Binary package “ntop” in ubuntu precise

display network usage in web browser

 ntop is a network traffic probe that shows the network usage, similar to what
 the popular top Unix command does. ntop is based on libpcap and it has been
 written in a portable way in order to virtually run on every Unix platform and
 on Win32 as well.
 ntop users can use a web browser to navigate through ntop (that acts as a
 web server) traffic information and get a dump of the network status. In the
 latter case, ntop can be seen as a simple RMON-like agent with an embedded web
 The use of:
  * a web interface
  * limited configuration and administration via the web interface
  * reduced CPU and memory usage (they vary according to network size
  and traffic)
 make ntop easy to use and suitable for monitoring various kind of networks.
 This package contains the ntop daemon.