Wireshark is a program for capturing and analyzing network traffic.

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Hide an interface from wireshark

I have been looking at the possibility to hide a network interface from wiresharks dumpcap, the reason is that I want to hide the servers management port so that users can't listen on that traffic ...
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Wireshark does not show any interface to capture packets

I've installed Wireshark in Ubuntu 16.04 with the command: sudo apt-get install wireshark After program start, Start Capture and Stop Capture buttons are disabled. Even opening Capture Options ...
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tshark, listen to port does not work

How to listen to the port? Just connect to host (IP, e.g google.com): sudo tshark -i eth0 -H IP // not working sudo tshark -i eth0 -H "IP" // not working sudo tshark -i eth0 host IP // not working ...
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Wireshark invalid permission for usb monitor

I have an issue in Wireshark for usb monitoring. Apart from the way things worked in the past wireshark(not even seeing ports unless root) now displays the usb ports it can monitor, but it doesn't ...
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Wireshark and 6Mbps UDP packet stream

Today I noticed that when I start capturing packets in wireshark, a steady stream of UDP packets is generated. It is a very constant 6Mbps, going to multicast address 232.9.3.115 port 6288, where all ...
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wireshark installing ubuntu14.0.4 error

I am trying to install by: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install wireshark $ sudo apt-get remove wireshark However, I got the below ...
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i'm not able to use wireshark [duplicate]

message appears No interface can be used for capturing in this system with the current configuration. (couldn't run /usr/bin/dumpcap in child process: permission denied) Tell me how to avoid it.
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Wireshark 1.10.6 crashing in 14.04

I use Wireshark to go through packet captures, and everything was running fine until a few days ago. Now, whenever I open Wireshark, the application freezes and I have to force close the program. ...
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How to set wired interface on Monitor Mode?

I could set my Wireless connection on Monitor Mode. And i could capture packets using wireshark. But how do i set my wired connection on monitor mode so that i can capture wired traffic too on ...
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Install rt3572 driver for wireshark air sniffing to Ubuntu 15.10

I am so messed up on this driver installation. I had used Linksys AE1000 and WUSB600N wireless LAN USB adapter for 802.11 packet sniffing and had no problem with Ubuntu 12.04. However, if I run ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Bluetooth Won't Capture (Will Connect)

I am currently using a Ubuntu 15.10 VM on Workstation w/ a USB dongle installed and operating at 100% on the host machine. When I connect the dongle to the VM using the menu options I get the usual ...
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Wireshark unable to see wireless adapter or ethernet (Macbook Pro 2012)

I'm in the beginning phases or studying Cyber Security and CEH and I'm using Wireshark to test capturing and analyzing data on my home network. But after installing, it only sees my bluetooth device. ...
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How many ports opened by a single application

I am writing a program in nodejs that will be firing number of calls to an api. I need to limit number of requests to 100 at a time. I have finished writing the application, but how can I check in ...
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What does “Compression Method : null(0)” mean in Client Hello?

As a task of my assignment, I used wireshark to capture packets. Now in Client Hello message, I saw compression method:null(0). Now I am confused what is that mean? Does that mean no compression is ...
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Running Wireshark (Monitor Mode) using Live DVD

I'm having trouble installing/running Wireshark to capture traffic other than my own. I've tried multiple usb-wifi adapters*, so not sure if it's a driver, hardware, or an installation issue. For ...
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Failing to install wireshark because of errors in wireshark-common as a sudo Super User

I don't have the root password so I entered sudo super user mode in an attempt to install wireshark on my laptop. I've tried installing wireshark previously but I did not have root access the first ...
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Find outr which IPs are from program and which IPs are from addons

I have a program (that legitimately calls authors) and plug-ins that also call authors (not so legitimately). I want to run the vanilla version of a program and collect IPs it is trying to connect. ...
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How to enable IPV6 packet capturing in WireShark at the same time as IPV4?

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and for some debugging work need to capture IPV6 packets going to and from a specific port, however I understand that by default IPV6 packets are not ...
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How to install WireShark on my DELL with UBUNTU 14.04

Can anybody help me installing WireShark? My Computer: Core i5 Intel Inspiron 15 5558 DELL 8GB RAM 1TB HDD. UBUNTU 14.04
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How to install Wireshark

I am new to Linux and have a need to install Wireshark 2.0.0 on VirtualBox's Xubuntu 14.04. I have already downloaded .tar.gz package and extracted it. Then I opened terminal in the wireshark folder ...
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Configure Wireshark for PPPoE connection

Wireshark is not displaying my PPPoE connection in its interface list. Official wireshark website says PPP connections can be captured by configuring the ppp daemon and I've no idea how to do the same....
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Some packets are missing when running wireshark on a remote pc using `ssh -Y`

I have a pc with 802.11p support which I use to capture WSMP packets. If I run wireshark on it I receive all the packets. If I login to this PC via ssh -Y or ssh -X from other PC and run wireshark I ...
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Wireshark freezes and stop after running VoIP calls menu [closed]

I'm using wireshark on Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to see a VoIP call flow, but every time I try to access this menu I get the following error : Gdk:ERROR:/build/buildd/gtk+3.0-3.10.8/./gdk/gdkcairo.c:...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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tshark cannot read any input file with -r

