Networking Terminal Tools

Networking (more specifically Computer Networking) facilitates communication between computers, allowing for resource and information exchange. It forms the backbone of modern communication and data exchange.


Through terminal tools, developers can monitor, manage networks and setup network configurations such as LAN's, WANs, VPNs, etc securely.


Below are a list of terminal tools that developers use for networking.

  1. asn - ASN lookup tool and traceroute server
  1. atop - An advanced interactive monitor for linux systems.
  1. bandwhich - Terminal bandwidth utilization tool
  1. bmon - Bandwidth monitor and rate estimator
  1. bombadillo - A non-web client for the terminal, supporting Gopher, Gemini and much more.
  1. btop - A terminal monitor of resources.
  1. cmus - Small, fast and powerful console music player for Unix-like operating systems.
  1. ctop - A top-like interface for container metrics
  1. curlie - The power of curl, the ease of use of httpie.
  1. devzat - A tool to chat over SSH.
  1. dive - A tool for exploring each layer in a docker image.
  1. dry - A Docker manager for the terminal
  1. dug - A global DNS propagation checker on your CLI
  1. gh-dash - GitHub Dashboard - An interactive GitHub Dashboard for your terminal
  1. goaccess - a real-time web log analyzer and interactive viewer.
  1. gotop - A terminal-based graphical activity monitor written in Go.
  1. gping - Ping, but with a graph.
  1. gtop - System monitoring dashboard for terminal.
  1. havn - A fast configurable port scanner with reasonable defaults.
  1. humble-explorer - Cross-platform, command-line Bluetooth Low Energy scanner
  1. k9s - Kubernetes CLI and TUI To Manage Your Clusters In Style!
  1. lazydocker - The lazier way to manage everything docker
  1. mitmproxy - A TLS/SSL-capable interception HTTP proxy.
  1. mtr - A network diagnostics tool
  1. neoss - User-friendly and detailed socket statistics with a TUI.
  1. netop - A network topology visualizer.
  1. netscanner - A network scanning tool.
  1. noping - A C library to generate ICMP echo requests with a visualization
  1. openapi-tui - Browse and run APIs defined with OpenAPI v3.0 in the TUI
  1. planor - A TUI client for cloud services for aws, vultr, heroku, etc.
  1. pvw - A terminal-based (TUI) port viewer in Go
  1. slurm - Realtime traffic statistics for network interfaces
  1. sntop - A simple network top for monitoring connectivity
  1. sshs - Terminal user interface for SSH
  1. tcpterm - A terminal-based TCP dump viewer.
  1. termdbms - A terminal UI for editing database files
  1. termscp - A feature rich terminal file transfer tool.
  1. termshark - A terminal UI (TUI) for tshark, inspired by Wireshark.
  1. tproxy - A cli tool to proxy and analyze TCP connections.
  1. tran - Securely transfer and send anything between computers with a TUI
  1. trippy - A TUI network diagnostics tool
  1. ttyplot - A realtime terminal plotting utility with data input from stdin
  1. vtop - Wow such top. So stats. More better than regular top
  1. weechat - The extensible chat client
  1. wg-cmd - TUI for managing WireGuard configuration files
  1. zrok - a next-generation peer-to-peer sharing platform

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