Installing ettercap on Linux

Ettercap is a comprehensive suite for man in the middle attacks. It features sniffing of live connections, content filtering on the fly and many other interesting tricks. It supports active and passive dissection of many protocols and includes many features for network and host analysis.

 sudo apt-get install ettercap

You will be prompted to choose between ettercap text-only and ettercap-graphical packages. Choose accordingly.

 For installing ettercap-graphical, use the command :

sudo apt-get install ettercap-graphical

For installing ettercap-text only, use the command :

sudo apt-get install ettercap-text-only

After the installation is done, you can open ettercap in different modes. For opening ettercap in graphic mode, use :

sudo ettercap -G

For text mode, use

sudo ettercap -T

To read about ettercap and its different modes, you can use :

man ettercap

Note : 'man' is short for manual. It can be used to read about all commands (description, syntax etc.)

Thankyou (zer0w0rm)