon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfacewavemon either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  6. darkstat

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    darkstat is a packet sniffer which runs as a background process, captures network traffic, calculates statistics and serves them to a web browser.

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  7. ethstatus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Ethstatus is a console-based monitoring utility for displaying statistical data of the ethernet interface on a quantity basis. It is similar to iptraf but is meant to run as a permanent console task to monitor the network load.

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  8. SyWatchdog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    sys_watchdog keeps your *NIX servers green by performing periodic checks and optionally actions like service restarts and notifications (integrated with Slack Chat).

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