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Do you support USB Ethernet adapters?

asked 2019-04-29 11:08:10 +0000

updated 2019-04-29 16:15:30 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

I have a laptop with no inbuilt ethernet adapter. I use a usb one. Are these supported, and how..

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Which OS are you using?

grahamb gravatar imagegrahamb ( 2019-04-29 11:56:31 +0000 )edit

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answered 2019-04-29 16:21:17 +0000

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The adapters Wireshark supports are the adapters that libpcap/WinPcap/Npcap supports, and those are the adapters that the OS's underlying networking stack supports.

A USB Ethernet adapter will look no different, to most of the networking stack, from a PCI or otherwise "directly" connected Ethernet adapter, so USB Ethernet adapters should work the same way other Ethernet adapters work.

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