Packet Sender - Free utility to for sending / receiving of network packets. TCP, UDP, SSL.
Packet Sender is an award-winning open source utility to allow sending and receiving TCP, UDP, and SSL (encrypted TCP) packets. Packet Sender has been featured in university classrooms, large corporations, and hobbyists all over the world. It is now offered to you 100% free and open source as a snap. Happy sending!
Controlling network-based devices in ways beyond their original apps
Test automation (using its command line tool and/or hotkeys)
Testing network APIs (using the built-in TCP, UDP, SSL clients)
Malware analysis (using the built-in UDP, TCP, SSL servers)
Troubleshooting secure connections (using SSL ).
Testing network connectivity/firewalls (by having 2 Packet Senders talk to each other)
Stress-testing a device (using intense network generator tool)
Tech support (by sending customers a Packet Sender export)
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
Install Packet Sender
To install Packet Sender, simply use the following command: