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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wireshark is in the universe repository:

sudo apt-add-repository universe
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install wireshark

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Pretty important, after installing Wireshark, run:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common

(see https://ask.wireshark.org/questions/16343/install-wireshark-on-ubuntu)

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