Running Wireshark in Linux

Are you running Wireshark in Linux?  You may have to give permission to a non-root user to sniff packets.  How do you do this?

Open Terminal

Next, type –
sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common

Enter YES in the screen that ask for permission

Next, enter-
sudo adduser $USER wireshark

Log out and log back in.  You can now sniff with Wireshark


About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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