Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

i tried to install wireshark on ubuntu 12.04 but i get

iqbal@iqbal-HP-ProBook-4530s:~$ sudo apt-get install wireshark
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 wireshark : Depends: wireshark-common (= 1.11.4+svn20140420104827~d0489f2a-0ubuntu1~precise1~ppa0) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages

so how can i install wireshark on ubuntu 12.04 if any one can please tell me thanks

share|improve this question
    
did you enable the appropriate ppa ? –  bodhi.zazen Jun 2 at 20:56

1 Answer 1

Try running:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

When this has run its course try wireshark again:

sudo apt-get install wireshark

and hopefully this will be enough, otherwise we will have to dig a little deeper...

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.