NetHogs 0.6 review

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NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Arnout Engelen
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NetHogs is a small 'net top' tool. Instead of breaking the traffic down per protocol or per subnet, like most tools do, it groups bandwidth by process. NetHogs does not rely on a special kernel module to be loaded. If there's suddenly a lot of network traffic, you can fire up NetHogs and immediately see which PID is causing this. This makes it easy to indentify programs that have gone wild and are suddenly taking up your bandwidth.

Since NetHogs heavily relies on /proc, it runs only on Linux right now.

Here are some key features of "NetHogs":
Shows TCP download- and upload-speed per process
Supports both IPv4 and IPv6
Supports both Ethernet and PPP

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