May 152011

nethogsIn a previous article about 2 programs that you can use to collect network statistics: iptstate and pktstat, on the article I’ve received comments on nethogs and iptraf, and so I’ve tested them.

The goal of both applications is to give to the user information of the actual state of the network, so how much bandwidth is used and which process are using it. Another thing these two programs have in common is that they are text-based programs that you can use within the terminal, so you can use them at home on your desktop or on a server at work. Continue reading »

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