KSniffer 0.2 Alpha 1 review

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KSniffer is a sniffing application for KDE

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 496K
Developer: Giovanni Venturi
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KSniffer is a sniffing application for KDE. KSniffer is in the starting release... Not yet released as stable, not for crashed, but for few feature.

What's New in This Release:
show/hide KSniffer in the system tray bar
added KSniffer option dialog:
sniffer settings:
display packets after you stopped capture available
capture settings:
stop manually
stop after X packets
stop after X bytes/kilobytes/megabyes/gigabytes
added data for TCP detail display
added pause/continue capture
reading ports name from system (file /etc/services)
quick search added (dependancy from kdelibs >= 3.3)
better management for loading file
better management for temporary file
root privileges don't need anymore for the GUI
removed sorting feature cause of Qt bad performing for lots of packets
getting information on IP: can be detected some networking information

on source or destination selected IP:

open recent file
starting network packet-capture session
opening libpcap format file
saving in libpcap format file the captured packet session
stopping network packet-capture session
tray bar menu
packet details display with sorting
detected protocols: IP, TCP, UDP, ICMP, ARP

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