Do you want to monitor your network and traffic??. If your answer is yes, then this post might be very useful for you. Here we are using one of the widely used network monitor tool known as KNemo.
Basically KNemo is used to keep a track record of your monthly bandwidth usage, and it also notifies you when you exceeds your monthly internet limit. Just have a glance at this article to know how to monitor your network traffic in Ubuntu 14.04.
Steps to monitor your network traffic:
Step 1: First open your terminal and then type: “sudo apt-get install knemo” and press enter. (This script will install knemo in your system)
Step 2: Press “Y”(yes) when prompted “Do you want to continue” and press enter.
Step 3: Now, go to your unity dash and then type “knemo”. You’ll see KNome icon as shown in the image below, just click on that to open.
Step 4: At the top left of your screen you’ll see KNemo icon and after clicking that icon you may see a drop-down list as shown below.
Step 5: Now, under “Show Status Dialog” inside connection tab you’ll see MAC address, IP address, connection time and status.
Step 6: Inside ‘Traffic tab’ you’ll see Interface Traffic, or you can say current traffic which contains information of Sent and Received packets, bytes and speed.
Step 7: Next in KNemo list is “Show Traffic Plotter”, just click on that to open.
Step 8: Under Traffic plotter you’ll see a graphical representation of sending and receiving data as shown in the image below.
Step 9: Next in KNemo list is “Configure KNemo”.
Step 10: Here under “Configure KNemo”, you’ll see Theme settings, Icon appearance settings, etc.
Step 11: Under “ToolTip” tab you can configure what you want in your KNome dialog box.
Step 12: Last but not the least is “General”, here you can configure notification settings as well as set update interface information, and you can also configure Autosave interval according to your wish.
That’s all friends. Keep reading.