Segmentation fault while changing Link-layer header

asked 2020-12-01 19:58:26 +0000

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How do I change the link layer header type on the wireless interface? When I try to do this by double clicking on the current header (Ethernet wireshark crash with segmentation fault error

I want to do this to capture 802.11 packets as described here

To see 802.11 headers for frames, without radio information, you should: in Wireshark, if you're starting the capture from the GUI, select "802.11" as the "Link-layer header type" in the "Capture Options" dialog;

OS ubuntu 20.04

Reinstalling wireshark didn't help

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Can you add the output of wireshark -v or Help->About Wireshark:Wireshark.

Chuckc gravatar imageChuckc ( 2020-12-01 21:28:11 +0000 )edit


[email protected]:~$ wireshark -v

Wireshark 3.2.3 (Git v3.2.3 packaged as 3.2.3-1)

Copyright 1998-2020 Gerald Combs [email protected] and contributors. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Compiled (64-bit) with Qt 5.12.8, with libpcap, with POSIX capabilities (Linux), with libnl 3, with GLib 2.64.2, with zlib 1.2.11, with SMI 0.4.8, with c-ares 1.15.0, with Lua 5.2.4, with GnuTLS 3.6.13 and PKCS #11 support, with Gcrypt 1.8.5, with MIT Kerberos, with MaxMind DB resolver, with nghttp2 1.40.0, with brotli, with LZ4, with Zstandard, with Snappy, with libxml2 2.9.10, with QtMultimedia, without ...(more)

ibse gravatar imageibse ( 2020-12-02 05:10:44 +0000 )edit