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Monitor Network Bandwidth Usage In Ubuntu Linux With NTM

Oct 17, 2011, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"NTM (Network Traffic Monitor) an open source network traffic monitoring application for Linux-based operating systems, which displays network bandwidth usage by integrating with the default Network Monitor. It does not require root privileges to function, and can be configured to disconnect when a user-defined threshold is reached. NTM is useful for users who may have an internet connection with bandwidth limit imposed by their ISP.

By default, NTM uses ppp0 network interface which is used for modems. However, if you wish to track your wireless traffic, use wlan0. It provides you with the choice to monitor bandwidth usage according to the required day, week, month or year, with auto-update and auto-disconnection. Monitoring for speed and sessions is also available.

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