Wireshark 2.6.6 available in the repository for CentOS 7

This is the next maintenance release of Wireshark 2.6. The repository will bring you to version 2.6.6 automatically. If you haven’t already added the 1310nm.net Wireshark repository, follow the instructions in Wireshark on CentOS7 (TL;DR version). Run yum update and get the latest repository information, then upgrade to the most recent Wireshark version. Note: You…

Cisco commits to reducing plastic usage by 20%

Cisco has committed to reducing the use of plastics over the next 7 years. They will reduce the amount of virgin plastic used by 25% compared with this year. https://twitter.com/Cisco/status/1073306643998355456 Virgin plastic is new plastic, and has an environmental impact in both it’s creation and disposal. The three key ways of minimising this (and any…

Raspberry Pi Foundation release updated Model A+

The Raspberry Pi foundation yesterday released a new iteration of the popular maker board. Previously updates have focused on the more capable networked Model B which has provided wired connectivity. This time around, they have updated the Model A+, previously a first generation Raspberry Pi product. However, with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+, the…

Oracle sees future in Talari

Oracle today closed a deal to purchase Talari Networks completely. The deal is for an undisclosed sum but is unlikely to leave the previous investors in Talari out of pocket. (According to Crunchbase, there was $53mn invested in Talari across 9 funding rounds). We are thrilled to join forces with Talari and welcome their team…

Installing Wireshark – Muddled Alternatives

You might have had some problems with Wireshark installations recently, I certainly have! After installing and removing the Wireshark files from the repository, I ended up with the error message below when re-installing. warning: %postun(wireshark-qt-2.6.4-1.x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status 2Non-fatal POSTUN scriptlet failure in rpm package wireshark-qt-2.6.4-1.x86_64 Apparently the file that stores the alternatives for…

SiLK repository updates

The SiLK tool from the CERT team has been updated a while ago. Some work this weekend has seen the CentOS 7 repository that we maintain updated to support the latest updates. libfixbuf upgraded to 2.1.0 from 1.7.1 SiLK upgraded to 3.17.2 from 3.16.0 yaf 2.10.0 added There is a significant change in thelibfixbuf library,…