Alternatives to Wireshark for Linux with Free License

  • tcpdump

    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...

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  • netcat

    Netcat is a featured networking utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using the TCP/IP protocol. It is designed to be a reliable...

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    • Wireshark functions on the lower levels of the OSI model and its main feature is dumping all network traffic for all ports and protocols on various OSI levels. netcat is basically a network service/client system, it serves or listens on a specified port for text-based data (like cat) Guest • May 2017 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Intercepter-NG

    Intercepter-NG is a multifunctional network toolkit for various types of IT specialists. The main purpose is to recover *interesting* data from the network stream and...

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    • Discontinued App unavailable on Play Store and website is flagged by modern browsers as potentially malicious.
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  • Nethogs

    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...

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  • Ettercap

    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. It...

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  • Scapy

    Scapy is a powerful interactive packet manipulation program. It is able to forge or decode packets of a wide number of protocols, send them on the wire, capture them...

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  • Ethereal

    Ethereal® is used by network professionals around the world for troubleshooting, analysis, software and protocol development, and education. It has all of the...

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  • Mojo Packets

    Mojo Packets™ is web based tool that simplifies trace based analysis and troubleshooting of connectivity/performance issues observed in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11) environments.

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    • It can do automated analysis of a packet capture. karanndrumsApr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • iwScanner

    iwScanner is a wireless scanner for linux with an easy to use graphic interface. Its designed in Glade and written in python, so it just need PyGTK to run in any...

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  • httpry

    httpry is a tool designed for displaying and logging HTTP traffic. It is not intended to perform analysis itself, but instead to capture, parse and/or log the traffic...

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  • Justniffer

    justniffer is a TCP sniffer. It reassembles and reorders packets and displays the tcp flow in a customizable way. It can log network traffic in web server log format. It...

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  • Network Diagnostic Tool

    The Network Diagnostic Tool (NDT) is a client/server program that provides network configuration and performance testing to a users desktop or laptop computer. The...

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  • netstat

    Displays active TCP connections, ports on which the computer is listening, Ethernet statistics, the IP routing table, IPv4 statistics (for the IP, ICMP, TCP, and UDP...

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