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When I was on Windows XP I remember if you brought up the network information there would be a part of the window that would say packets sent and received (I would supply a screenshot, but I cannot).

I am curious if in OS X there is anyway to see the how many packets have been sent and received since the network connection was started?

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You can use Activity Monitor (in Applications > Utilities). Click on the Network subtab at the bottom of the main screen.

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I knew it was something so simple! I just didn't know where to look! –  afuzzyllama Feb 10 '12 at 22:47
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