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You can manually build from source using the latest tarball, the Debian packaging scripts are included. Grab the latest tarball (currently 3.0.2), unpack it, then run:

sudo tools/debian-setup.sh --install-optional
dpkg-buildpackage -b -uc -us -jauto


The resulting packages can be found in the parent directories, you can remove some packages if you do not need them and install others:

rm wireshark-{doc,dev,dbg}_*.deb
sudo dpkg -i *.deb


I have tested the above instructions on a fresh Kali Linux 2019.2-amd64 image which is based on Debian Unstable, but the same instructions should work on recent Ubuntu versions.

I'll try to work with Balint (the Debian/Ubuntu/Wireshark developer maintaining the PPA) to get it updated to 3.0.2. In meantime, the above instructions should work. By the way, personally I always use the master branch, it generally works thanks to our various testing processes.