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How to make a usermod for usermod -a -G wireshark _your_username_ to work

asked 2020-04-18 15:07:03 +0000

Ibrahim_B_Rammaha gravatar image

Using Wireshark on Fedora and when running it, I get "Couldn't run /usr/bin/dumpcap in child process: Permission denied Are you a member of the 'wireshark' group? Try running 'usermod -a -G wireshark _your_username_' as root."

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answered 2020-04-18 15:16:20 +0000

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updated 2020-04-18 15:17:39 +0000

See this answer by @Bill Meier to the identical question on the old site.

Remember to log off and back on again after making the group membership change.

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