I've tried the procedures listed in the CaptureSetup/CapturePrivileges, and the Debian specific file, but still see no interfaces. I saw an earlier post referring to bpf* file permissions, but this appears to only be relevant to Mac OS X users. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Any ideas?
asked 20 Nov '11, 18:13
EDIT: The instructions from README.Debian actually do work (except it's missing the step that tells you to log out and then back in). The
These commands work for me with Wireshark 1.6.2 on Ubuntu Server 11.10 (64-bit):
Instead of rebooting, you can logout with this command:
or simply (if you're already at the login shell):
If the solution above still fails on your system, an alternative is to set the
(FYI: There's an open ticket for this "security vulnerability", but no one seems to have done anything about it since it was reported JAN-2010.)****
Complete solution found at http://cmc.site11.com/?p=2165
Then just start Wireshark and select the network interface. It worked for me on 10.04 LTS.
answered 04 Apr '12, 11:41
sudo groupadd wireshark sudo usermod -a -G wireshark $USER sudo chgrp wirshark /usr/bin/dumpcap sudo setcap cap_net_raw,cap_net_admin=eip /usr/bin/dumpcap
answered 10 Feb, 04:16