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:
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 ...