‘Netactview’ is a pretty useful tool for individuals like system administrators because it lets you view network routing details of you applications in GNU/Linux platform with ease. It’s a similar utility to the command-line based, extremely popular one called the ‘netstat’.‘Netactivew’ automatically refreshes the details, lets you save the details into a ‘CSV’ file … and unlike with ‘netstat’ because it has a GUI, it’s really easy to use as well. You can run it with administrative mode for obtaining details that are hidden in the default mode (users with restricted privileges) too.*. The Protocol.*. Local and Remote ports.*. Local and the Remote .*. Shows the ‘state’ of the connections.*. Local and Remote host names.*. Program ‘PID’ (process ID) and the name (plus the actual path of the program, disabled by default).*. ‘Color highlight’ programs based on their ‘state’ (disabled by default).*. Can show only established connection details (disabled by default).*. Change the update interval.And in its bottom status bar, it shows details such as the established connections and
(sent and received) for that period as well. It has pre-built packages for Ubuntu/Debian systems (both 32bit and 64bit versions) and I installed it in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin and worked without any issues.If interested, then please visit
it.As usual, select your preferred package version (32bit/64bit) and once the download completes, double click on it and the Ubuntu Software Center should install it for you. Good luck.Related Posts
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