Friday, December 11, 2021

NMAP 7.01 is released, you can Install on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other Linux Distribution

Nmap is an open source and cross-platform software that provides users with one of the most powerful network discovery and security auditing utility appreciated by numerous system administrators and security professionals around the world.

Features at a glance

Key features include the ability to monitor service and host uptime, manage service upgrade schedules, do network inventory, discover available hosts on a network based on raw IP packets, as well as to discover running services and operating systems on a specific network.

In addition, it supports a wide range of advanced network mapping techniques, including ping sweeps, TCP/UDP port scanning mechanisms, as well as the ability to scan networks of hundreds of thousands of computers.

What News on Version 7.01 :

  • Switch to using gtk-mac-bundler and jhbuild for building the OS X installer. This promises to reduce a lot of the problems we’ve had with local paths and dependencies using the py2app and macports build system.

How to Install NMAP 7.01 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint Derivative System :

To Install NMAP 7.01 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet, ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.04, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04 and other Ubuntu derivative systems , open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:

Download source code nmap 7.01 :
unzip file and move to folder :
bzip2 -cd nmap-7.01.tar.bz2 | tar xvf –
cd nmap-7.01
configuration and install from source code :
sudo su
make install
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