Thursday, March 30, 2017

Network scanning tools for Ubuntu 16.04

LinSSID is a graphical and functional wifi scanner for Ubuntu Linux, which is similar to iwscanner and Inssider.  It is written from scratch entirely in C++ using Linux wireless tools and Qt4. You can grab the .deb file from Sourceforge . 




Before proceeding with the installation make sure you have gdebi installed on your system ; it can be easily installed via terminal (ctrl+alt+t) by using the command  : 

sudo apt install gdebi

Navigate to the location of the .deb and install it by right click > Open With > Gdebi Package Installer .



After installation LinSSID can be opened from Unity Dash .




Angry IP Scanner (or simply ipscan) is an open-source and cross-platform network scanner designed to be fast and simple to use. It scans IP addresses and ports . In order to install Angry IP Scanner we need to download the .deb file from here. Locate the downloaded .deb and install it by right click > Open With > Gdebi Package Installer. 





Once installed the tool can be launched from Dash. 



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