2.6. Installing the binaries under UNIX

Wireshark 2.1

2.6. Installing the binaries under UNIX

2.6.1. Installing from RPM’s under Red Hat and alike

  • The package contains the core Wireshark libraries and command-line tools.
  • The package contains the Qt-based GUI.
  • The (formerly ) package contains the legacy Gtk+ based GUI.
yum install wireshark wireshark-qt
rpm -ivh wireshark-2.0.0-1.x86_64.rpm wireshark-qt-2.0.0-1.x86_64.rpm

2.6.2. Installing from deb’s under Debian, Ubuntu and other Debian derivatives

$ aptitude install wireshark
$ dpkg -i wireshark-common_2.0.5.0-1_i386.deb wireshark_wireshark-
[Note] Capturing requires privileges

2.6.3. Installing from portage under Gentoo Linux

$ USE="c-ares gtk ipv6 portaudio snmp ssl kerberos threads selinux" emerge wireshark

2.6.4. Installing from packages under FreeBSD

$ pkg_add -r wireshark