iftop!

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 ban...

iftop alternatives

  • ntop

  • 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...

    tags: netflow-analyzer network-monitoring server-monitoring
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • 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 proc...

    tags: traffic-monitoring network-activity network-xfce
    platform: Linux Xfce
  • nload

  • nload is a console application which monitors network traffic and bandwidth usage in real time. It visualizes the in- and outgoing traffic using tw...

    tags: command-line-interface graphs network-monitoring bandwith-usage
    platform: Linux BSD Solaris
  • IPtraf-ng

  • iptraf-ng is a fork of original iptraf-3.0.0. IPTraf-ng is a console-based network monitoring utility. IPTraf-ng gathers data like TCP connection p...

    tags: network-monitoring network-traffic traffic-analysis traffic-monitoring traffic-usage
    platform: Linux