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Aug
14
answered How To Apply Wireshark Patch
Aug
10
comment How do I run wireshark, with root-privileges?
At approximately line 40 of Wireshark's doc/README.packaging file, it says "WIRESHARK CONTAINS OVER TWO MILLION LINES OF SOURCE CODE. DO NOT RUN THEM AS ROOT." Take that statement very seriously.
May
31
comment Wireshark HTTP request methods for GET and POST on wlan0
Because Wireshark, if configured to do so, attempts to resolve the IP address to a host name, which usually means doing the reverse DNS query in question. Whatever host resolution mechanism it uses on your OS (probably some flavor of Linux, from the "wlan0" name for the interface) is probably recognizing the local host IP address (from an /etc/hosts entry?) and giving the local host name, and finding DNS entries for the servers you're talking to on the Internet, but not finding a DNS entry for the other hosts on your network.
May
31
answered Wireshark HTTP request methods for GET and POST on wlan0
May
1
comment How do I run wireshark, with root-privileges?
And, yes, it's definitely a much better way than running Wireshark as root. The README.packaging file in the Wireshark source says "WIRESHARK CONTAINS OVER TWO MILLION LINES OF SOURCE CODE. DO NOT RUN THEM AS ROOT."
May
1
comment How do I run wireshark, with root-privileges?
Actually, he's probably talking about Wireshark rather than WireShark. :-)
Feb
18
comment There are no interfaces on which a capture can be done
"Try opening a terminal and running gksudo wireshark." Please note that this document says "WIRESHARK CONTAINS OVER TWO MILLION LINES OF SOURCE CODE. DO NOT RUN THEM AS ROOT." before doing that. Do the sudo setcap command instead - or use sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common to have the package set the capabilities for you.
Sep
20
comment How can I install libpcap header files on Ubuntu 12.04?
That's because 1) libpcap-dev (probably) depends on the libpcap package, and will bring it in and 2) if you have source code that needs libpcap, you not only will need the libpcap package (whatever it's called - its name might be "libpcap0.8", for various Debian reasons), which provides shared libraries for already-built programs that use libpcap, but you will also need the libpcap-dev package, which provides header files needed to compile the source code for programs that use libpcap (and static libraries in case people want them).
Jul
18
answered problem in wireshark with logical interface
Jun
5
awarded  Supporter
Jun
5
answered wireshark config/packet socket support
Mar
24
awarded  Teacher
Mar
24
answered Installing Wireshark 1.8.3 in 12.04