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How To Install Ntopng on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Ntopng on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Ntopng on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Ntopng is a web-based application for true network traffic flow monitoring that is available as open freeware. It’s an improved kind of innovative Ntop that displays network use, statistics, and analytical data. Ntopng comes in professional and corporate editions with license restrictions, as well as a free open source community version. It supports major OS including Unix, Windows, and macOS.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Ntopng network monitoring on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Ntopng on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install gnupg ca-certificates apt-transport-https software-properties-common

Step 2. Installing Ntopng on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, the Ntopng is available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the latest version of Ntopng from the official page using wget command:

cd /tmp
wget https://packages.ntop.org/apt/22.04/all/apt-ntop.deb

Then, install your downloaded file using the following command:

sudo dpkg -i apt-ntop.deb
sudo apt install ntopng

Step 3. Configure Ntopng.

You need to open the Ntopng configuration file with your favorite text editor:

sudo nano /etc/ntopng.conf

Find the -w directive and uncomment it:


Save and close the file, then restart Ntopng to take change the effect:

sudo systemctl restart ntopng

Step 4. Configure Firewall.

Ubuntu 22.04 has ufw a firewall running by default. Make sure to open port 3000 for server Ntopng using the following command below:

sudo ufw allow 3000
sudo ufw enable
sudo ufw status

Step 5. Accessing Ntopng Web Interface.

Once successfully installed, open your web browser and type the URL https://your-server-ip-address:3000. You will be redirected to the Ntopng dashboard interface, The default username, and password as admin/admin:

Install Ntopng on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Ntopng. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Ntopng network monitoring tool on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Ntopng website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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