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Network statistics gatherer

darkstat is a packet sniffer that runs as a background process, gathers all sorts of statistics about network usage, and serves them over HTTP. Features:

  • Traffic graphs, reports per host, shows ports for each host.

  • Embedded web-server with deflate compression.

  • Asynchronous reverse DNS resolution using a child process.

  • Small. Portable. Single-threaded. Efficient.

  • Supports IPv6.


Install the latest version of darkstat as follows:

guix install darkstat

Or install a particular version:

guix install darkstat@3.0.719

You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the guix shell documentation for more information.