Zenmap is developed by Nmap and is a network scanning and analysis tool. The main difference between Zenmap and Nmap tools is their graphical interface, which can be suitable for beginners or speed up the work process. In this article, we will teach you How to Install Zenmap on Ubuntu 22.04. You can check out the packages offered on the Eldernode website if you would like to purchase an Ubuntu VPS server.
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Tutorial Setup Zenmap on Ubuntu 22.04
What is Zenmap?
Zenmap is a free, open-source, and multi-platform application that is the official Nmap Security Scanner GUI and is designed to be used with Nmap. It supports Windows, Linux, Ubuntu, Fedora, Kali, Mint, MacOS, BSD, CentOS and etc. Zenmap makes Nmap easier for beginners and offers advanced features for experienced Nmap users. Also, it can be used by beginners to scan the network and discover vulnerabilities. Zenmap scans the network of a particular IP address or domain and displays the domain details.
1) Scan multi ports
2) Scan basic Nmap IP or host
3) Scan TCP or UDP ports
4) Scan for MAC address spoofing
5) Scan IPv6 Addresses
6) Detect malware infections on remote hosts
7) Detect service/daemon versions
8) Launch DOS
9) Launch brute force attacks
10) Disable DNS name resolution
11) Find the open port
12) Check the number of packets send or receive
Difference between Zenmap and Nmap
Zenmap has advanced features that make Nmap easy for novice developers. Zenmap is also using to display Nmap output, which can show the difference between two scans where these scans run more than once. It means Zenmap provides an interface for comparing scan results and can detect the changes even when the same scan is run on different days.
Nmap is a network scanner and is known for port mapping used to identify hosts and services. Nmap scans the computer network and provides a network for hosting exploration and services. It can detect the hosts and services of the network which is used for scanning. It should be noted that Nmap is written in C, C++, Python, and Lua but Zenmap is the GUI of Nmap and it is not possible to say in which programming language it is written.
In the continuation of this article, join us to show you how to install Zenmap on Ubuntu 22.04.
Installing Zenmap on Ubuntu 22.04
Zenmap isn’t available on the official Ubuntu repository and you have to install it manually. Before doing anything, update your system packages by entering the following command:
sudo apt update
Now you should install Nmap using the following command:
sudo apt install nmap
In this step, you need to install Python GTK on your Ubuntu 22.04 system by running the following command. Because Zenmap uses Python GTK to create a graphical user interface.
sudo apt install ./python-gtk2_2.24.0-5.1ubuntu2_amd64.deb
Now it’s time to download the Zenmap Debian package. To do this, run the following command:
Also, you can download it by visiting the following address:
To install Zenmap just enter the following command:
sudo apt install ./zenmap_7.60-1ubuntu5_all.deb
How to Use Zenmap on Ubuntu 22.04
If you want to access Zenmap features and use it on your Ubuntu 22.04 system, you should run Zenmap as a root user. To do this, use the following command:
You can scan the network by typing the IP address or hostname.
In order for users to confirm the availability of the computer, they have to choose from the drop-down box from a variety of analyzes such as full scan, simple scan, or ping scan. You can see the separate steps in Nmap in the Nmap output window on the right:
First, we introduced the Zenmap and enumerated its features. We also explained the difference between Zenmap and Nmap. Then we taught you how to install Zenmap on Ubuntu 22.04. Zenmap allows users to save and compare scans performed and also lets them see network topology maps, and viewports running on hosts on a network and store scans on a searchable database. I hope this tutorial was useful for you.