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Is there a way I can check via terminal or command line how many packets are being received by each interface/computer on the network?

I want to check which PC is downloading a large amount of data.

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What is the make and model of the device they are connected to? Or do you want to check each one - if so, what operating systems are they running? –  Paul Jun 4 '12 at 4:26
    
@Paul Each one of them is connected to a wireless router through their laptops or mobile phones. Wireless router is then connected to internet –  Suhail Gupta Jun 4 '12 at 4:28
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This didn't answer either of my questions :) –  Paul Jun 4 '12 at 4:42
    
If you check the interfaces, you'll also see local traffic and will have no good way to separate it from Internet traffic. I think what you really want to do is get traffic statistics from your router. –  David Schwartz Jun 4 '12 at 5:00
    
@Paul then i didn't understand your question –  Suhail Gupta Jun 4 '12 at 7:44

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Generally you can use SNMP and MRTG.

SNMP will report you current state of interface bandwidth.

Linux tutorial

Windows tutorial

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