I installed tshark through sudo apt-get install tshark. The following error shows up when given an input file: $ tshark -r filename.pcapng tshark: The file "filename.pcapng" could not be opened: ...
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Converting .pcap files to .txt using tshark

I am trying to convert my .pcap packet capture files generated by tcpdump into a text format. I am getting a permission error whenever I try to convert the .pcap file or even just port ">" the stdout ...
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Having problem with opening softwares from the terminal (including wireshark & gedit)

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and I am having errors opening softwares from the terminal. For example: build@build:/usr/local/bin$ sudo wireshark gdk_mir_display_open Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to ...
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How to tell which USB port to monitor

I'm trying to capture some packets for a USB device which works in a MS Virtual Machine, so that I can try to write some Linux support. I am using libpcap and wireshark to capture the USB packets. ...
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wireshark crashes when using flow graph feature ubuntu 14.04

Using the flow graph feature on wireshark Version 1.10.6 causes wireshark to crash. I am running wireshark on ubuntu 14.04,
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How to get Wireshark to monitor a specific IP in the background

I have got Wireshark installed and I am wanting to monitor the traffic to and from a specific IP address, so what would be really useful would be if I could get Wireshark to start by itself on startup ...
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Wireshark Openflow support not working

I installed mininet to see Openflow in action. However when I installed wireshark with apt-get and with the script provided by mininet, but I got the same error: $ sudo wireshark 21:18:34 ...
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IP addresses of DNS Queries Show Up Backwards in Wireshark

I have been using DNSCrypt with dnsmasq on my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. When running a dumcap via Wireshark, I've noticed a couple of odd occurrences lately. Firstly, after disconnecting from my VPN, with ...
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Wireshark Error when starting capture

I'm using Wireshark on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have it up and running. However, when I click start after selecting an interface, the program freezes. I have tried 'export LIBOVERLAY_SCROLLBAR=0' with ...
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WireShark Version 1.6.7 Uninstallation Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit on a Dell XPS-13. I'm trying to remove WireShark version 1.6.7.... I'm not having any luck. Please help
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Wireshark is not able to capture on any of the interfaces

I just switched to Ubuntu from openSuse where I used wireshark with no problem. Now I receive the error that "You don't have permission to capture on that device" referring to my 802.11 wifi. I have ...
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Is Wireshark the correct tool as a data (traffic) meter? Something better?

My household is allotted 250 gigabytes per month. Someone in my family is using-up all the data. The "traffic meter" on my router (WNDR3700) only tells me total data usage. I want to break it down by ...
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How to update wireshark interface list?

I installed Wireshark(v1.10.6) from software centre. In the interface list, only bluetooth is shown. I wanted to capture packets that are sent & received from wireless connection. How should I do ...
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How to install driver for TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 14.04?

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. As I am developing a WiFi product, I want to capture the WiFi traffic wirelessly with Wireshark. Having some searching in the web, I know that I can do that with a USB ...
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How To Apply Wireshark Patch [closed]

Running Wireshark Version 1.10.6 (v1.10.6 from master-1.10) on 14.04 LTS. It crashes anytime i Open a VoIP Graph Flow. Got the patch at https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9179 Can't ...
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problem in installing wireshark on ubuntu 12.04

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 ...
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Installing a software/Wirehsark on Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I'm trying to install wireshark on my Ubuntu 11.10 (kernel 3.0.0-12-generic-pae) via a proxy, but fail. I've tried the usual apt-get: me@MyUbuntuPC:~$ sudo apt-get install wireshark Reading package ...
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What is the difference between `groups $USER`and `groups` in a terminal?

When I run the the following command in a terminal I get different output. I try to find out if I am a member of the Wireshark group. groups $USER Does list wireshark groups Does not list ...
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How to enable Wireshark without running as root in Trusty 14.04

I installed Wireshark. Running as root is not recommended, so I Did sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common According to: http://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/CapturePrivileges http://anonscm....
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running wireshark “Lua: Error during loading”

By running wireshark in 14.04 I got this error What should I do to solve this? Lua: Error during loading: [string "/usr/share/wireshark/init.lua"]:46: dofile has been disabled due to running ...
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Check what connections a software / application is trying to make

How to check what urls and ports a particular application or software is trying to access? Does it require Wireshark of something?
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How to rresolve the error: /var/cache/apt/archives/wireshark-common_1.11.3+svn54990-0ubuntu1~saucy1~ppa0_amd64.deb

I have an ubuntu 13.10 and try to install wireshark on it. But I keep on getting the following error. mininet@ubun_13_10:~/mininet$ sudo apt-get install wireshark Reading package lists... Done ...
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Wireshark does not start

I installed Wireshark from the Ubuntu software center (running Ubuntu version 13.10) and got no error messages after. The problem is that Wireshark splash window closes halfway through the progress ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 wireshark crashes at start of capture with segfault unless ran as root

Wireshark has always worked without issue for me, but upon using it on 13.10 I find that as soon as I start a live capture it does nothing, the screen dims, then it crashes. syslog shows: wireshark[...
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Is there a way to make tshark not truncate lines?

I'm trying to inspect http conversation: tshark -r ~/1.pcap -R http -V | less But here and there I see these [truncated] things: Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.8\r\n [truncated] Cookie: PHPSESSID=...
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How can I drop a specific packet from my netwirk traffic using Wireshark Ubuntu

How can I drop a specific packet from my network traffic using Wireshark Ubuntu