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asked 2019-09-19 16:32:06 +0000

yujun gravatar image

Sorry, I know this is kind of a dumb question, but I'm trying to download Wireshark on a VM running Ubuntu. I've not used Linux systems before but I know that I can't download the Windows installers, at least not without downloading other software to create a Windows environment which I don't want to do, and does that mean macOS is the correct one? Bit of a newbie and student, appreciate any help! I'm very much on the 'send help, I have no idea how anything works' stage lol.

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answered 2019-09-19 17:50:29 +0000

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I'm a fool and realized I could install using sudo. Thanks!

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Linux and macOS are different flavors of UN*X, so the macOS version isn't the right one.

The Windows version won't necessarily work under Wine (the "software to create a Windows environment" under Linux and other UN*Xes).

Linux distributions generally have Wireshark as a package to install, so we don't provide our own packages; presumably you used sudo to run apt-get or something such as that.

Guy Harris gravatar imageGuy Harris ( 2019-09-19 20:40:05 +0000 )edit

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