Insight: Tutorial To Monitor Linux Network Bandwidth Usage In Real-Time With nload
nload is one of the useful command-line tool to monitor network bandwidth and its usage in Linux based operating system. nload can monitor network usage and bandwidth in real time. In this tutorial, we will show you the basic installation procedure of nload in Linux operating system along with the basic usage of nload command.
Monitor Linux Network Bandwidth Usage In Real Time With nload
Let’s start with the installation of nload command:
nstall nload on a Linux System
For CentOS and RHEl along with Fedora operating system
On CentOS and RHEL yum install epel-release yum install nload On Fedora 22+ dnf install nload
For Ubuntu and Debian based operating system.
sudo apt install nload
The basic syntax is:
nload nload device nload [options] device1 device2
For example, type the following command: nload nload eth0 nload em0 em2
Run the nload with the following command. You can either run it without the devices or you can mention it:
sudo nload sudo nload eth0
To display multiple devices at a time with the traffic graphs, use the
sudo nload -m
To set the length in seconds of the time window for average calculation, use
sudo nload -a 400
For more detail, please visit the MAN page.