O'Reilly logo

Building Networks and Servers Using BeagleBone by Glenn Vander Veer, Bill Pretty

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Installing iptraf-ng

Iptraf-ng is a utility that monitors traffic on any of the interfaces or IP addresses on your network via custom filters. Because iptraf-ng is based on the ncurses libraries, we will have to install them first before downloading and compiling the actual iptraf-ng package. To install ncurses, run the following command:

sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev

Here's how you will install ncurses and its dependent packages:

Installing iptraf-ng

Once ncurses is installed, download and extract the iptraf-ng tarball so that it can be built.

At the time of writing this book, iptrf-ng's version 1.1.4 was available. This will change over time, and a quick search ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required