When I was using Windows, one of my favorite apps was Glasswire so I could see every bit of data that my machine was sending and receiving and which apps were doing so. Is there a application that is similar to this? Thanks!

  • Sounds like wireshark perhaps?
    – dobey
    Mar 10, 2018 at 23:26
  • You assume we know what "Glasswire" is/does. We don't.
    – waltinator
    Mar 11, 2018 at 7:21
  • Here's the official website, glasswire.com Mar 11, 2018 at 16:17

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tcpdump if you want a lightweight, console only program.

Wireshark if you want a full fledged GUI, which can visualize and filter dumps from tcpdump, or capture all by itself.

Nethogs seems to be able to give you a per process network usage, though I never tried it. I think this should be the closest one to glasswire.

  • Yes, I've used Wireshark before. However what I'm specifically looking for something that specifically shows what apps or services are sending data without having to dig deep to see that info. Mar 11, 2018 at 16:20
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    Then nethogs is your tool
    – migas
    Mar 11, 2018 at 18:47
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    It's sure does the job and it's command line based, thanks! Mar 11, 2018 at 22:28

Here is the link for GUI version of Nethogs, Nethogs-QT.

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