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Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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Install using the command line

sudo snap install vnstat

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Console-based network traffic monitor

vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor that uses the network interface statistics provided by the kernel as information source. This means that vnStat won't actually be sniffing any traffic and also ensures light use of system resources regardless of network traffic rate.

Once installed, this snap needs to be connected for full functionality:

sudo snap connect vnstat:network-observe
sudo snap restart vnstat

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Details for vnStat

  • GPL-2.0

Last updated
  • Yesterday



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