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Where is wireshark?

asked 2017-12-29 01:44:27 -0500

toddandmargo gravatar image

Hi All,

I just installed wireshark:

# dnf --enablerepo=* install wireshark

Where the heck (not my actual word) did it go? I can't find the turkey (again, not my actual word).


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"dnf search wireshark" can be useful

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2017-12-29 14:11:29 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-12-29 03:23:14 -0500

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"wireshark" package doesn't contain the GUI, you need to install wireshark-gtk or wireshark-qt if you want an application to run.

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answered 2017-12-30 21:41:30 -0500

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Fedora Magazine provides a good tutorial in case you are wondering.


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answered 2018-11-01 03:29:41 -0500

I ended up here because in Fedora 29 the wireshark-qt does not exist. I found out that it was actually deprecated. the wireshark package now installs the GUI with a wireshark-cli package as a dependency.

All of the guides to install Wireshark need updating.

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Very useful information, thanks.

chroussakis gravatar imagechroussakis ( 2019-03-02 15:46:13 -0500 )edit

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