How to Install Wireshark on Ubuntu 18.10? – In this article, we will install Wireshark on Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish).
How to Install Wireshark on Ubuntu 18.10?
Wiresharkis a GUI based network packet analysis program that can run on Windows, Linux, macOS operating systems. Wireshark instantly analyzes and stores packets on the network. Wireshark also has a terminal program called “tshark” and has exactly the same features with the GUI.
In this article, we will examine how to install and use Wireshark in Linux systems.
How to Install Wireshark 2.6.3 on Ubuntu 18.10?
The latest version of Wireshark is 2.6.3. To install Wireshark on Ubuntu you need to configure the Official Wireshark Repository.
Wireshark installation on Ubuntu is simple and easy because Wireshark is available in Ubuntu repositories. To install Wireshark 2.6.3 on Ubuntu 18.10 step by step, please follow the following steps.
To add Wireshark to Ubuntu 18.10 Repository, open Terminal and execute the following command, and then press Enter.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:wireshark-dev/stable
To update the Ubuntu 18.10 package list, follow the sudo apt-get update command.
sudo apt-get update
To start installing Wireshark in Ubuntu, execute the sudo apt-get install wireshark command in the terminal.
sudo apt-get install wireshark
Press Y to allow setting up dependent packages for Wireshark, and then press Enter.
If you want to allow non-superusers to perform packet analysis on the network, press Enter on the Yes option. We recommend that you do not allow non-superusers users to perform packet analysis on a secure computer.
After you have successfully installed Wireshark 2.6.3 on Ubuntu 18.10, you can check the version of the program in Help / About.
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