Install bmon network monitoring tool in Linux Ubuntu. bmon is one of the most effective Linux network monitoring tools. On Ubuntu, it can be used to monitor network traffic. bmon is a monitoring and debugging tool to capture networking related statistics and prepare them visually in a human friendly way. It features various output methods including an interactive curses user interface and a programmable text output for scripting.
Install bmon in Linux
Run the following commands in Terminal to install bmon Bandwidth Monitoring Tool in Linux Ubuntu Systems – Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu Systems.
$ git clone https://github.com/tgraf/bmon.git
$ cd bmon
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential make libconfuse-dev libnl-3-dev libnl-route-3-dev libncurses-dev pkg-config dh-autoreconf
$ sudo ./autogen.sh
$ sudo ./configure
$ sudo make
$ sudo make install
Once installed, to run bmon in the default curses mode:
There are many other options available and full help is provided via:
It will then display the network statistics.