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supressing Configuring-wireshark-common in ubuntu

asked 2020-08-24 06:00:08 +0000

hello ,

I am installing wirehsark from ubuntu repository , and i observe a configuring-wireshark-common prompt , i wanted to know is it advisable to suppress it at the time of installation and if so how can it be done ?

the users can reconfigure it at a later point of time using sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common .

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Note that this isn't a Wireshark project issue as such, it's an issue for those creating the packages, in this case the Ubuntu MOTU Developers as seen on the package page for wireshark-common.

grahamb gravatar imagegrahamb ( 2020-08-25 07:26:41 +0000 )edit

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answered 2020-08-24 14:20:16 +0000

Jaap gravatar image

Whether it's advised is up to your unique situation. Since there is no universal 'right answer' this prompt is made.

It is suggested it can be done, see this Server Fault question.

You probably can find more information in Debian packaging related fora.

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answered 2020-08-24 12:48:05 +0000

Anders gravatar image

From here sudo apt-get install wireshark -y

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even if i install using sudo apt-get install wireshark -y , i still get the configuring-wireshark-common prompt , and i have to choose yes/no .. any other way to suppress it?

shruty20 gravatar imageshruty20 ( 2020-08-24 12:57:21 +0000 )edit

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