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What is NmapFE?

It is a graphical front end for nmap security scanner. Because the limited help available from the nmapfe help menu, better you read from nmap manual page first. NmapFE was originally written by Zach Smith (key@aye.net). It’s now maintained by Fyodor (fyodor@insecure.org). The newest version of nmap can be obtained from www.insecure.org/nmap/.

If you are not get used to with nmap options, it will be a good alternative.

How to install NmapFE?

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install nmapfe

[sudo] password for taufanlubis:

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following NEW packages will be installed:


0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 108kB of archives.

After unpacking 246kB of additional disk space will be used.

WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!


Install these packages without verification [y/N]? y

Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe nmapfe 4.20-2 [108kB]

Fetched 108kB in 16s (6716B/s)

Selecting previously deselected package nmapfe.

(Reading database … 123307 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking nmapfe (from …/nmapfe_4.20-2_i386.deb) …

Setting up nmapfe (4.20-2) …




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