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How to build and install tshark without Wireshark?

asked 2019-10-25 12:33:36 +0000

updated 2019-10-25 12:52:45 +0000

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Hi there, I am busy with Linux From Scratch. I am struggling to install tshark without any gui(Qt5 and Xorg Libraries) because I want to use lightweight version of Wireshark. Is it possible?

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answered 2019-10-25 12:51:52 +0000

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You control the build via CMake options. From the Wireshark Developers Guide:

-DBUILD_wireshark=OFF

Don’t build the Wireshark GUI application. Each command line utility has its own BUILD_xxx flag as well. For example, you can use -DBUILD_mmdbresolve=OFF to disable mmdbresolve.

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